Business models

Hybrid working – the big HR challenge

We have all seen the recent surveys and it’s now very clear; post pandemic, a significant number of employees want to retain at least an element of homeworking. These last nine months or so have been...

Coronavirus pandemic has been a "heroic time" for HR, says Josh Bersin

HR has played a heroic role in what will continue to be a tough time for the job market and work environment, said HR analyst and academy owner Josh Bersin closing the second day of the CIPD’s annual...

HR Lunchtime debate adds new speaker

Employment lawyer Adam Penman has joined the panel of speakers for HR magazine’s lunchtime debate inn December on why managing risk should be part of company culture.

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Getting the best out of people at Unicef

Many employees say they choose a role due to how well a company aligns with their personal values. And the statement certainly rings true for the Unicef director of people Martyn Dicker.

Case Study: How Birchwood Park attracts new talent

Opened at the turn of the millennium, Birchwood Park is a thriving business district on the outskirts of Warrington.

SME lessons: Just enough structure to harness creativity

In the third of a series of four articles, Vlatka Hlupic describes the principles of maintaining a highly-engaged workplace in small and medium-sized organisations

Corporations need entrepreneurial flair

In the second of a series of four articles, Vlatka Hlupic describes the principles for maintaining dynamism and relevance for an established corporation

John Lewis cuts bonus to lowest level in decades

John Lewis and Waitrose staff will receive a bonus of just 2% in 2020, which is their lowest payout in 67 years

SUEZ HR chief joins HR webinar panel

Tracey Leghorn, chief HR officer at SUEZ recycling and recover UK, has joined the HR lunchtime debate webinar: ‘How can businesses become more sustainable?’ The webinar will be hosted by HR magazine...

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Employees’ poor people skills negatively affecting SMEs

Employees with bad people skills have lost clients for a third of UK SMEs, according to Tempo research

Smaller connected teams work better for businesses

?Analysis from Kaplan Leadership and Professional Development has identified five key themes of successful workplaces

BBC cutting 450 jobs to save money

The BBC’s plans to reach its £800 million savings target are predicted to lead to 450 job losses at BBC News