As the rule changes come into effect, here’s what HR teams need to know.
The Supreme Court has ruled that Uber drivers are classed as ‘workers’. What does this mean for other businesses that use gig workers?
Take a moment to think about the nurse pulling a double shift, working tirelessly for those most in need and lending comfort, albeit remotely, to a worried family, all the while potentially living away from his or her family to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 due to heightened exposure. Or consider the delivery driver, […]
Hiring temporary workers over the summer is a necessity in many businesses, but how can you ensure they perform as well as your permanent staff and deliver the same level of service? The key is to make sure they’re properly engaged. As businesses slide into summer, ready to manage the surge in traffic and reach […]
Hiring temporary workers can help cover busy periods, keep your permanent team happy and improve your customer relationships – which is why it’s an ideal solution in a fast-moving business environment. According to the SIA Talent Study 2019, 30% of UK companies now hire temporary staff across all job levels, from managers to admin. This […]
Mike Hammer – aka ‘The Gig Doctor’ – outlines how ongoing economic and societal events are disrupting the workplace and shifting skills requirements. Is HR ready to respond and adjust accordingly? A recent publication from Deloitte, ‘Flipping the narrative toward a brighter future,’ is worth reading if you’ve not already. The article explores an alternative […]
If, as an HR professional, you believe the often used quip ‘one size does not fit all’, then accepting the need for multiple paths, bridges and contingencies to future work should not be that difficult. In part three of this series on crossing the chasms to future work, Mike Hammer – aka ‘The Gig Doctor’ – […]
The assumptions, strategies and techniques that have helped HR in the past will not suffice for navigating through the disruptive tsunami that is set to impact every business and its workforce. In the second of this series, Mike Hammer – aka ‘The Gig Doctor’ – explores how to sort out the good, the bad and […]