Human capital

The metrics that matter to investors

Investors are becoming increasingly interested in human capital metrics. Here's some ideas of where to start

People must be valued as a corporate metric

When people are valued as a corporate metric, it places HR in a stronger position

Why investors are thinking about human capital

The investment community is waking up to the value people bring to business, but HCM reporting remains a challenge

People reporting: What to cover

Any move towards integrated reporting means HR needs to get on board with corporate reports

Why data is all about the people

WDS chief people officer David Bowes on why HR data is all about the people

Poor people management costing UK companies £84 billion

Poor people management is costing UK companies £84 billion a year, according to research from Investors in People and economic research consultancy TBR.

HR’s strategic input remains poorly acknowledged

More than three-quarters (76%) of HR professionals believe HR’s strategic input is poorly acknowledged, according to research from software provider Cascade HR.

Meeting the productivity challenge

Here is a conundrum: if economic growth is improving, interest rates remain at a historic low, unemployment is manageable, and inflation is unheard of, then why is UK productivity lagging?

What's the evidence for... change management?

Change management is rife with unsupported theories, so here Rob Briner examines the actual evidence.

Productivity and profitability at SSE

A long-term outlook is needed to ensure strong profitability as a UK energy company, says director of HR at SSE John Stewart.

How we talk about productivity needs to shift to suit a knowledge economy

Pinning down what productivity means to business is trickier than it may at first appear

The trouble with measuring productivity

Why the answer to the productivity puzzle may lie in how we measure it

Human capital