News / Technology


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...

HR directors warned not to ‘run before they can walk’ on analytics

Katie Jacobs, 27 Feb 2014

HR directors were yesterday warned by a panel of experts not to “run before you can walk” when it...

Birmingham Council to sell agency management system nationally

Hywel Roberts, 21 Feb 2014

Birmingham City Council (BCC) is hoping to take its award-winning agency supply and management system...

Employer technophobia costing UK economy £30 billion a year

Gabriella Jozwiak, 19 Feb 2014

Employers’ failure to provide staff with efficiency-driving business tools is costing the UK £30 billion...

Increased use of technology demands closer attention to wellbeing, says Microsoft HRD

Gabriella Jozwiak, 14 Feb 2014

HR departments will need to increase health and wellbeing guidance for employees in the future as the...

Cyber crime needs urgent attention, warns risk body

Gabriella Jozwiak, 06 Feb 2014

Companies have been urged to do more to defend themselves against cyber crime, after research revealed...

Your IT policy is ‘chasing away’ top talent, HR directors warned

Katie Jacobs, 05 Feb 2014

The biggest issue HR professionals face is their organisation’s IT policy, which risks driving away...

Doug Sawers: HR analytics can drive value, efficiency

HR Editorial, 17 Jan 2014

HR analytics is a vital opportunity to improve revenue and drive efficiency across an enterprise, Ceridian...

Social media yet to go viral for businesses, CIPD research finds

Tom Newcombe, 04 Dec 2013

Only 25% of employees are using social media for work purposes, suggesting employers are "missing out"...

Miliband urges focus on digital skills among young people

Tom Newcombe, 13 Nov 2013

Labour leader, Ed Miliband, has warned Britain must address the lack of young talent in the technology...

HR Tech Europe: Oracle president calls for HR to lead businesses

Tom Newcombe, 25 Oct 2013

Oracle president Mark Hurd has called for HR to transform itself and start to lead and drive businesses....

In this issue: April 2014
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Legal aliens: It's law, but not as we know it - would you seek counsel from a big brand?

Fashion forward: SuperGroup's first HRD

Time to celebrate: Flexible working legislation is changing

Health check: Engaging in wellbeing 

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