Human capital

The new UK Corporate Governance Code

The Code sets out that for accounting periods starting on or after 1 January 2019 the board should:

The Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018

?These came into force in January 2019, with most reporting generally beginning in 2020 (apart from CEO pay ratios)

Kiren Vadher: We need evidence-based family-friendly policies at work

Recording data around flexible working and family-friendly policies is crucial to tackling inequality in the workplace and reducing the gender pay gap

Quarter of BAME staff bullied or harassed at work

One year on from the launch of the Race At Work Charter, firms are still failing to prevent racially-motivated bullying and provide equal opportunities for BAME staff

HR must collaborate with procurement on contingent workforce management

Speakers at ProcureCon HR spoke on the gaps in HR's capability when it comes to managing temporary and freelance workers

Four employee experience myths that must be tackled

Leah Johnson, vice president of advisory at Gartner, outlined the popular myths that HR should be aware of around employee experience

Case study: Launching an academy at recruitment firm VHR

When traditional talent pools weren’t really working out, VHR decided to 'grow its own' by training people with no prior industry experience

How we achieved a zero gender pay gap at St Mungo's

Culture, selection processes, performance management, diversity training, a transparent pay system and flexi-time have all contributed

Employers not measuring the impact of employee benefits

Organisations could be in the dark about which perks their workforces value most

International case study: Digitally-led HR at FIS

To give the HR function at FIS strategic voice certain processes were transformed to be data- and metrics-driven

Gender pay obligations across EMEA

While HR professionals may feel they've now got to grips with gender pay reporting, similar legislation is being introduced in other countries. So HR must understand regional variations

Pakistani and Bangladeshi staff face worst ethnicity pay gaps

Campaigners have called for mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) exposes sluggish progress on BAME workers' pay

Human capital