STEM Returner Index 2021

The STEM Returners Index – Launch of Annual Survey A new initiative that will track the challenges faced by women returning to work after a career has been launched by STEM Returners. The STEM Returners programme helps employers recruit, develop and retain the best available talent. Enabling highly qualified and experienced candidates to re-start their […]

Calling it Out

A Tennis Lesson for Employers The focal point of this story is Ms Osaka’s statement that she would be refusing to participate in post-game media interviews.  Her reason for this move being her significant levels of anxiety when dealing with press questions and its impact on her on court performance. The Japanese player who’s become […]

All Reboard the Furlough

All Reboard the Furlough As we enter a new phase of tackling the Covid19 pandemic the restrictions on movement and social distancing are starting to relax. Alongside this return to a more mobile life, businesses are looking at the options regarding their staff and those many furloughed employees who are wondering what the future holds […]

Is it Time for a Four Day Week?

The Four Day Week – we review the recent renewed interest in the four-day week. Can employers make it work? There’s a growing body of opinion amongst leaders of countries and corporations that a four-day week may well be the answer to a phased return to work. New Zealand’s impressive PM, Jacinda Ardern, discussed the […]