Research and discussion from Acas to help shape the future of work, including the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Types of conflict in the workplace, what causes it, and how it can best be prevented and resolved.
Productivity and management
How to provide good quality work, including managing the impact of coronavirus and building better working conditions.
Diversity and inclusion
Good practice on equality issues, from sexual harassment to managing older workers, dress codes and neurodiversity.
Wellbeing at work
The importance of good physical and mental health at work and how employers, managers and workers can support it.
Technology in the workplace
How technology is changing the workplace and what it means for employment relations.
Contracts and working arrangements
Challenges and solutions around different ways of working, from flexible work to insecure contracts and the gig economy.
Dismissal and re-engagement (fire and rehire)
Findings from a fact-finding exercise by Acas into the use and prevalence of fire and rehire practices.
8 June 2021
Estimating the costs of workplace conflict
Analysis showing the incidence, impact and cost of conflict in UK workplaces.
11 May 2021
Domestic abuse: a workplace issue
Acas article for the CBI on supporting staff at increased risk of domestic abuse during the pandemic.
27 November 2020
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