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Apprenticeships contribute £34 billion to UK economy in 2014

Hywel Roberts, 26 Nov 2014

Higher wages, increased tax receipts and lower benefits costs are all factors in apprenticeships contributing...

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Progression paths key to solving skills crisis, says UKCES CEO

Hywel Roberts, 25 Nov 2014

Ensuring there are clear routes “from the shop floor to senior leadership” is an important way for...

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Aspiring HR professionals need 'solid business grounding', says BBC HRD

Hywel Roberts, 20 Nov 2014

Young people looking to enter the HR profession should first ensure they have a good understanding of...

HR directors' influence 'broader than their own organisation'

Hywel Roberts, 18 Nov 2014

The influence of HR directors goes beyond their own organisations and across whole areas of business,...

HR Most Influential Thinker to discuss developing leaders for future change

HR Editorial, 12 Nov 2014

Veronica Hope-Hailey, dean of Bath University School of Management, will discuss how leadership is evolving...

Plumbing qualifications more employable than law degrees, say parents

Hywel Roberts, 12 Nov 2014

More than half of parents (57%) rate young people with plumbing qualifications as "very employable",...

Lack of career advice breeds 'low aspirations'

Hywel Roberts, 11 Nov 2014

Only half of young people (aged between 14- and 24-years-old) receive any formal career advice, leading...

Businesses fail to track cost of overseas assignments

Hywel Roberts, 10 Nov 2014

British companies are increasing the number of employees they send to work overseas but are not able...

Automation threatens one-third of roles

Hywel Roberts, 10 Nov 2014

More than one-third (35%) of jobs in the UK are at "high risk" of being replaced by automation in the...

CIPD 2014: Roundup of the second day

HR Editorial, 07 Nov 2014

The whole HR magazine editorial team (editor Arvind Hickman, deputy editor Katie Jacobs and news reporter...

Whitepaper calls on HR professionals to embrace big data

Hywel Roberts, 05 Nov 2014

HR professionals risk falling behind the curve if they do not use big data effectively, according to...

L&D professionals low on confidence

Hywel Roberts, 05 Nov 2014

Those working in learning and development are not confident they can demonstrate their function’s value...

Making Waves list – The 12 HRDs on the way up

HR Editorial, 03 Nov 2014

HR magazine today unveils the names of the HR directors who are Making Waves in this year’s HR Most...

'Private school premium' for graduates worth up to £4,500

Hywel Roberts, 30 Oct 2014

Graduates who attended fee-paying schools earn up to £4,500 per year more than those who went to state...

Ensure HR tech is global, says Hootsuite VP, HR and talent

Hywel Roberts, 27 Oct 2014

HR technology must be adaptable to several locations with differing employment conditions, according...

Workplace stigma prevails over English and maths skills

Hywel Roberts, 23 Oct 2014

There is still a stigma around asking for help to develop skills in the workplace, according to National...

Accenture hiring on 'learning agility', says CHRO

Hywel Roberts, 20 Oct 2014

Increased demands on employees to adapt to new technologies has led to Accenture looking at learning...

Hot topic: HR and social mobility, part two

Susie Perrett, 15 Oct 2014

In the second part of this Hot Topic Susie Perrett, education director at Business in the Community talks...

City & Guilds Group urges long-term skills focus

Hywel Roberts, 14 Oct 2014

A report by vocational education provider City & Guilds Group has called on political parties to ignore...

Hot topic: HR and social mobility

Stevan Rolls, 14 Oct 2014

Is the UK in danger of regressing to an economically segregated society? What can companies do to improve...

In this issue: October 2014
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One giant leap: Business, government and education must step up to avoid a skills crisis

 

Icing on the cake: Gregg's talent recipe

 

Behind the story: Rebuilding trust at News UK

 

Beyond appraisals: Fixing performance management

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