Human capital

The metrics that matter

Data and analytics can be valuable to HR. But only if you're measuring the right things, in the right way

How can businesses truly measure culture?

Government, regulators and investors are increasingly focused on culture. What does this mean for HR?

What's been happening to evidence-based practice?

On a scale of zero (absolutely nothing) to 10 (HR has been revolutionised), I’d give it a three

In 2017 HR analytics must not forget the people

In 2017 Capgemini's talent director wants to see HR become more evidence-based but not forget the people

Flexible labour gives us a chance to build relationships

Long-term stability is no longer the order of the day. Flexibility, interesting work and recognition appeal more

SSE HR director John Stewart talks human capital

SSE doesn’t just (literally) value its people, it also values what helps them grow, such as training, fair wages, and a transparent workplace

Reputation in the balance: rethinking corporate governance

In light of bad practice at some large organisations, corporate governance needs to be seen as less of a box-ticking exercise and more an integral, people-focused part of business

Investors left ‘in the dark’ over human capital reporting, says PLSA

The PLSA has published a toolkit to help investors get better quality human capital information from companies

No single business case for flexible working

Different sectors and divisions, even within the same organisation, will require their own context-specific cases

A third of human capital risk incidents not reported

Out of 47 incidents involving employee ethics only 20 were mentioned in FTSE 100 firms' annual reports

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

When it comes to managing absence data isn't enough. We also need to know why people are absent

Human capital