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  • Close engagement of employees more vital than ever in post-Brexit worldFollowing last week's vote for Brexit this will be a difficult time for many UK businesses. It is vital that employees are receiving clear and reassuring leadership and feel properly involved in any important decisions being taken. The UK government should also take steps to reassure employees that the rights at work which they currently enjoy will not be undermined in leaving the EU. The IPA stands ready to assist employers in improving employee involvement and engagement during the turbulent times ahead.
  • The future of work - Rt Hon. Kevin Brennan MP at the IPA AGMWe were delighted to have Rt Hon Kevin Brennan MP and Shadow Minister for Trade, Investment and Intellectual Property at IPA's Annual General Meeting, which was held on 7 June. Kevin highlighted the important of involvement and participation of employees at work and outlined Labour's plans for the world of work.
  • Time to extend flexible working to boost work-life balance and productivityThe CIPD published its Spring 2016 Employee Outlook survey with a special focus on commuting and flexible working. 'The survey found that flexible workers are more satisfied with their jobs, report better work-life balance and less exposure to excessive pressure at work. The report calls for employers to recognise the business case for increasing the use of flexible working which can be a winwin for both the organisation and the individual. The role of senior and line managers in shaping organisational cul
  • News in Brief - June 2016All the latest news from the world of employee relations and industrial relations.
  • What has ready prepared cake mix got to do with social media in the workplace?The IPA and Acas published a new report this month examining how employers could harness social media for employee voice. The use of social media has grown exponentially in the last decade and currently around one employer in two makes use of a social media tool. However, social media usage within organisations is quite minimal. In this article, Rachel Pinto and Adrian Wakeling of Acas highlight important findings from the report and discuss how social media tools can establish genuine two way communication