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The game is afoot!

Nick Prudhoe, 30 Apr 2014

Why are generations X, Y, Z and beyond addicted to Candy Crush, Angry Birds, Clash of Clans and similar...

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How HR can drive sustainability

Steve Wilkins, 30 Apr 2014

HR has an important role to play in driving sustainability initiatives, argues FedEx Express HR manager...

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The long-term impact of tribunal fees on workplace relationships

Marcia Hazzard, 29 Apr 2014

The introduction of tribunal fees, which came into effect on 29 July 2013, has certainly launched a shot...

Business and schools must work together to train next generation of engineers

Graham Mackrell, 28 Apr 2014

The lack of young people in engineering is disheartening. However, it’s not enough to feel disappointed...

'Clearing the dead wood': how to make room for new talent

Nick Goldberg, 25 Apr 2014

I’ve been reading quite a bit in the HR media over the last few months that the ‘war for talent’...

How can HR use neuroscience?

Nick Martindale, 24 Apr 2014

Neuroscience is a subject many organisations are wary of discussing, despite them probably using its...

SuperGroup's first HR director shares retail wisdom

Katie Jacobs, 23 Apr 2014

As Supergroup's first-ever HR director, Andrea Cartwright has had to achieve a delicate balance between...

What makes housing associations such great places to work: Part 2

Katie Jacobs, 22 Apr 2014

Following on from our earlier piece, we explore why housing associations are such great places to work....

Collective consultation: how the Woolworths case changed the law

Chris MacNaughton, 17 Apr 2014

Senior employment law consultant Chris MacNaughton explains how the Woolworths case changed UK redundancies...

Dean Royles: being transparent about transparency

Dean Royles, 17 Apr 2014

Dean Royles, chief executive of NHS employers blogs about transparency in healthcare. Can HR embrace...

Employee engagement closely tied to health and wellbeing

Rob Gray, 16 Apr 2014

Most employers know that an engaged workforce is more likely to be a more productive one, but less acknowledged...

Housing associations: why they are great places to work

Katie Jacobs, 16 Apr 2014

Housing associations are popular organisations to work for and are frequent recipients of people awards....

Is this the biggest shake-up to legal services in 800 years?

Katie Jacobs, 14 Apr 2014

Liberalisation of the legal services market hasn’t brought about massive change overnight, but it is...

Will France's 'right of disconnecting' actually work?

Zofia Bajorek, 14 Apr 2014

An agreement has been signed between French employers and unions that means engineers and consulting...

Gaps between strategy and operational delivery are risky business

Jabbar Sardar, 11 Apr 2014

Excitement might be building in Brazil ahead of the FIFA World Cup this summer, but early preparations...

Budget optimism moves candidate-driven market closer

Emma-Claire Kavanagh, 10 Apr 2014

The 2014 Budget has provided evidence of a significant economic upturn and points to the candidate-driven...

Is nepotism ever a good thing?

Gloria Moss, 09 Apr 2014

Many of you will have seen the photo of the new French Cabinet. It includes the new environment minister...

Performance improvement plans and the culture of fear

Stephen Bevan , 08 Apr 2014

As I’m sure you know, the term ‘decimate’ has its origins in the Roman army where, to snuff out...

Flexible working: dads want choice, too

Arvind Hickman, 07 Apr 2014

Flexible working, particularly in relation to child care, is heavily skewed towards mums. HR magazine...

12 tips for handling a harassment claim

Michelle Chance, 04 Apr 2014

More than half of British women aged 28 to 40 have suffered from bullying or harassment at work over...

In this issue: September 2014
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Model Leaders – What kind of leaders do we need now? Find out in this special issue

Breaking the Silence – Lucy Adams and the BBC

Take it to the bank – HR in charge as TSB branches off

Save us all – Do collective pension schemes work?

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