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HR in Crisis: Rebuilding Employee Trust


One in three people no longer trust their employer according to Edelman’s 2016 Trust Barometer. It’s unsurprising in the same week that saw the following headlines:-

  • Caffe Nero abolished free food for staff during their breaks, shortly after the introduction of the National Living Wage.
  • B&Q removed a job advert which originally requested applicants to work three days for free and pay for their own drugs tests.
  • BP’s proposal to raise their CEO’s pay by 20% was rejected by its shareholders.

Rebuilding trust doesn’t have to be difficult

Building trust doesn’t have to be that difficult and it isn’t too late for HR to demonstrate to employees that you are listening to them. These simple strategies can help to reconnect with a workforce that feels irrelevant and undervalued…