Strategic workforce planning

Tech firms lead the way in UK's best work/life balance

Tech companies have dominated Glassdoor’s 2021 list for the highest rated UK companies for work/life balance.

Skills gap risks locking young people out of jobs

A surge in the number of young people in full-time education has slashed the number looking for work and is leaving them without the skills to join the workforce, according to a new study.

Life after furlough: are government job schemes enough?

With the furlough scheme having now come to an end, the government has announced additional support for employers in the form of an extension to the Plan for Jobs. Moving forward, it will be down to...

Ageism blocking benefits of an intergenerational workforce

A wave of over 50s made redundant at the end of the furlough scheme might see themselves locked out of work by ageism in the recruitment process, the Centre for Ageing Better has warned.

New visas announced to address labour shortages

With the public furore growing as quickly as the petrol pumps dried up, the government has been quick to act in response to the shortage of HGV drivers that has crippled the UK. It has been announced...

Fight for talent drives higher pay increases

Half of UK employers (50%) are looking to award higher pay increases to staff in 2022 compared with 2021.

Employers failing to use data for future workforce planning

Less than half (46%) of employers use data to identify skills gaps in their organisation, according to a new report by the CIPD and Omni.

KPMG: experimental HR brings the most value to businesses

The HR leaders bringing the most strategic value to their organisations are those ripping up the rulebook, according to a new report from KPMG.

Warmth will help hospitality survive its talent shortage

It’s really no secret; the hospitality sector has been changed forever by the pandemic.

What's holding businesses back from being human-centric?

Panellists at yesterday's (29 June) HR Lunchtime Debate discussed how businesses need to be prepared for cultural change and adaptable to a new set of circumstances employees now find themselves in.

Strategic L&D can guide the future workforce

As the pandemic diminishes, forward-looking businesses must prepare staff for the future of work, say David Collings and John McMackin.

Tackle the future of work at Workhuman Live Online

One issue that’s on the forefront of everyone’s minds right now is the return to work plan. Whether your people have been out of the office for a year or never really left because they’re on the front...

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