HR in the boardroom

HR underrepresented in FTSE 100 boardrooms

Just three of the FTSE 100 companies in the UK have HR professionals on their main board.

What it’s like to work in HR in Ukraine during the war

At Naftogaz, the national energy company of Ukraine, the day-to-day responsibilities of our HR department aren’t much different than any other 50,000+ employee organisation.

The FA on HR in the public eye

Given the money and emotion that goes into football in the UK, the Football Association (FA) routinely finds itself under a public microscope. Rachel Brace, the FA's HR director, speaks to HR magazine...

Lessons from the C-suite: Ian Wilson, DHL Express UK

The UK CEO of DHL Express UK offers his leadership tips and his view of HR at the top.

Building HR with a can-do attitude: Joe Dent, Princes

HR hadn’t always had a seat on Princes’ board but when COVID hit, all that changed. As a result, a business that was “difficult to love” has become an employer of the year, with HR at its heart, finds...

My journey from HR to MD

I didn’t set out to become the MD of a global property company. My career started at Accenture where I was lucky enough to join the graduate scheme.

David Lammy encourages middle managers to embrace diversity at work

Middle managers need to embrace diversity and inclusion before any real change can happen in an organisation, Labour MP for Tottenham David Lammy told delegates at day two of the CIPD annual...

HR sees the largest growth among C-suite hires

Chief HR officer roles have seen the biggest growth in hiring out of all C-suite jobs in the past year, according to LinkedIn.

How leaders block culture change

As organisations continue to grapple with the aftermath of the pandemic and prepare for life in a post-pandemic era, business is it at one of its most critical inflection points in its history.

Does HR need more practical routes into the profession?

A poll on LinkedIn has sparked discussion among the HR community about the need for more apprenticeships in the profession.

HR needs a summer holiday

School’s out and every B&B on the coast is booked up until mid-September. Summer is here and with it the changing of the lockdown guard: this time a lack of social distancing guidelines and removing...

Why we need to stop calling it HR

In the last year we have realised the need for resilience alongside performance, so why is our perceived value still based on how hard we are working?