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Kevin Green: Five steps to good recruitment

Kevin Green, 18 Feb 2015

As demand returns to the economy many organisations are seeking to grow. However, skill and talent shortages...

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Adnams HRD on fair pay and 'doing the right thing'

Katie Jacobs, 18 Feb 2015

Sadie Lofthouse, head of HR at brewer and hotelier Adnams, on making low-paid work pay.

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How should companies respond to the Francis report?

Emma Hamnett, 17 Feb 2015

Last week saw the release of Sir Robert Francis’s report, Freedom to Speak Up, which addressed concerns...

The living wage pay debate

Katie Jacobs, 17 Feb 2015

In the words of Rhys Moore, director of the Living Wage Foundation: “People who work hard shouldn’t...

Job quality in an hourglass labour market

Katie Jacobs, 16 Feb 2015

As mid-level jobs are moved abroad or automated, the UK is left with an increasingly hourglass-shaped...

Cary Cooper: Creating a vision employees connect with

Cary Cooper, 13 Feb 2015

What is it that engages us? It’s a question that sits at the heart of any modern HR department.

HR must change and challenge – or others will

Alex Swarbrick, 12 Feb 2015

On Radio 4’s Today programme Chris Hobson, chief executive of NHS Providers, defended the thousands...

Operating a co-operative means treating members equally

Ben Reid, 12 Feb 2015

As a co-operative business, operating in a fair, accountable and democratic way is paramount. No decisions...

Minimising the impact of separation and divorce in the workplace

Mari Magnussen , 11 Feb 2015

The breakdown of a relationship is an extremely stressful and sensitive process. The emotional impact...

Shifting to more people-focused management styles

Vlatka Hlupic, 11 Feb 2015

Business is broken, with engagement and trust at an all-time low. A radically different way of thinking...

Should employers disband their pension governance committees?

Helen Ball, 10 Feb 2015

If you are an employer with a contract-based DC pension scheme, the chances are that you will have set...

Could stronger strike controls backfire?

Gabriella Jozwiak, 10 Feb 2015

The Conservatives' proposals to limit and control strike action could backfire and lead to an increase...

Fairhurst: Predicting the future of retention and engagement

David Fairhurst, 09 Feb 2015

Retention and engagement are key business issues around the world. But unlike other global people challenges...

Eldercare as an employee benefit

Andrew Smith, 09 Feb 2015

With so many employees feeling the pressure of juggling work and the need to provide care for loved ones...

Hot topic: is obesity a disability? Part two

Marcus Powell, 06 Feb 2015

At the end of last year, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the effects of obesity can constitute...

IPMI is an investment, not a cost

Audrey Rowley, 06 Feb 2015

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is often misunderstood as irrelevant, or a panacea for all...

Hot topic: is obesity a disability?

Meredith Hurst, 05 Feb 2015

At the end of last year, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the effects of obesity can constitute...

Whistleblowing: Removing the wilful blindfold

Steve Hearsum, 05 Feb 2015

Barely a week goes by when there isn’t something in the news about whistleblowing. Typically the sense...

Help drive the cultural shift around mental health

Patrick Watt, 04 Feb 2015

Helping businesses promote positive mental wellbeing throughout society is one of the big challenges...

Line managers and IBD in the workplace

Zofia Bajorek, 03 Feb 2015

By 2030, it is estimated 40% of the working age population will have at least one long-term chronic condition....

In this issue: June 2015
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What we talk about when we talk about talent: Everyone talks about it, but what do we mean by it? Deconstructing 'talent'

Red letter day: Modernising the Post Office

Act like a leader: Herminia Ibarra shows you how

Right as rain: Workplace health and wellbeing

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