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Should HR be the moral conscience of an organisation?

Helen Giles, 05 Mar 2014

Following reports of what Lucy Adams has had to say about her role as HR director in the BBC executive...

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Women on boards in the FTSE 100: Part two

Katie Jacobs, 27 Feb 2014

This month marks three years since the publication of the Davies Report into women on boards, and one...

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Women on boards in the FTSE 100: Part one

Katie Jacobs, 26 Feb 2014

This month marks three years since the publication of the Davies Report into women on boards, and one...

M&A deals: What role for HR?

Nick Martindale, 25 Feb 2014

With the number of mergers and acquisitions predicted to grow this year, we ask what role HR must play...

How to build trust in organisations

Katie Jacobs, 21 Feb 2014

Trust – or lack of it – is going to be a big issue this year. The solution for organisations is to...

TUI Travel's HRD on going global

Tom Newcombe, 19 Feb 2014

TUI Travel’s group HR director Jacky Simmonds explains how the international parent company of 220...

Hotels and HR: A marriage made in heaven

Angela O'Connor, 18 Feb 2014

I am lucky enough to have stayed in hotels all over the world for both holidays and business trips. I...

All employers should commit to paying a living wage, says ActionAid UK's head of HR

HR Editorial, 17 Feb 2014

In 1999, the Labour Government introduced the National Minimum Wage. Fifteen years on, it is expected...

Let's introduce HR to 'hackathons'

Catherine Rush, 17 Feb 2014

People learn in different ways and I’m always interested to hear about alternative methods for the...

The most depressing phrase in HR

Neil Morrison, 14 Feb 2014

There is a lot of competition for the most depressing phrase uttered by HR professionals, but for me...

An above-inflation rise in minimum wage could damage job creation, says Forum of Private Business

HR Editorial, 14 Feb 2014

In 1999, the Labour Government introduced the National Minimum Wage. Fifteen years on, it is expected...

Flowers case highlights need to tackle psychometrics malpractice

Betsy Kendall, 11 Feb 2014

The Paul Flowers debacle is generating something of a backlash against personality assessment, and in...

Cary Cooper: Flexible working should be open to everyone

Cary Cooper, 11 Feb 2014

Thanks to the fact nearly two out of three families are now ‘two-earners’ and the UK has a ‘long...

What can the commercial sector learn from not-for-profits?

Helen Giles, 10 Feb 2014

Broadway Homelessness and Support HR director Helen Giles on what commercial businesses can learn from...

Ten trends that will reshape the future of HR

Richard Coombes, 05 Feb 2014

Tremendous forces are radically reshaping work as we know it.

The HR guide to emerging markets: Part three

Katie Jacobs, 30 Jan 2014

The inside guide to doing business in China, India, Mexico and South Africa

The HR guide to emerging markets: Part two

Katie Jacobs, 29 Jan 2014

The inside guide to doing business in Brazil, Russia, Turkey and Indonesia.

The HR guide to emerging markets: Part one

Katie Jacobs, 28 Jan 2014

Emerging markets are forecast to achieve phenomenal economic growth, making them attractive prospects...

Are HR directors lacking in international experience?

Peter Crush, 27 Jan 2014

Why are HR directors so lacking in international experience when compared with their FD peers? We look...

Farage should leave things to the HR experts

Gloria Moss, 24 Jan 2014

If Nigel Farage had his way, China’s one-child policy would look positively benign. In a speech he...

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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