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Most Influential | HR Most Influential 2021: who were our top practitioners and thinkers?

Last night HR magazine unveiled its 2021 HR Most Influential (HRMI) rankings at St Paul's Cathedral.

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Talent crisis | CIPD calls for urgent measures to plug skills shortages

UK skills shortages predate the pandemic and require a change of strategy, according to the CIPD.

Jobs market | Skills gap risks locking young people out of jobs

A surge in the number of young people in full-time education has slashed the number looking for work and is leaving them without the skills to join the workforce, according to a new study.

Pensions | Sustainability or value? Navigating the pensions maze

While many have a preference for trustee-based pension schemes, the cost of running an own-trust scheme has sky-rocketed in recent years, leading to the growth of master trusts, but they are not...

Talent | Parliament addresses the cost of the talent exodus due to menopause

Over the last few years it has been well established that people experiencing the menopause are not well supported by the health system, or in the workplace, resulting in huge loss of productivity and...

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HREx | HR Excellence awards 2021 shortlist announced

HR magazine is delighted to reveal the shortlist for the 2021 HR Excellence Awards.

Editor's letter | People are your best asset - treat them with respect

Employee benefits

Over the course of this year, we have witnessed the country slowly go back to normal.

Vaccines | No jab no job adverts double in September

Employee benefits

The number of job adverts requiring applicants to be vaccinated spiked by 116% between August and September this year.

Worker rights | Part-time work tops coronavirus tribunal complaints

Employment law

Complaints relating to part-time working regulations have risen by 767% since the pandemic, topping the list of tribunal causes that have seen the steepest increase over the past 18 months.

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While 94% of recruiters use social media for their jobs, only 39% of all employers use social media for recruiting and hiring.

Mental health | How employers can help the rise in psychosis referrals

There was a 75% rise in the number of people referred to mental health services for suspected psychosis between April 2019 and April 2021 according to new data from the NHS.

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Employment law | Can an employee lose their job for the actions of their relatives?

Benedict Plowden, the director of Transport for London (TfL), has stepped down amid reports that his wife is a core member of Insulate Britain, the protest group which is causing widespread disruption...

D&I | Workers doubt equality at work is achievable

Over half (51%) of workers do not think people from all backgrounds will ever have equal opportunity to succeed within their organisation.

Inclusivity | A quarter of workers judge colleagues on their appearance

A quarter (25%) of workers ranked appearance as the most important factor when meeting someone for the first time at work, followed by personal hygiene (23%) and then someone’s job title (17%).

Organisational design | The four-day week – does it really work?

Our perspective on working routines has shifted over the last 18 months as the pandemic has brought unavoidable remote working. It’s forced many companies who were previously reluctant to employ...