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About Trevor Merriden

Trevor Merriden has 15 years of experience as a journalist, including spells as deputy editor on Management Today and the editor and then editor-in-chief at Human Resources magazine. Author of 3 high profile and well received business books he was also a senior economist at the Bank of England. In his spare time he presents “The Business” – essential listening for SMEs in Hertfordshire on Radio Verulam.

The skills and competencies that HR needs right now

In adversity, there is also opportunity. If there is one positive thing that has emerged from 2020 and the Covid-19 pandemic, it could be that some businesses have achieved extraordinary transformations, even in the face of massive disruption. The enforced impetus for change, the goodwill of many employees in engaging with uncertainty, and a big leap forward in the use of technology and the virtual world, have all combined to give us a unique insight into the potential for HR to transform workplace productivity.