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.

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.