Executive

Hot seat: the HR role in securing M&A success

Somewhere between 70% and 90% of all mergers and acquisitions (M&A) fail to achieve their strategic and financial objectives. The reasons for this are complex, but the management of people is key to...

Q&A: Helping women into non-executive directorships

Helene Usherwood, partner at recruitment firm Anderson Quigley, answers questions on how recruiters can help women break into the non-executive world.

Freedom day: How HR can handle the transition back to the workplace

Today (19 July) all lockdown restrictions in England have been lifted. With no social distancing and no more mandatory mask wearing, how can HR safely bring employees back to the workplace?

Eurostar's director of people: "Line managers helped us survive"

Eurostar’s director of people, Gerard Jacques, wants line managers to get the recognition they deserve for their resilience during the coronavirus pandemic.

HR franchises provided crucial support during COVID-19

HR franchises have provided businesses without HR teams the advice they needed when making difficult people decisions during the pandemic.

COVID-19 can break the HR director’s glass ceiling

We are living in unprecedented times but where there is chaos and uncertainty there is also opportunity. Alongside transforming working constructs, HR leaders must grasp the chance to change how they...

What makes a great leader?

?As the US Election draws to a close and votes continue to be counted in what has been a tumultuous campaign, HR magazine looks through the archive of what makes a great leader both in the UK and...

Top tips for making impactful decisions

It's vital leaders are able to trust their employees, be honest and delegate power

Lessons from the C-suite: Charlie Bigham

After two decades we’re still true to our principles

Case study: Superdrug's Everyone Matters D&I strategy

Superdrug has worked hard over the past 18 months to become a more diverse and inclusive workplace, with plenty of positive results

The art of tricky succession conversations

?One of the qualities required for an HRD to be an effective succession planning facilitator is courage

HR's role in strategic succession planning

With greater scrutiny on how organisations are governed and led, now is the time for HR to take charge on succession planning