Coming up in HR in 2021: Five Changes to Prepare for Now

Posted in : HR Updates on 10 February 2021
Anne Dougan
Issues covered: Remote Working; Brexit and Immigration; National Minimum Wage; Furlough Scheme; IR35

With the January blues behind us but still in the midst of lockdown, it is an appropriate time to reflect on the turbulence of 2020 whilst simultaneously focusing on ER/HR priorities for the year ahead.

In 2020 we saw the global economy spiral downwards with largescale redundancies in some sectors and pressure for employers to rapidly transition to remote working.

From a HR perspective, the pandemic has prompted much more than a rapid homeworking experiment. It has tested the foundation upon which our working lives operate and has required us all to embrace changes to the status quo.

For good or for bad, the challenges of 2020 present some useful HR learnings for 2021.

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This article is correct at 03/03/2021

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