UK Data Protection at the end of the Transition Period

8th March 2021

The UK has left the EU and the transition period has now expired.  Many businesses will have marked the end of the transition period on their calendars and will have no doubt viewed the government advertisements prompting them to prepare … Continue reading


What women want (in the Workplace)

8th March 2021

“She likes to run alone. No pressure, no stress. This is the one place she can be herself. Look any way she wants, dress, think any way she wants. No game playing, no rules.” (What Women Want (2000))   Unfortunately, … Continue reading


Is the breaking of rules my problem?

25th February 2021

The hot topic of conversation this week is surely the PM’s announcement on Monday and the ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown and a return to ‘normal’ life (whatever normal now is). Holiday companies are reporting an exponential surge in bookings since … Continue reading


COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace: Frequently asked questions

24th February 2021

As the largest vaccination programme in British history is gathering pace the UK is almost daring to breathe a sigh of relief. However, whilst there is excitement and relief, there is also anxiety and concern about the vaccine. As the … Continue reading


Managing your remote workforce

16th February 2021

If we turned the clocks back just 12 months, the idea of working from home was something often viewed as a luxury reserved for those in more senior positions or who were perhaps fortunate to find themselves working for organisations … Continue reading


Tackling bullying and harassment in a remote working environment

3rd February 2021

As working from home has become the ‘new normal’ for hundreds of thousands of people throughout the UK, you could assume that bullying, harassment, and any other ‘inappropriate’ behaviour that is obvious in the workplace has all but disappeared.   … Continue reading


Employer Guides: Supporting working parents in the third lockdown

28th January 2021

One month in and, with the news that schools will not reopen until at least 8 March 2021, the realisation has hit many working parents that they not even half-way through the home-schooling anguish and many are nearing breaking point. … Continue reading


That Friday feeling; Remote onboarding

21st January 2021

Starting a new job can be incredibly overwhelming. You have new colleagues to get to know, a different boss to work with and the role itself to get to grips with. But the coronavirus lockdown has resulted in a very … Continue reading


Working from home in 2021: Should I stay (home) or should I go (into the office)?

22nd December 2020

The vaccines are on the way – hallelujah! – but what does this mean for the future of the workplace? At the start of the outbreak I (naively) wrote an article questioning whether the coronavirus pandemic would make flexible working … Continue reading


Great flexpectations in 2021: Dealing with flexible working requests in the post-pandemic world

17th December 2020

Numerous surveys have been conducted providing the overwhelming outcome that it is the preference of many employees’ for a combination of office-based and home-based working going forward. However, there are likely to be some difficult conversations to be had with … Continue reading