Katie Jacobs

HR’s role in governance: A chairman’s view

Having an HR director who encourages a culture of empowerment, rather than worrying about being on the board, is very important

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Reputation in the balance: rethinking corporate governance

In light of bad practice at some large organisations, corporate governance needs to be seen as less of a box-ticking exercise and more an integral, people-focused part of business

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Investors left ‘in the dark’ over human capital reporting, says PLSA

The PLSA has published a toolkit to help investors get better quality human capital information from companies

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Putting theory into practice: Trust

Bath School of Management's Veronica Hope Hailey and BBC Worldwide people director Kirstin Furber talk trusted leadership

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Skills policy moves from BIS to Department of Education

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Department for Education have been shaken up under May

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Companies urged to look at female executive pipeline as women on boards progress slows

Female executive representation in the FTSE still "staggeringly low", latest Cranfield University report finds

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Employers deal with Brexit shockwaves

The leave result of the EU referendum thrusts the role of HR into the spotlight

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Julie Welch leaving Wincanton for the FTSE 100

Welch is joining multinational distribution and outsourcing firm Bunzl as group HR director

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Five things we learnt from the Economist Future Works conference

The Economist Future Works conference discussed the future of work, and what it means for HR

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The HRD's pocket guide to IPOs

Our new series explains areas outside day-to-day HR that business-savvy HRDs need to have a handle on

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Pizza Hut's HRD on turning the brand around

Pizza Hut's HRD isn't afraid of a role with plenty of extra change and challenge on top

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Helen Giles & Adrian Furnham on leadership derailment

Helen Giles and Adrian Furnham discuss leadership derailment and what to look for in talent selection

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