Many employees have endured and enjoyed an extended stint working from home. For parents and guardians, this has coincided with school closures and home-schooling. This is a complex juggling act, putting strains on both family and professional lives.
Being a sympathetic, understanding employer goes some way to supporting staff – here is CIPD's top level advice and an insight into how two companies have navigated these tricky waters.
Many people are worrying about losing jobs and how sick pay and benefits will work during the coronavirus outbreak. COVID-19 is posing unanswered questions around how long disruption will last so organisations must plan for weeks of more uncertainty.
This video offers some key advice on best practice for employers in these unprecedented times.
The coronavirus outbreak is an exceptional event posing a threat to worker health and safety and a risk to business operations. As a new virus, it’s unclear how long the threat will last so organisations must plan for weeks and possibly months of disruption.
Here is some advice for employers and people professionals on best practice, implementing flexible working and helping to ensure your employees's well-being.
The coronavirus outbreak is an exceptional event posing a threat to worker health and safety and a risk to business operations. Many organisations have already adopted agile and flexible working practices to minimise disruption to business and support efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Here are some top tips on how to work from effectively.
Virgin's Purpose and People Experience Group Director, Charlotte Goodman, talks to GoodWork TV about purposeful leadership, how leaders can prepare for the future, what people professionals can do to influence their leaders and more...
The CIPD and Westminster Business School brought together D&I practitioners from different organisations for a series of workshops, to identify the key issues in diversity, to test the scientific evidence in this area, and to co-create practical solutions to better embed diversity in the workplace.
Good Work TV talks to attendees of Inclusive Employers' National Inclusion Week - including ITN, South Western Railway and CPS – and to McDonald's HR Manager Meeta Zakharia about the organisation's commitment to promoting and supporting diversity in the workplace.
The CIPD's Katie Jacobs talks to Neil Harbisson, the world's first cyborg artist and co-founder of the Cyborg Foundation. Thanks to the antenna implanted in his skull, Harbisson can hear images and paint sounds and believes it's time we stopped using tech to change the planet – instead we should start using tech to change ourselves.
The CIPD's Katie Jacobs and NHS Employers CEO, Danny Mortimer, discuss the fascinating 'Solving the productivity conundrum - can the new era of technology solve the UK's output puzzle?' panel discussion. Held at the 2019 CIPD Festival of Work.
The CIPD's Editorial Manager, Derek Tong, and Rob Neil, Culture Changing Leadership at the Department for Education, sit down to discuss the 'Race: The elephant in the room' workshop held at the 2019 Festival of Work.
The CIPD's Katie Jacobs talks to Angela Ignam, Head of Global People Analytics & Insight at Aviva, about wearabales in the workplace. What are the opportunities and challenges of using and collecting employee health data?
Lookers' Andrew Stephenson; People Change Expertise's Melanie Steel and Pret a Manger's Andrea Wareham discuss how work will change in the next ten years and how HR leaders are making sure the future of work is good.
CIPD Chief Executive, Peter Cheese, discusses the launch of Good Work TV. Work can and should be a force for good, but what are the factors that contribute to this? What makes work good for workers, good for organisations and good for society? What part can we each play?
Good Work TV is a content channel that aims to prompt discussion and ideas on what good work is and how we can make it happen. We bring together a broad range of perspectives and experiences from thought leaders, people practitioners, as well as individuals working in different roles across all different sectors — shining a light on inspirational stories and initiatives that are transforming working lives and helping to make good work a reality.