CIPD 2014: Roundup of the first day

HR Editorial, 06 Nov 2014

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


CIPD 2014: Agile working adds value to business

Arvind Hickman, 06 Nov 2014

An agile workforce helps businesses provide better customer service, reduce costs and retain talent,...


CIPD 2014: Employer/employee relationship should be ‘strategic alliance’

Hywel Roberts, 06 Nov 2014

A 'strategic alliance' between an employer and its staff should replace traditional concepts of loyalty...

CIPD 2014: UK plc must embrace ‘transformational’ employee engagement

Katie Jacobs, 06 Nov 2014

UK businesses must embrace ‘transformational’ employee engagement or risk not being able to compete...

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...

Twenty-four more women needed to meet 25% female board target

Hywel Roberts, 05 Nov 2014

A minimum of twenty-four more women must be appointed to reach the target of 25% female representation...

‘Much to be resolved’ following holiday pay ruling

Hywel Roberts, 05 Nov 2014

Yesterday’s ruling that overtime will be included in holiday pay calculations still leaves uncertainty...

Holiday pay to include overtime, appeal tribunal rules

Hywel Roberts, 04 Nov 2014

An appeal tribunal has ruled that overtime must be taken into account when calculating holiday pay.

Cutting corners, lying most common unethical behaviours

Hywel Roberts, 04 Nov 2014

Cutting corners and lying to cover employees' own mistakes are the most commonly seen unethical behaviours...

Holiday pay ruling could affect wages and retention

Hywel Roberts, 04 Nov 2014

An imminent decision on whether overtime can be taken into account when calculating holiday pay could...

'Grown up' conversations needed around gender pay gap

Hywel Roberts, 04 Nov 2014

Frank conversations are needed when addressing gender pay gaps within employers' own businesses, according...

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...

Living wage increases to £7.85

Hywel Roberts, 03 Nov 2014

The national living wage for workers outside of London is being raised to £7.85 per hour, up from £7.65,...

Sharp rise in self-employment among directors

Hywel Roberts, 03 Nov 2014

There has been an increase of 47% in self-employed managers in director and senior leadership roles in...

'Meaningful opportunities' needed for disabled graduates

Hywel Roberts, 03 Nov 2014

Only talking about policies for disabled graduates is "not good enough" and employers should be taking...

Purpose ‘worthless’ without staff engagement, says Old Mutual CEO

Katie Jacobs, 31 Oct 2014

Having a clear purpose is “worthless” unless every person in the organisation is engaged with it,...

Deninson named Amey group HR and communications director

Hywel Roberts, 31 Oct 2014

Amey has appointed Ian Deninson to the position of group HR and communications director.

Further NHS strikes planned for November

Hywel Roberts, 30 Oct 2014

Staff across the NHS will strike for four hours on the morning of 24 November, according to union Unite....

'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...

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