Strategic HR

How can HR support Mental Health First Aiders?

Mental health first aiders are having life-changing and lifesaving conversations every day. But they need comprehensive support to keep doing so.

Bereavement and baby loss: How HR can support

Less than half (44%) of people who experienced pregnancy or baby loss felt confident talking to a work colleague about their loss, research by Sands, a charity that supports people experiencing...

Why social mobility should be high on HR’s agenda

It's time to make social mobility an essential part of any company’s agenda.

Beyond exit interviews: Three steps to productive offboarding

Employee experience is arguably one of the most important aspects of any business, and can sometimes feel like one of the hardest to crack. HR teams are largely responsible for ensuring employee...

D&I clinic: How can HR include asexual employees?

Yasmin Benoit looks at how businesses can be more inclusive of asexual employees.

Workplaces unprepared for cardiac arrest, study shows

Over four in 10 (44%) workplaces have a defibrillator installed, research by healthcare providers Direct365 found, but more than half (53%) of employees surveyed said they had never received training...

How to be successful in the first 90 days

What should HR professionals in a new role do to ensure success?

Lessons from the C-suite: Nicolas Breteau, TP ICAP Group

Nicolas Breteau, CEO of TP ICAP Group discusses his career path, how he gets inspired and what he thinks an HR director should know.

Labour's manifesto: What HR needs to know

The Labour Party has released its manifesto, ahead of next month’s general election, focusing on extending workers’ rights, immigration and getting people into work.

How Argyll slashed attrition from 30% to 3.5%

Office provider Argyll reduced turnover rates from 30% to 3.5% by bolstering employee recognition, as Honey Wyatt reports.

Why the UK needs a joined-up disability, health and work strategy

To create truly inclusive workplaces, it’s time to revisit how we create and implement employment policy.

CIPD Festival of Work 2024: Day one round up

The CIPD 2024 Festival of Work began at the Excel centre in London yesterday (12 June). Here are some of the highlights and what you may have missed from day one of the event.