What to do about holiday pay?

Brian Campbell, 01 Sep 2014

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has issued its much anticipated decision in the case of Lock vs British...


Out of office etiquette

Zofia Bajorek, 29 Aug 2014

The automatic out of office replies open up a can of worms when it comes to wording, tone and style....


Between the sheets: Meet Dorchester Collection's Eugenio Pirri

Katie Jacobs, 29 Aug 2014

Dorchester Collection's Eugenio Pirri, HR Director of the Year in 2014's HR Excellence Awards, talks...

What to do if you hate your job

Angela O'Connor, 28 Aug 2014

Many people hate going to work and can't wait for Friday to arrive. Rather than accepting a difficult...

How employers can manage stress in the workplace

Michelle Chance, 27 Aug 2014

By 2020, depression will rank second only to heart disease as the leading cause of disability world-wide,...

Flexibility a vital ingredient for Wahaca co-founder

HR Editorial, 27 Aug 2014

Masterchef winner and Wahaca co-founder Thomasina Miers see flexible working as key to the success of...

Is gender pay reporting too simplistic?

Matthew Sanders, 26 Aug 2014

A number of reports have made media headlines recently for exposing the inequality of pay between men...

Flexible working: Finding the right balance

Arvind Hickman, 26 Aug 2014

New flexible working legislation could radically change the world of business. But what are the challenges...

Managing high-performing but demanding Gen Y

Prithvi Shergill, 22 Aug 2014

Gen Y is increasingly becoming a bigger part of our workforce and dynamics have fundamentally changed,...

Electric dreams: The potential for electric vehicle fleets

Rob Gray, 22 Aug 2014

Interest in electric vehicles is slowly increasing. Could 2014 be the year fleets go electric or will...

Embrace flexible working on everybody's terms

Helen Giles, 21 Aug 2014

It’s been interesting reading about the fears of some employers in the face of the extension of the...

Putting talent at the top of the agenda

Hannah Prevett, 21 Aug 2014

Talent management consistently ranks as a top concern for CEOs, yet many say their organisations are...

The invisible workforce: contracted cleaners

Jill Rubery, 20 Aug 2014

The Equality and Human Rights Commission’s inquiry into employment conditions in the cleaning sector...

Six steps to getting flexible working right

Arvind Hickman, 20 Aug 2014

Few organisations would claim they are always getting flexible working right, but the ones HR magazine...

Seven skills HR needs for the top table

Marcia Hazzard, 19 Aug 2014

HR professionals are increasingly taking a seat at the top table. However, greater input requires a broader...

Line managers are the squeezed middle of business

Stephen Bevan , 18 Aug 2014

Leaders are often touted as charismatic, hero-type figures, but it's time we looked beyond the rhetoric....

How disruptive technology influences HR

Steve Hewitt, 18 Aug 2014

Technology is changing the way businesses operate at every level. From the products companies are developing,...

Lies, lies and more lies: Fact-checking CVs

Shaun Simmons , 15 Aug 2014

The issue of people lying on their CVs has been hitting the headlines lately. In July, CIFAS, the fraud...

Is your recruitment process good, bad or ugly?

Catherine Rush, 15 Aug 2014

Before HR can worry about retention and engagement, it must ensure its recruitment processes work for...

A new era of talent management

Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, 14 Aug 2014

Past experience is no longer the only indicator of future potential. Flexibility is the key to executive...

In this issue: August 2014
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Balancing act – Have we finally reachd a tipping point around flexible working practices?


Bedding down – Inside the Dorchester Collection


High voltage – Is the future of fleet electric?


Cream of the crop – Barriers to effective talent management

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