Leadership

Employees want more empathetic leaders, new Facebook research finds

Empathetic leadership is now needed to retain top talent in UK organisations, according to new research by Facebook.

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...

Collaboration lessons from the UK's first post-lockdown events

Though people in the UK are largely able to eat, drink and socialise however they choose to, the idea of pitching up at an indoor event elbow-to-elbow with thousands of other people is still...

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...

Roadmap out of lockdown: where next for HR? Questions answered

As the UK ploughs forward on its roadmap out of lockdown, HR leaders will be transitioning to the next stage of recovery – shaping working practices not just for survival but for the long term.

Has coronavirus sparked a new era of leadership?

Caring for teams in challenging situations has grown demand for leaders that are compassionate and courageous according to the panel at the latest London HR Connection.

How support groups can help new mums return to work

Support networks for new mums are in high demand following the pandemic, which is why freelance communications consultant Annie Abelman set up Mentor Mums in September 2020.

Lessons from the C-Suite: Ash Schofield, Giffgaff

Giffgaff CEO Ash Schofield's one piece of advice for HR professionals is to do stuff you enjoy doing and do it all with a sense of purpose.

Why employee resilience is the future of work

We have discussed resilience at work but mostly from the perspective of leadership. What we haven’t discussed enough is the resilience required of employees to deal with the challenges they face and...

What is your response to employee activism? Part two

If you think your organisation is apolitical, think again. A failure to engage in social and environmental issues makes you part of the problem, say Megan Reitz and John Higgins

What is your response to employee activism? Part one

If you think your organisation is apolitical, think again. A failure to engage in social and environmental issues makes you part of the problem, say Megan Reitz and John Higgins

Keeping connected in a hybrid workforce

The past 12 months have reshaped everything we thought we knew about connection. New rules of connection emerged that we needed to learn and old rules of connection we thought were unshakeable got...

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