The impact of Covid-19 has seen approximately 8.7 million people in the UK put on furlough. The furlough scheme introduced by Rishi Sunak was brought in to ease the financial strain of the coronavirus pandemic on employers. Despite this, many industries have been forced to close or reduce operations leading to widespread redundancies.
Mental health issues are on the rise and being given more and more visibility. Your people need help, executives, leaders, managers, the entire workforce and the people best placed to provide help and support will be your HR team. So what makes a great HR department? Here are my thoughts.