Data protection

Workplace monitoring on the rise

More than a quarter of UK workers have said that monitoring and surveillance at work has increased since Covid.

Managing employee changes as a company scales

Fast-growth scale-ups – and tech companies in particular – can often face challenges to their HR strategy if they’re not properly prepared.

HR urged to get better at people data

HR is missing out on a huge boost to productivity by not harvesting and analysing data correctly.

Employees don't trust organisations enough to share personal data

Workers are willing to share personal data to improve diversity and inclusion (D&I) but do not trust their employer enough to do this.

HR professionals must prepare themselves for a spike in data subject access requests

The number of data subject access requests (DSARs) soared amidst the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and now, following the end of the furlough scheme last month, that number is...

What a new UK GDPR law might look like

Rishi Sunak’s recent comments during the launch event for Treasury Connect have been used in the media to suggest that the UK is going to abandon GDPR entirely, and that there will be no alternative....

Comment

HR risks tech overload following pandemic software surge

An increase in the number of digital tools used by businesses for people-related tasks is causing discord among employees and putting HR at risk of overload.

How can HR become more data-driven?

HR and people leaders have had to be adaptable, flexible and resilient in the face of some of the most extreme challenges in living memory.

Insights

What Brexit and coronavirus mean for GDPR

Last month marked three years since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Though the contents of the law have remained unchanged since 2018, Brexit and coronavirus mean...

The ins and outs of Garden Leave: what HR should know

The swift departures of Dominic Cummings and Lee Cain and speculation over whether they would actually be continuing work for the government until "mid-December" as was claimed, has left HR wondering...

Using employee data to achieve a more resilient and reactive business

Effective use of employee engagement, productivity and achievement data can help companies build resilience against unforeseeable events into the core of its operations. Managers and leaders with a...

HR analytics and ethical trade-offs – the unconsidered narrative

In the last 15 years the use of data and analytics in HR has grown rapidly. CIPD research found in 2018, 75% of companies globally reported using HR analytics.