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What to do about employees’ offensive social media posts

Following England’s disappointing Euro 2020 final defeat, social media has seen a torrent of racial abuse aimed at Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka. This has been accompanied by a growing...

UK government must protect vulnerable workers from digital revolution

MPs have urged government to be more proactive in planning for the future of work in a new Work and Pensions report.

Is the UK ready for AI in coaching and mentoring?

Over the past 12 months there has been a plethora of announcements relating to new technology platforms providing coaching and mentoring services in one form or another. Perhaps the highest profile of...

HR needs to accelerate move to the cloud

In 2020, we saw HR organisations accelerate their adoption of cloud technology – they’re ahead of where they were projected to be, partly as a result of having to adapt to the pandemic.

Automation helped HR through stress of pandemic

New research has found 73% of HR professionals said automation helped them survive the heavy workload created by coronavirus.

Josh Bersin's 2021 HR technology trends

If the pandemic made HR the centre of attention of the board for the first time, it also radically changed the HR tech marketplace, and for good.

Hybrid working plans hindered by poor tech

Just under two-fifths (39%) of UK workers still don't believe their company has the right tech set-up in place to support the hybrid workforce.

Employees crave notification-free day due to rising emails

The majority (89%) of employees said sorting through an inbox of unopened emails is one of the most unpleasant parts of working remotely.

Do digital co-workers bully and discriminate?

TUC research has concluded it’s more than likely - rather than a way of reducing discrimination and unconscious bias in the workplace, the use of ‘objective’ non-human artificial intelligence (AI) has...

Making clean data a priority

The global pandemic has meant that companies need to rely on data within HR even more. By investing in programmes, platforms and tools that support data for all aspects of the business, companies will...

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Increased use of AI could lead to widespread employee discrimination

Gaps in UK law over the use of AI at work could lead to widespread discrimination and unfair treatment at work.

Optimising processes for decision-making in business 

Working from home has been a godsend for many. No more stressful commutes, no more overpriced croissants washed down with burnt coffee on the train, having the opportunity to wear pyjamas all day....

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