HR Focus 2 'The Talent Mismatch' podcast now live

The second episode of HR magazine's HR Focus podcast has gone live.

Apprenticeships have plummeted since levy introduced

Apprenticeship starts have fallen by 31% in England since the apprenticeship levy was introduced, according to the CIPD.

HR Focus 2: The Talent Mismatch

In episode 2 of the HR Focus podcast, we look at the mismatch between the skills organisations need - and those they actually have.

Podcast

A million more workers aged over 65 than in 2000

The number of over-65s in the workforce has risen by almost a million people since the turn of the millennium, according to new analysis from charity the Centre for Ageing Better.

How creating a culture that supports time-blindness can benefit your business

Over the past few months conversations about time blindness, a condition related to attention deficit hyper activity disorder (ADHD), have exploded.

Inclusive interaction: addressing awkwardness around disability

The manner in which we interact and communicate in the workplace affects everything. It changes relationships, morale, productivity, management, and wellbeing.

How to make the Advanced British Standard a skilling success

Earlier this month, prime minister Rishi Sunak unveiled a new post-16 educational qualification to replace A-Levels in his speech at the Conservative Party conference.

How to coach a royal CEO

For some senior leaders, this could be the role of a lifetime. The Prince and Princess of Wales are advertising for a CEO to join the team at Kensington Palace, symbolising an era of change for the...

Skills-based transformation is already here: are you ready?

Focussing on skills as a strategic advantage is not a new trend for UK businesses.

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CIPD advises next UK government to focus on ‘good work’

As the UK gears up for its next general election, the CIPD has made a series of recommendations to the incoming government in its new Manifesto for Good Work.

How companies can turn in-house to face the tech talent challenge

Recent reports from Salesforce highlight the disconnect between the tech skills that companies are looking for and the skills candidates have and use.

Why apprenticeships are so important to hospitality

In the dynamic realm of hospitality, where delivering exceptional service is paramount, a critical element often needs to be addressed: nurturing talent.