Strategic HR

"Let’s move beyond discomfort and overcome our barriers to inclusion"

It might be time to get out of your comfort zone, to improve inclusion.

Skills gap to worsen by 2035, research suggests

Up to 7 million workers in England may lack the essential skills to do their jobs by the year 2035, research conducted by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) has revealed.

How leaders can foster engagement during the ‘Big Stay’

As workers delay moving jobs, it is becoming far more important for leaders to keep employees engaged and energised.

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Adrian Chiles returns to tribunal over £1.7m IR35 case

TV presenter Adrian Chiles will head back to tribunal to face HMRC over £1.7 million in tax claims, after an appeal found that the first-tier tribunal (FTT) had misinterpreted the law.

Has tech taken the soul out of recruiting?

Recruiters and candidates are increasingly using technology to manage the high volume of available roles. How is this impacting the recruiting experience? Tim Stone investigates.

How AI can enhance HR compliance

To implement AI effectively, organisations need to carefully plan where it fits into existing processes or the creation of new ones while staying within the parameters of the law and addressing...

How HR can prevent conflict at work

People who experience conflict in the workplace have lower job satisfaction and are more likely to experience poorer mental and physical health, according to a study from the CIPD.

Future Leader: Kane Joyce, Manchester City Council

Kane Joyce, head of workforce strategy at Manchester City Council, shares his vision for the future of the HR profession.

Liberal Democrats’ manifesto: What HR needs to know

The Lib Dems have released their manifesto, ahead of the general election, highlighting gig workers’ rights, closing skills gaps, parental leave and sick pay.

How HR can tackle management overwhelm

Managing people is hard, and our new YouGov survey has revealed that it’s getting harder. A shocking 73% of managers are not currently getting the support they need. 

BT chief who cut 55,000 jobs awarded £2.6m bonus

Former BT boss Philip Jansen has been awarded a £3.7 million pay package for the year 2023-2024, during which he announced 55,000 job cuts by 2030.