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Tech and digital experience woes lead to £2.1 billion loss for UK businesses

New research of 2,000 UK hybrid workers has revealed the scale of lost time and money businesses are experiencing as they undergo the post-pandemic shift to a hybrid model. The survey, from workforce analytics specialist, Scalable Software, finds an average of 6.96 hours per week are wasted...


Age-divide determines whether small businesses will return to the office or work from home

New research from Hitachi Capital Business Finance reveals that older small business owners will continue with hybrid and home working, while younger small business owners seem raring to get back to a bustling office in the next six months. Bosses aged over 45 were found to be nearly twice as...


Employees who argued with IT department about updates were allowed to use current versions

Twenty-one percent of local employees have previously had a dispute with IT staff about the importance or frequency of updating their work devices. Surprisingly, IT teams tend to agree with such demands and let 47% of staff skip installing updates on certain software or OS at all. This was...


How to embrace the evolving role of the HR department as remote work becomes the norm

Automation and technology are changing the way we all work, especially in light of the restrictions placed upon many of us, due to the pandemic. The HR department is not immune to these changes, many of which are here to stay, and has had to adjust and embrace the introduction of new technology...


Ensuring remote working policies are up-to-date

The pandemic forced companies of all sizes to adopt a remote working policy. Thanks to technology and Digital Transformation, SMEs did not need to be left behind and were able to ensure their employees could work from home. Even as lockdowns lift, many companies are choosing to continue to work...


Editor’s Question: How will HR roles be impacted by automation and technology?

Automation in HR will remove repetitive and mundane tasks, giving HR professionals more time to focus on tasks which need a human touch and creativity. But as Christine Park, Chief People Officer at Sitecore, pointed out – automation cannot be discussed without someone expressing a concern...


UAE businesses under increasing pressure to reinvent employee experiences for post-COVID labour market

Bayzat, a UAE leading employee benefits platform that helps companies automate their insurance, payroll and HR administration, has revealed that it is now more important than ever for the nation’s enterprises to reinvent the employee experience as post-COVID expectations take hold within...


New report shows what good looks like for craft brewers

Manufacturing performance software company, OFS, has announced findings from its Craft Brewers Benchmark Report, with first of its kind insights into how data can be used to improve packaging line efficiency in the fast-growing craft brewing industry. The report analysed the production of...


Reimagining the physical office and its connectivity needs

Employees have become accustomed to working from home and although some will want to return to the office, others will be content to remain working remotely. The answer lies in hybrid working and Jon Howell, Smart Spaces and IoT Lead EMEA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, explains...


Canada’s all-in-one HR, payroll and benefits solution launches Humi Marketplace

Humi, Canada’s leading all-in-one HR platform that provides small to medium-sized businesses with HR, payroll, insurance and benefits solutions, has announced the launch of Humi Marketplace. Humi Marketplace is a one-stop shop for all Humi clients to access third-party health and wellness...


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