Covid-19: crisis response lessons from Asia-Pacific

In an article written by Ann Francke OBE, the CMI’s regional chairs in Asia explain how the pandemic response in their countries helped to mitigate the impact of Covid-19. “Singapore has had 60,000 cases of Covid-19 so far, with 29 deaths. In Hong Kong, there have...

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic it has been widely reported that women have not been considered fairly, with most women taking on the primary child carer role. advo hr looks at the message behind International Women’s day, which falls this year on 8th...

Managing conflict in the workplace

The CIPD’s latest research on conflict found that just over a third (35%) of employees experienced some form of conflict over the past year, ranging from an isolated incident, sexual harassment/bullying to an ongoing difficult relationship. But much more widespread...

Rise of the female breadwinner

Women earns the most in one-in-four households with the proportion of female breadwinners is steadily rising. Women out-earn male partners in almost a quarter of households, up from a fifth 16 years ago, according to research by the Office for National Statistics...

One in ten affected by a financial scam since Covid-19 pandemic

5.2 million* UK adults either a victim or know someone who has fallen victim to a scam since the outbreak of Covid-19.One in ten (10%) UK adults (5.2 million people) have either fallen victim to a financial scam since the Covid-19 pandemic, or knows someone who has,...

Pension contribution chasm

More work needed to stop the contribution ‘chasm’ in workplace pensions. Record numbers are now saving thanks to Auto-enrolment but  millions are still missing out. Auto-enrolment has been a success in broadening out pension provision in the UK. In 2019, 77% of UK...