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.

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.

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.

AI boom drives demand for training

Over six in 10 (61%) employees reported that they want generative AI training, as technology company Nvidia reported an explosion in corporate appetite for artificial intelligence (22 May).

How can HR integrate new digital tools?

New digital services introduced by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have not reduced pressure on employees as expected, analysis by the National Audit Office (NAO) showed.

“Sluggish” labour market could stunt long-term growth

Employment decreased while real wage growth increased in the last quarter, the latest labour market data from the Office of National Statistics has shown.

Over-55s left behind in skills training

Employees over the age of 55 have been left behind by skills training for digital and management skills, a report by training provider Corndel has revealed today.

"Stay on top of skills and technology to overcome future challenges"

To futureproof HR, professionals need to think about the skills that HR teams will need in the next few years.

Future leader: Ry Williams, Walkers Global

Ry Williams, HR manager at law firm Walkers Global, shares his vision for the future of the profession.

"Organisations need to democratise their opportunities"

As Mercer’s Global Talent Trends research indicates, talent drain remains at an acute level right now, with 37% of UK employees stating that they plan to leave their organisation in the next 12...

Exclusive interview: Why CPOs make great CEOs

Katherine Easter explains why C-suite relationships are the key to success, and shares the transferrable skills that smoothed her transition from chief people officer (CPO) to interim CEO of the...

The new path to high-level HR, Part 1

How can new HR practitioners get ahead? Dan Cave examines how HR career paths are changing, amid increased expectations, the use of AI, burnout and economic uncertainty.