Work/life balance is actually about work and love

The balance between work and life has become a tug-of-war that none of us can win. The two are intertwined like a bowl of spaghetti and there will always be a carry-over of the effects of stress and...

How I got here: Fiona Mullan, Bloom & Wild

Fiona Mullan, chief people officer at Bloom & Wild, shares her tips for a varied and successful career in HR.

Ethnicity pay gap hitting Caribbean workers hardest

Caribbean employees in the UK are disproportionately affected by workplace ethnicity pay gaps.

Skills shortages plaguing older UK businesses

A majority (90%) of large businesses in the UK are struggling to fill skills gaps in their organisation, with older companies struggling even more.

Relocating staff in a time of crisis

War, unrest, political tensions, repression and corruption present global businesses and their employees with myriad issues including urgent relocations, sorting out visas and dealing with complex...

Social mobility: The route less travelled in D&I, part two

Employers are getting to grips with social mobility as part of building a fairer workplace. Beau Jackson reports on the pitfalls HR needs to be aware of when taking its first steps.

Social mobility: The route less travelled in diversity and inclusion

Employers are getting to grips with social mobility as part of building a fairer workplace. Beau Jackson reports on the pitfalls HR needs to be aware of when taking its first steps.

Long covid recognised as disability in landmark tribunal

An employee with long Covid has won an employment tribunal for unfair dismissal, becoming the first person to successfully claim that the condition should be classed as a disability.

Higher retirement age increases rate of pension poverty

Raising the state pension age to 66 cost 65-year-olds at the edge of retirement an average of £142 per week for 2020/21 and plunged thousands into poverty.

How to be your professional self on social media

Businesses routinely monitor employee online profiles to ensure they are presenting a professional image.

Part time work reaches post-pandemic peak

Nearly 10 million (9.8 million) people are working in part time or temporary jobs - the highest number recorded since the start of the pandemic.

CIPD forecasts major job exodus into 2023

Over 6 million (6.5 million) people plan to quit their jobs in the next 12 months according to new research from the CIPD, an increase from this time last year.