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The lunchtime lockdown with… Sarah Bunker

As a firm which places Employee Relations (ER) at our heart, we are proud of the amazing team here at esphr. That is why our current employee Q&A seeks to share a little more about […]

The lunchtime lockdown with… John Gillespie

As a firm which places Employee Relations (ER) at our heart, we are proud of the amazing team here at esphr. That is why our current employee Q&A seeks to share a little more about […]

How ER can help you make an impact as an HR leader and better understand your organisation

Whether promoted to a new role or arriving fresh into an organisation as an HR leader, you will likely come bursting with ideas and eager to hit the ground running from day one. However, with […]
Laura Campo

The lunchtime lockdown with… Laura Campo

As a firm which places Employee Relations (ER) at our heart, we are proud of the amazing team here at esphr. That is why our current employee Q&A seeks to share a little more about […]

Six steps HR leaders can take to communicate organisational goals with their teams

As the lifeblood of many organisations, the HR department has a pivotal role to play in steering your business’s direction, developing its culture, improving infrastructure and operations, and determining how you can better invest in […]

Focus on…Flexible working

Flexible working has never been more relevant than during, and after, the pandemic. Employers had to adapt quickly to enable people to work from home and now that employees have seen it can be done, […]

How ER cloud technology can improve your HR reporting capabilities

Cloud technology adoption throughout the HR industry has accelerated over recent years, especially in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. That is because organisations had to move quickly to provide innovative solutions to ensure their teams […]

How data is supporting HR leaders to drive meaningful change throughout their organisations

For mid-large sized organisations and their HR departments, having access to advanced technology is no longer a nice-to-have but a must-have. When time is stretched and workloads show no signs of slowing down, the last […]

Employer considerations you must make in the run up to – and after – Christmas

As the UK gets set for more rules over the festive period – with ‘work from home where you can’ and avoiding close contact with others being the Government’s recent guidance – there are many organisations that […]

Six ways ER tech is shaking up the HR industry

For many years, employee relations (ER) has been dismissed by some organisations as a tactical, operational necessity that isn’t given the gravitas that it deserves. However, what these businesses are not factoring in is that […]

Download the guide | 7 employee relations (ER) priorities an HR leader must focus on in their first 90 days

Stepping into your new HR leadership role can be a daunting task. However, in those initial few months you are in a powerful position to make an instant impact on your organisation’s people, processes, and […]

Should your employment lawyer care about employee relations (ER) software?

Organisations commonly rely on employment lawyers when they are encountering change, facing periods of uncertainty, or battling fears of non-compliance. In fact, HR teams have typically only ‘plugged in’ their professional expertise when it is […]

Making flexible working the default

The Government has launched a consultation on reforms to the current flexible working regime, which closes on 1 December 2021. The consultation paper references the challenges resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic and the impact on […]

How to ensure performance does not slip when employees work from home

The Covid-19 pandemic has meant many employers have had to get used to home working where it might not have previously been an option. And, as April 2021 research by the CIPD states, 33% of employers agree […]

Post pandemic working and reductions in pay

How will your company work post-pandemic? For those who have worked remotely during the pandemic, the question of whether a hybrid approach can be adopted more permanently is on everyone’s lips — with companies up […]