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Home or office? Future is hybrid, say HR heads

MOST HR professionals — 65 percent of them — believe workers will divide their time between office and home after pandemic restrictions have been...
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Embracing the ‘Mama Bear Moment’: Gender-equality is moving on apace

On International Women’s Day, TEODORA GAVRILUT looks at how things are changing – mostly for the better AGAINST the backdrop of 2020’s challenges, there has...
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Company boards ‘flounder on diversity and inclusion’

A REPORT by the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) Diversity and Inclusion points to a lack of trustee board diversity in the UK. It...
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Bezos stepping-down — ish: a new role for Amazon head

JEFF BEZOS is stepping-down as chief executive of Amazon, but "this isn't about retiring,” he has announced. The billionaire, who founded the e-commerce giant some...
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Free counselling for workers fearing anew for future of their jobs

PUSH, a UK wellbeing and performance company, will be offering free one-to-one mental health support sessions to those struggling with the challenges of coming...
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Work-Life Week is here, how should we mark it in 2020?

THIS is National Work-Life Week — and it sure picked its moment to arrive. With a topsy-turvy world of remote working, overseas escapes, sackings and...
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Using behavioural science can boost productivity and liberate our creative sides

Many Conservative MPs in Britain are reportedly flinching at the idea of compulsory ‘unconscious bias training’. STEPHANIE WATSON explains why all of us should...
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Burnout is coming to get us — WHO has taken note

THE WORLD Health Organisation has officially recognised burnout as a major health risk, and not a moment too soon for some stressed workers. While furloughed...
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The route to profitability — in times of pandemic

ASHLEIGH HINDE, CEO and founder of contact lens company Waldo, on the difficulty of balancing the people, payments and profits equation during tough times WITH...

UK faces ‘productivity collapse’ as remote workers admit they do less

BRITAIN’S economy is on the brink of a productivity collapse, with homebound workers admitting they get away with an average of two hours and...