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Returning employees to work in a COVID-19 world

As businesses look towards recovery in these unprecedented and uncertain times, issues such as identifying and managing work health and safety risks and the unwinding of stand-downs and temporary contractual variations need to be considered. However, the COVID-19 situation remains fluid, and it is important that businesses remain informed so […]

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The role of HR in business continuity

The current crisis has placed specific challenges on HR professionals in terms of managing a workforce that may have suddenly become remote. Meeting the workforce where they are and making them feel supported is a great start to delivering on employee expectations, writes Rowan Tonkin, Senior Director HR Transformation at Oracle.  […]

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Maintaining trust in a remote workforce

Without trust, organisations and their teams are more vulnerable to the impact of the crisis. In the workplace, an absence of trust risks employees becoming withdrawn, disengaged and hypervigilant. As a consequence, anxiety and stress increase, putting staff on the fast-track to burnout, writes Stuart Taylor The emergence of COVID-19 […]