HR in the boardroom

Three ways HR leaders can shape today’s workplace

Culture is the soul of the organisation, and it’s up to HR leaders to facilitate, coach, and preserve it.

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Do boards need people people?

People issues are the central challenge of our time. As the 2021 AGM season comes to a close, some of the same issues continue to dominate, such as boardroom pay and lack of diversity, but this year...

HR in the boardroom: four tips for maximising HR’s business impact

While the power of HR has undoubtedly been pushed to the fore over the past year, many HR professionals often fall short in delivering the effective support and competitive advantages needed to drive...

The rise of the HR analyst

Only a few years ago, the vast majority of analytics professionals would have been found in finance or IT departments and it would have been rare to find someone in an HR team specialising in people...

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Lloyd's of London: bringing an old name up to date

As CHRO of a unique 334-year-old organisation at the heart of the UK’s financial establishment, Julia Tyson has much to do to reshape the insurance marketplace’s outlook for the 21st century, finds Jo...

Businesses fear loss of top HR professionals due to pay squeeze

Over four in five (86%) of businesses are worried about losing their top HR and office support talent due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic.

The key lessons HR leaders should learn from COVID-19

Coronavirus has impacted and will continue to impact the workplace in many ways, from the office layout, having more remote workers and tech-savvy employees, to an increased awareness and openness...

Remote working putting team cohesion at risk, study finds

The bond between team members, trust and information sharing have come out as the top three areas most at risk by remote working.

A toast to the most convivial at Pernod Ricard

The drinks within Pernod Ricard’s portfolio have been a fundamental part of sharing happy moments together for years.

HR needs to consider how employees will readjust to working together again

HR should already be thinking about how it will help employees bounce back and readjust to working together again, according to former cabinet minister Justine Greening.

HR expertise at the very top: Does it matter?

Research shows that CEOs appreciate the value of HR, despite there being little proof that having HR people on the board improves business success

FTSE companies urged to appoint more women on boards

The Hampton-Alexander Review finds that, while progress has been made by some, five FTSE 350 firms still have all-male boards