Executive

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

CEOs need to interact with employees more

More than a third (36%) of UK employees have never had any contact with their CEO, according to research from Unit4

Lessons from the C-suite: Rob Jupp

The experience and skillset of an HRD can be a little narrow

Most people-focused CEO: Helen McHale, Stockport Homes

Helen McHale’s consistent support, openness and integrity meant she was awarded Most people-focused CEO at the HR Excellence Awards. But her employees have been there for her in return

C-suite staff require more support with stress

Deadlines, heavy workloads, traffic-heavy commutes, poor management, expensive lunches and time-consuming meetings all contribute to C-suite stress

The need for HR expertise at start-ups

What is the appeal to HRDs of joining investor-backed start-up ventures and what should they look out for?