Quarter of fathers continue working when on paternity leave

UK employers are severely lacking when it comes to paternity leave and support for working fathers.

Revenge porn: how employers can support victims

During lockdown in April 2020, nearly double the number of people reached out for support for the sharing of revenge porn compared to April 2019.

How HR can ensure Muslim inclusivity with Sharia-compliant pensions

Businesses must take more action to ensure they provide Sharia-compliant pension schemes for their Muslim employees.

Proximity bias stopping employers from finding new talent

Companies equating hard work with being in the office are living in the past according to Paul Hamer, CEO of construction company Sir Robert McAlpine.

Summer heat: Don’t make us the dress code police, says HR

With temperatures expected to reach 34°C later today (17 June), HR practitioners have insisted it is not their job to police their organisations' dress codes.

Providing real support in the cost of living crisis

The cost of living crisis is having a profound impact on individuals across the country.

Festival of Work 2022: day two round up

The CIPD 2022 Festival of Work returned to Olympia Kensington for the first time since 2019 featuring keynotes from Elizabeth Day and Ruby McGregor-Smith.

Lessons from the C-suite: Pascale Harvie, Justgiving

The senior vice president of online fundraising platform Justgiving shares leadership tips and her view of HR at the top.

Emphasis on degree-style learning holding back workforce

Employers are placing too much emphasis on degree-style learning rather than focussing on skills, according to Andreas Schleicher, director of the directorate for education and skills at the...

Lifestyle choice driving unemployment in older workers

A rise in the number of people retiring early is the main reason for joblessness among older people in the UK.

Festival of Work 2022: day one round up

The CIPD Festival of Work is back in Olympia Kensington for the first time since 2019.

Come fly with me: EasyJet's Ella Bennett

EasyJet’s Ella Bennett talks to Jo Gallacher about how the airline has taken off after the Covid storm with a massive energy around recruitment as travel is predicted to reach near pre-pandemic...