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Health leader repays Covid bonus because of staff cost of living concerns

July 22, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

After the Health Service Journal (HSJ) asked for more information about the payments, the chief executive of Hampshire and Isle of Wight ICB, Maggie MacIsaac, confirmed she was to return the Covid-related performance payment within her bonus. This was, she […]


Workplace wellness

Long NHS waits meaning many with long Covid becoming desperate

May 17, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

Asthma + Lung UK has said that in the past six months around half a million people have visited its online long Covid health advice or called its helpline for wide-ranging symptoms, including breathlessness and persistent coughs. The numbers of […]


Workplace wellness

Older Workers Leading COVID-Era Jobs Exodus

January 6, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The labor shortage employers are currently facing is obvious to anyone who’s recently eaten out at a restaurant or visited a retail store. Slow service, “help wanted” signs, and even businesses that are temporarily closed due to a lack of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Reinventing the Work End-of-Year Celebrations… Again

December 15, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As we enter the second holiday season since the start of COVID-19, business owners are getting creative when it comes to company parties. Many companies are determining that basic virtual events may not suffice this year, so they are rethinking […]


Research

Insurance and Benefit Policy Trends for 2022

November 3, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As employers evaluate their benefits packages for the coming year, the past 2 years are going to play a significant role in that conversation. Before the pandemic, setting health insurance rates followed a formulaic pattern. But, with COVID-19 throwing healthcare […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

What Has the Pandemic Taught Us About Crisis Management?

May 29, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The pandemic has changed the business landscape as we know it. Perhaps one of the biggest lessons it has taught us is how to manage during a crisis. During these past 12 to 14 months, we have seen some organizations […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Skills Needed Post-COVID

May 4, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The COVID pandemic has taught us a lot about ourselves. It has also shown employers just how much work can be completed remotely. As the world shifts again with the vaccine rollout, the coming months will be a bit of […]


Research

What Is the FAMILY Act?

April 6, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act was reintroduced in Congress in 2021 and is known as S. 463 and H.R. 1185. The Act has been introduced repeatedly during legislative sessions for the past 7 years but has yet […]


News

Former HR Director at Playboy Discusses Progressive HR and Transparency

February 12, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Do you stock feminine hygiene products in your bathrooms for your employees (or perhaps customers)? While some might think this is a trivial thing, it could make a difference to your employees. Federal law doesn’t require businesses to provide feminine […]


Research, Software

My Doctor Says I Should Work from Home. Can My Boss Say No?

August 31, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

After working from home since late March due to COVID, my employer informed all employees on August 18th that we were expected to return to the office on August 24th. If we decided we needed to continue to work from […]