Retention

HR profession on the verge of talent exodus

HR directors and chief people officers from around the UK say the stress of the pandemic has made them want to work in much smaller businesses.

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.

Post-pandemic talent exodus could cost businesses up to £17 billion

Businesses may be sleepwalking towards a costly talent exodus, as four in 10 employees (38%) are looking to change roles in either the next six or 12 months.

Businesses may have no choice but to use fire and rehire contracts

Businesses may have no choice but to use 'fire and rehire' contracts to secure their future.

Employees quitting jobs due to lack of promotions

A lack of promotions due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the job market is leading to employees quitting their jobs.

Retain key talent through data insight

When the world of work finally emerges from COVID-19, attracting and retaining top talent while reducing operating costs is set to become of paramount importance.

Employee wellbeing to shape future workplaces

Employee wellbeing and empowerment will be priorities in the future workplace, according to a new report.

Prioritising staff wellbeing key to retaining talent

Putting staff wellbeing first is central to retaining and attracting employees as businesses emerge from disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from Gallagher.

What should HR know about mass redundancies?

The UK government has hinted it will be announcing the introduction of a traffic tiered system for local lockdowns, placing more pressure on businesses to balance the books.

Redundancy fears rise as UK faces end of furlough

Over half (54%) of UK employees are worried either they or someone in their household will lose their job when furlough comes to an end this month.

Businesses fear loss of top HR professionals due to pay squeeze

Over four in five (86%) of businesses are worried about losing their top HR and office support talent due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic.

Mandatory gender pay gap reporting has ‘naming and shaming effect’ on driving equity

Employers are taking action to reduce their gender pay gap due to concerns of the ‘naming and shaming effect’ poor pay equity can have on their ability to attract the best talent.