Article 50 triggered: What does that mean for HR?

Article 50 triggered: What does that mean for HR? Prime minister Theresa May has taken the UK’s first step in exiting the European Union by signing the letter that will trigger Article 50. The letter will be delivered at 12:30pm by the British ambassador to the EU, Tim Barrow, and will formally start the Brexit… Continue reading

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The final checklist: Brexit & article 50

  The final checklist: Brexit & article 50     In two of our previous High Performance blogs we’ve discussed the implications for businesses of Brexit and the raft of changes brought in by the impending Article 50. Companies, if they are to thrive in this climate, must adapt as we draw closer to March… Continue reading

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Are smartphones contributing to productivity issues?

  84% use smartphones in the workplace 78% regularly respond to text messages during working hours   online assessment   120 hours per year – spent on smartphones   The average British worker spends as many as 120 hours per year using their smartphones in the workplace, according to research.   Research of 2,012 UK… Continue reading

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Leaders take ‘wait and see’ approach to Brexit

__ – Business leaders in the UK are taking a ‘wait and see’ approach to Brexit, viewing it as a disruption rather than a fundamental challenge, according to Willis Towers Watson research. The firm’s Brexit Talent and Rewards Survey, seen exclusively by HR magazine, found that 62% of British business leaders see Brexit as ‘another… Continue reading

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London could suffer skills shortage if EU migrants forced to leave

__ – London may need to prepare for a further skills shortage if the government doesn’t guarantee the rights of EU migrants already living and working there, according to joint research by PwC and London First. London relies on migrant labour for many essential services; 13% of the capital’s workforce were born in the EU.… Continue reading

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