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#CIPDACE21: In a post COVID world, how can HR platforms help HR leaders evolve the employee experience?

By COVID-19, Employee Engagement, HR Software, Human Resources, Natural HR

For as long as many of us can remember, HR technology and platforms have been focused on self-service to enhance the employee experience. But in 2021, a complete HR platform must be designed to help those that use it with access to support, mentoring and resources as they navigate their employee journey through your company. It’s no longer simply about booking holidays, updating your details, or helping employees through simple processes like onboarding. While these solutions are simple to have and should be included in any HR platform, a modern HR platform will focus on the overall user (or client)…

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Preparing for the end of Furlough: The steps HR teams need to take

By COVID-19, Finance, HR News, Natural HR, Payroll

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, better known to us as the furlough scheme, was announced at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 and was introduced to protect UK workers when they had to stop working and minimise the threat of mass redundancies due to the global pandemic. Now, after over a year of supporting the UK economy and saving an estimated 11.6 million jobs at the cost of £66bn, the scheme will officially be retired from September 30th 2021, 4 weeks from today. With that in mind, Natural HR has put together this article on preparing your…

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hr data security at home

HR data security at home

By COVID-19, Security

If you attended the recent CIPD Festival of Work virtual event on 15th and 17th June, you might have listened to a talk from our very own CEO and Co-Founder, Jason Dowzell, who discussed how HR teams can secure their data whilst working from home. If you missed it, we’ve highlighted the key points below. Firstly, a little insight into Jason’s background. Jason is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Natural HR. Providing cloud-based HR and payroll software that helps HR professionals to better contribute to productivity and growth; Jason co-founded the now 28 people strong business, Natural HR, alongside his wife…

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pandemic burnout

Ask an expert: how can HR help employees to manage pandemic burnout?

By COVID-19, Employee Wellbeing, Health and Wellbeing, Natural HR

During the pandemic, continued periods of isolation, loneliness and social distancing have led 60% of people in the UK to find it hard to stay positive on a daily basis than before the pandemic. The rise of ‘pandemic burnout’ has left large swathes of employees feeling worn out and struggling to cope. Recognising and supporting employees through any period of pandemic burnout is an increasingly novel challenge many leaders face, HR especially. As such, we are delighted to welcome burnout expert, mental health at work trainer and qualified executive and leadership coach, Katie Phillips to the Natural HR blog today…

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HR software

Planning a return to the office? Here’s how HR software can help

By COVID-19, Employee Management, Employee Wellbeing, HR Software

This week has seen the UK edge ever closer to a return to some semblance of normality. Our beloved pubs have reopened outdoors alongside gyms, non-essential retail and most outdoor attractions and settings. With our next step out of lockdown due no sooner than the 17th May, many people continue to work from home. Government advice remains encouraging to work from home where possible with a suggestion that this guidance may change upon a review of social distancing measures. There are little under five weeks until this next review which may dictate a change for many employees that are currently…

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