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Data collection may cause legal ‘hurdles’ for HR, warns law firm

Rebecca Gowler, 20 Feb 2015

Updated EU data protection regulation may cause trouble for businesses collecting and mining employee...

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Work and personal lives colliding, finds research

Rebecca Gowler, 18 Feb 2015

British adults’ work and personal lives are increasingly colliding, according to research on technology...

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Put people before technology, says Source UK Services HR director

Rebecca Gowler, 29 Jan 2015

HR and L&D professionals must put people first when integrating new technologies, according to Source...

2015: the year the digital divide will reach tipping point in the workplace

Siân Harrington, 24 Dec 2014

Digital cracks will appear in the workplace in 2015 as organisations grapple with the need to embed new...

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...

HR should focus on 'business fit, not best in class', says Panasonic HRD

Hywel Roberts, 10 Sep 2014

HR teams can be too focused on achieving "best in class" status across all areas and lose focus on the...

‘Infobesity’ causes distraction and stress at work, says Microsoft expert

Hywel Roberts, 20 May 2014

An overload of information is causing British office workers to feel increasingly distracted at work...

Critics of Ulrich Model ignore new progress, says Dave Ulrich

Hywel Roberts, 20 May 2014

Dave Ulrich has responded to a paper on 18 years of the Ulrich Model by saying the report ignores the...

Wearable technology can boost productivity 'by up to 8.5%'

Hywel Roberts, 02 May 2014

The use of wearable technology to track employee wellbeing can significantly increase employees' productivity,...

Contractors frustrated by lengthy hiring processes

Hywel Roberts, 29 Apr 2014

There is a "gulf of expectation" between employers and contractors over how long the hiring process should...

Education failing young people on digital skills

Hywel Roberts, 24 Apr 2014

The education system is failing to provide young people with the digital skills they need to succeed...

Small businesses hiring staff to implement auto-enrolment

Hywel Roberts, 23 Apr 2014

More than 60% of SMEs are brining in extra HR resources to cope with the rigours of staging auto-enrolment,...

Two thirds of directors dissatisfied with quality of data

Hywel Roberts, 07 Apr 2014

Two in three directors are unhappy with responses to requests for workplace data, according to a recent...

Trusting staff with data ‘lifts productivity’

Hywel Roberts, 04 Apr 2014

Employers who give staff greater autonomy with company data are more productive, according to research...

Thousands of SMEs 'underestimating' impact of auto-enrolment

Hywel Roberts, 01 Apr 2014

The first wave of SMEs reach the staging date for auto-enrolment today, with pensions experts warning...

Females lack role models in science, according to YouGov poll

Hywel Roberts, 31 Mar 2014

Most adults in the UK are unable to name one living female role model in science or other STEM subjects,...

HR ‘will die in its current form’, says HR technology expert

Hywel Roberts, 28 Mar 2014

Much of what HR departments do now will not provide jobs for people in the future, according to an industry...

Young, 'hidden' talent could help plug skills gap, says O2 HRD

Hywel Roberts, 19 Mar 2014

A report from the Local Government Association (LGA) suggests that almost a third of workers could be...

‘Grab hold’ of analytics or get left behind, HR warned

Katie Jacobs, 13 Mar 2014

HR must "grab hold" of analytics or risk being left behind other functions, an expert warned yesterday....

Using technology to attract staff presents ageism risk, warns recruitment expert

Hywel Roberts, 03 Mar 2014

Cutting-edge technology is increasingly being used to attract the best talent to companies and improve...

In this issue: March 2015
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Save us all: Pension reforms could radically shake up retirement. What's your strategy

Lock, stock and barrel: HR at London Stock Exchange

The inside track: People first for Crossrail's leaders

New tricks: HR technology – the next generation

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