Organisational design

SME lessons: Just enough structure to harness creativity

In the third of a series of four articles, Vlatka Hlupic describes the principles of maintaining a highly-engaged workplace in small and medium-sized organisations

Employers planning reduced working hours

Thirty-three per cent of UK employers plan to reduce working hours, cut pay or impose leave in the face of COVID-19

Corporations need entrepreneurial flair

In the second of a series of four articles, Vlatka Hlupic describes the principles for maintaining dynamism and relevance for an established corporation

What will return-to-work practices look like in the future?

A roundtable discussed how workplaces and employers will need to change to better accommodate parents returning to work

John Lewis cuts bonus to lowest level in decades

John Lewis and Waitrose staff will receive a bonus of just 2% in 2020, which is their lowest payout in 67 years

SUEZ HR chief joins HR webinar panel

Tracey Leghorn, chief HR officer at SUEZ recycling and recover UK, has joined the HR lunchtime debate webinar: ‘How can businesses become more sustainable?’ The webinar will be hosted by HR magazine...

Insights

Businesses need to stop ignoring HR business partners

HRBPs (HR business partners) feel ignored and ineffective, but they can change this by they understand commercial and operational issues to build credibility

Five reasons to prioritise family-friendly policies

Issues ranging from men’s mental health to poor productivity are making family-friendly policies a priority

Why technology must play an altruistic role in the future of work

When technology is integrated favourably for all, rather than used to monitor and control, everyone wins

Employees’ poor people skills negatively affecting SMEs

Employees with bad people skills have lost clients for a third of UK SMEs, according to Tempo research

Smaller connected teams work better for businesses

?Analysis from Kaplan Leadership and Professional Development has identified five key themes of successful workplaces

Men at work: Fighting depression on the job

A few simple adjustments, at no cost to the employer, can save lives

Organisational design