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Four ways HR can be disruptive

This week HR professionals met at the Royal Institution in London for DisruptHR’s series of quickfire talks on innovation in the people profession.

Listen now: How to create an outcomes-based culture

Digging deeper into the HR buzzword outcomes-based, this conversation with Philippa Bonay, director of people and business services at the Office for National Statistics (ONS), explores how to and...

The impact of being outed at work

My path to being out at work hasn't been an easy one. When I was young and relatively new to the workplace I was forcibly outed as bisexual by a colleague at a former employer, leaving me feeling...

Majority of UK workers motivated by climate change

Tackling climate change has been named as a top motivator for a majority of employees, and companies could gain an advantage in the war for talent if they take note.

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 to be your professional self on social media

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

Achieving the sweet spot – the balance between people needs and business needs

Some of you reading this will no doubt have been discussing hybrid working with your clients or colleagues. If you have, then maybe you’ve experienced some extremes in thinking, with different groups...

Are anti-woke companies on the rise? Part two

Over the past two years, many social causes have compelled businesses to make political statements. But not everyone has been supportive.

Are anti-woke companies on the rise?

Over the past two years, many social causes have compelled businesses to make political statements. But not everyone has been supportive.

Sue Gray report uncovers insidious effect of work drinking cultures

Senior civil servant Sue Gray’s investigation into lockdown-breaking parties at Downing Street offers key lessons for businesses across the UK.

LinkedIn’s dyslexic thinking skill: de-stigmatisation or discrimination?

LinkedIn is now allowing users to tag dyslexic thinking as one of their listed skills in an effort to de-stigmatise dyslexia in the workplace. This initiative comes as part of a campaign with Made...

Brewdog's James Watt: Why I gave away £100m to my staff

When we announced we were giving away nearly £100 million of my own shares in Brewdog, the response was overwhelming. At our Ellon headquarters and brewery people were stunned when they heard the...

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