Opinion

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TUC's day off with Nan and Pop? Now that's daft

Martin Tiplady, 24 Dec 2013

The TUC wants grandparents to be given rights to secure time off for looking after their grandchildren....

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Hot topic, part two: Mandatory living wage

Mark Beatson, 06 Aug 2015

In the first all-Tory budget since 1996, chancellor George Osborne declared that "Britain deserves a...

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Hot topic: Mandatory living wage

Graham Salisbury, 05 Aug 2015

In the first all-Tory budget since 1996, chancellor George Osborne declared that "Britain deserves a...

The way we talk about productivity needs to shift to suit a knowledge economy

Katie Jacobs, 16 Jul 2015

Productivity is a word that is being thrown about an awful lot lately. But despite the definition of...

Hot topic: skilled workers migration cap, part two

Kevin Green, 08 Jul 2015

After the government’s immigration cap for non-EU skilled workers was hit for the first time in June...

Hot topic, part 2: Strike reform

Barry Pirie, 12 Jun 2015

New business secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed that the Tories will push ahead with tougher anti-strike...

Hot topic: Compulsory volunteering, part two

Ann Pickering, 13 May 2015

The Conservative manifesto proposed requiring public sector employers and companies with more than 250...

Hot topic: Compulsory volunteering

Sue Holloway, 12 May 2015

The Conservative manifesto proposed requiring public sector employers and companies with more than 250...

Woolworths: a reassuring result

Daniel Aherne , 01 May 2015

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has handed down its decision in the Woolworths case (or the USDAW...

Hot topic: data protection regulation, part two

Hayley Fisher, 28 Apr 2015

Updated EU data protection regulation may impose restrictions on the use of employee data. This could...

Hot topic: Data protection regulation

Sarah Henchoz, 27 Apr 2015

Updated EU data protection regulation may impose restrictions on the use of employee data. This could...

HR needs to think about what makes good quality work

Katie Jacobs, 16 Feb 2015

According to the latest ONS figures, unemployment has fallen to a six-and-a-half year low (5.8%). Cause...

Good wishes from HR magazine

HR Editorial, 24 Dec 2014

The team at HR magazine would like to wish its readers a Happy Christmas and prosperous New Year.

Eight tips on becoming a great HR consultant

Angela O'Connor, 24 Dec 2014

Angela O’Connor, CEO of consultancy the HR Lounge and former chief people officer at the National Policing...

Hot topic: Backdated holiday pay

Sinead Lawrence, 02 Dec 2014

After months of speculation, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently upheld a previous ruling that...

Auto-enrolment’s black September?

Derek Miles, 12 Sep 2014

Between April and July this year, more than 30,000 employers reached their auto-enrolment (AE) Staging...

Should leaders expect peak performance 24/7?

Scott Peltin, 21 May 2014

Securing extraordinary talent is just the start for the HR director. An equally critical part of the...

Over-qualified applicants: Don't judge a book by its cover

Ken Steers, 16 May 2014

Recruitment company Cordant Group has seen an increase in employers dismissing job applicants early because...

Seven ways to motivate staff in 2014

John Sylvester, 30 Jan 2014

Getting staff motivated for the year ahead is a vital task for management in any organisation. With workforces...

2014: The year employers get to grips with financial wellbeing

Andy Philpott , 14 Jan 2014

When we commissioned our annual research into benefits trends at the end of 2013 we fully expected the...

In this issue: September 2015
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Shared value: Why the investment community is getting interested in human capital

Continuous improvement: Re-engineering HR at IMI

Out and proud: John Browne on inclusive workplaces

Retirement planning: Shake up your pensions strategy

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