Public opinion backs reduced working hours in Scotland

The SNP wants to weigh up a shift to a four day working week, ‘as and when’ Scotland gains full control of employment rights. The post Public opinion backs reduced working hours... Read more »

‘Four-day week’ trials transform Icelandic employment

Trials of reduced working hours have led to new employment contracts for many people in Iceland. The post ‘Four-day week’ trials transform Icelandic employment appeared first on Personnel Today. Read more »

Employees’ group rejects Apple’s return to office plan

Letter from 80 employees urges Apple leaders to rethink plan to return to office in September – to reflect diversity and inclusion and the success of homeworking. The post Employees’ group rejects... Read more »

UK skills lag behind Europe in business and tech

Global skills report makes uncomfortable reading for UK businesses and may affect plans to implement hybrid working. The post UK skills lag behind Europe in business and tech appeared first on Personnel... Read more »

Bankers reluctant to leave London for EU

The movement of banking interests from London to locations within the EU have hit a stumbling block: the UK-based employees often don’t want to move. The post Bankers reluctant to leave London... Read more »

Daniel Kahneman: how ‘noise’ damages decisions

Why we should use the return to the workplace as an opportunity to implement radical change and get to grips to poor decision-making. The post Daniel Kahneman: how ‘noise’ damages decisions appeared... Read more »

Five future-of-work decisions HR must now address

Organisations must revisit workforce strategies, the role of the office, technology, employment models and diversity in the light of a year in which ‘tectonic plates have shifted’, argues Gartner. The post Five... Read more »

Four-day week could boost jobs in Spain

Spain: a four-day week is being considered as a measure that could boost jobs, productivity and help the country recover from the economic damage of the pandemic. The post Four-day week could... Read more »

‘Infodemic’ and ‘Covid myopia’ pose risks to global workforce

Risks facing the global workforce have reached their highest level since 2016, with a growing ‘infodemic’ and mental health issues among significant challenges. The post ‘Infodemic’ and ‘Covid myopia’ pose risks to... Read more »

Building skills the top priority for HR leaders in 2021

Gartner study also finds a lack of diversity is undermining confidence and trust in leadership. The post Building skills the top priority for HR leaders in 2021 appeared first on Personnel Today. Read more »
Subscribe to our Newsletter