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.

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.

Tata dispute shows employers must balance sustainability targets with workers’ rights

Unite the union has announced plans to escalate industrial action at steelworks in Port Talbot and Llanwern in South Wales, The Guardian reported (3 June).

How to build a 21st-century talent acquisition function

Traditionally, talent acquisition (TA) was relegated to a purely administrative role. Today, in a landscape where exceptional talent is crucial for sustained business success, establishing a TA...

Join the dots between mobility and talent development

Leaders need a data-led approach to ensure that global mobility works for both staff and the company.

Exclusive interview: How employee appreciation translates to better business outcomes

Nebel Crowhurst, chief people officer for Reward Gateway, explained how HR can use appreciation to boost employee engagement and improve organisational performance.

The science of storytelling in HR: four reasons to harness its power

Harnessing the art of storytelling can be a transformative force that propels the company and its people towards success.

The future looks squiggly

Should employers be actively embracing people with squiggly careers? The Recruitment and Employment Confederation and KPMG's most recent UK Report on Jobs, found that permanent hires had fallen again.

"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...

HRDs to be paid £49,400 minimum, under new immigration rules

The Home Office has published more detail about changes to immigration rules that will raise the salary threshold for skilled workers to enter the UK from April 2024.

Why digital accessibility is key to recruiting a neurodivergent workforce

A new and important government-backed report has outlined a raft of recommendations that are designed to support autistic people getting into, and staying in, employment.