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CIPD report finds L&D delivery gap

Jenny Roper, 14 Apr 2015

A significant gap exists between the skills and capabilities L&D practitioners know they need and what...

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Labour manifesto pledges improved workers’ rights

Jenny Roper, 14 Apr 2015

The Labour party has pledged improved workers’ rights in its election manifesto, now officially launched....

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Consumers more likely to use Living Wage employers

Katie Jacobs, 14 Apr 2015

More than half (58%) of people say they are more likely to use the goods and services of a company if...

Automation must not lead to ‘facelessness’, says University of Bradford head of operational HR

Jenny Roper, 13 Apr 2015

A human touch must be retained when automating transactional HR processes, University of Bradford head...

Online learning out of favour for L&D

Rebecca Gowler, 13 Apr 2015

E-learning is unpopular among executives, while classroom-based and one-to-one methods are enjoying a...

Supporting parents to return to work ‘critical’ HR role, says Bank of America Merrill Lynch D&I lead

Katie Jacobs, 13 Apr 2015

HR directors have a “critical” role to play in helping parents return to the workplace after time...

Landmark whistleblowing verdict delivered

Jenny Roper, 13 Apr 2015

The first decision on what constitutes public interest in whistleblowing cases has been delivered by...

Conservatives pledge mandatory employee volunteering

Jenny Roper, 10 Apr 2015

A Conservative government would offer up to 15 million workers three days' paid leave a year for volunteering,...

Four in five ambulance workers consider leaving due to stress

Jenny Roper, 10 Apr 2015

Four in five (82%) ambulance workers have considered leaving their jobs as a result of workplace stress,...

SSE publishes report quantifying the value of its human capital

Katie Jacobs, 10 Apr 2015

Energy company SSE has published a report that attempts to quantify the value of its human capital.

Labour pledges compulsory careers advice and work experience

Katie Jacobs, 10 Apr 2015

A Labour government would guarantee face-to-face, individual career advice for young people and make...

Women at risk when travelling

Rebecca Gowler, 10 Apr 2015

Research has found that very few companies provide adequate travel safety training for female staff....

Half of UK employers are prejudiced against the obese

Katie Jacobs, 09 Apr 2015

Nearly half (45%) of British employers admit they are less inclined to recruit an applicant if he or...

Young professionals lack career prospect confidence

Rebecca Gowler, 09 Apr 2015

One in five (20%) UK 18- to 24-year-olds are not confident about their career prospects for 2015, according...

Discrimination of gay and lesbian jobseekers ‘commonplace’

Jenny Roper, 09 Apr 2015

Gay and lesbian jobseekers are 5% less likely to be offered a job interview than heterosexual applicants...

SMEs lack auto-enrolment confidence

Rebecca Gowler, 08 Apr 2015

UK SMEs lack confidence around pensions and pensions regulation, research from Barclays Corporate & Employer...

UK under-utilising degree-educated migrants

Rebecca Gowler, 08 Apr 2015

The UK is under-utilising degree-educated migrants, according to a recent Institute for Public Policy...

Nominate your HR talent of the year

HR Editorial, 08 Apr 2015

HR magazine is calling for entries for the individual categories in this year’s HR Excellence Awards....

Employees plan to increase pensions contributions in light of freedoms

Rebecca Gowler, 08 Apr 2015

Two in five (39%) employees are planning to increase their pensions contributions in response to pensions...

Junior employees value work-life balance more

Rebecca Gowler, 07 Apr 2015

Two in five (42%) junior level employees believe a good work-life balance helps them be more productive...

In this issue: June 2015
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What we talk about when we talk about talent: Everyone talks about it, but what do we mean by it? Deconstructing 'talent'

Red letter day: Modernising the Post Office

Act like a leader: Herminia Ibarra shows you how

Right as rain: Workplace health and wellbeing

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