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Stephen Bevan, employee wellbeing trailblazer, has passed away

Stephen Bevan, a frontrunner in HR research and a leading voice on workplace wellbeing, died on 19 June 2024. We report this news with great sadness, and publish this report in tribute to Bevan and...

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Labour's manifesto: What HR needs to know

The Labour Party has released its manifesto, ahead of next month’s general election, focusing on extending workers’ rights, immigration and getting people into work.

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CIPD Festival of Work 2024: Day one round up

The CIPD 2024 Festival of Work began at the Excel centre in London yesterday (12 June). Here are some of the highlights and what you may have missed from day one of the event.

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How HR can prevent conflict at work

People who experience conflict in the workplace have lower job satisfaction and are more likely to experience poorer mental and physical health, according to a study from the CIPD.

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Liberal Democrats’ manifesto: What HR needs to know

The Lib Dems have released their manifesto, ahead of the general election, highlighting gig workers’ rights, closing skills gaps, parental leave and sick pay.

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How to coach: keeping the C-suite on track, Part 2

To help C-suite-level leaders maximise their leadership potential, HR can offer a powerful and effective solution. Millicent Machell reveals how HR can engage the C-suite in executive coaching.

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Sunak’s visa plans will damage labour market, say experts

Prime minister Rishi Sunak has announced that the number of visas available to migrants would be reduced each year if the Conservatives win the election.

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How to coach: keeping the C-suite on track

To help C-suite-level leaders maximise their leadership potential, HR can offer a powerful and effective solution. Millicent Machell reveals how HR can engage the C-suite in executive coaching.

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Interview: Abigail Wilmore, founder of People Flow

Abigail Wilmore, founder of a HR community called People Flow, has compiled a CV full of iconic fashion brands, as Millicent Machell discovers.

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Armed forces payroll hacked

The payroll system used by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) was hacked in a data breach, the BBC reported yesterday.

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Dividends soar as wages stagnate

Global dividend payouts to shareholders have risen 14 times faster than worker pay since 2020, according to analysis from Oxfam.

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Discrimination not reported by majority of employees

Three in 10 UK workers say they have been discriminated against at work, but 64% of them did not report it, according to the results of a survey commissioned by recruitment business Michael Page.

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