Our latest coverage in HR from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Growing Across the Globe

Four organisations share strategies for successfully expanding across  countries. By Simon Kent Over the last year, Deliverect’s employee count has quadrupled from 50 to 200 employees across nine markets including…

Prioritising Diversity

Organisations are approaching inclusion with innovation. By Simon Kent Whilst it may be difficult to extricate the pandemic’s impact from the work of HR leaders, other challenges are emerging driven…

A Holistic Approach

An employee-led wellbeing programme that addresses mental, physical, social, and financial issues can provide the support the workforce needs to thrive. By Simon Kent Looking after employee wellbeing has become…

Editor’s Note: Reality Bites

By Simon Kent Despite the pandemic, some HR issues never really went away. Working from home and creating the emerging hybrid workforce are certainly HR-led issues, but they do not…

Inclusion and Emerging Work Models

Considerations for ensuring equality as hybrid work increase.

By Simon Kent

HR executives are fully aware of the potential benefits of the emerging hybrid work model for employees, but are they aware of the potential inequalities this model could bring? It seems achieving a mix of working locations can deliver greater—or at least comparable—productivity and sometimes an even better work-life balance. But that’s just it: Sometimes it works, and other times it doesn’t.

On the Edge

Malaysia is nearing the transition to a high-income, developed economy, but several factors could stand in the way.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Despite the setbacks of COVID-19, Malaysia is likely to make the transition from an upper-middle-income economy to a high-income economy in the next five years. This transition is not an easy one; in the past 30 years, only 33 countries have transitioned to high-income status. Navigating the next stage of development offers an opportunity to assess the quality and sustainability of Malaysia’s economic growth and highlights the need for tough reforms and policy changes.

Seeking Flexibility

Employees in India are demanding more flexibility post-pandemic, but three considerations should be top of mind.

By Marta Chmielowicz

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered flexibility into the workplace like never before, with employers adapting to meet the needs of their employees as they transitioned to a new remote reality. Now, many companies are finding that flexibility is no longer a nice to have—it is an expectation.