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People vs technology: managing technological change

One of the greatest HR challenges in the workplace over the next decade will be the relationship between people and technology. Einstein gloomily wrote at the start of the 20th-century technological...

Chatbots - the HR tech to make you stand out

HR has often been a leader in tech adoption. This may come as a surprise as many have an antiquated image of HR - one that uses old, slow technology.

Could bots help to solve employee mental health problems?

Many businesses are turning to bots to encourage workers to be more communicative about issues and to help identify mental health problems, says Jo Gallacher

What HR needs to know: GDPR and AI

Complete transparency about how your AI technology works, whatever the process, is essential. Without it, employers can run into GDPR challenges and lose the trust and buy-in of colleagues. An...

Creating a net-zero ready workforce

?We are increasingly hearing about organisations that are purpose-led. With vision, mission and brand statements, companies are wearing their hearts on their sleeves and talking about more than...

Tech could generate more revenue than workers by 2028

Technology and AI could generate more revenue for their organisation than human workers in just eight years’ time.

Technology supplement 2020

It can be hard for HR to trust new workplace technologies, yet as HR weathers one of its most challenging years on record we look at how technology can offer a helping hand. From robot assistants...

HR analytics and ethical trade-offs – the unconsidered narrative

In the last 15 years the use of data and analytics in HR has grown rapidly. CIPD research found in 2018, 75% of companies globally reported using HR analytics.

What HR should know about the limits of “spying” on employees

The headlines that the BBC’s director-general Tim Davie has introduced sweeping new guidance on staff’s use of social media and rules on presenters moonlighting for private companies, raise...

Top tips for payroll management confidence in 2020

Payroll has come into its own in the past six months. There has never been a greater focus on the importance of having solid payroll than during this pandemic.

The social dilemma: can employers police social media use?

Following recent focus on the BBC's new stance on presenters' use of social media, David Lorimer and Abigail Cannon of Fieldfisher delve into whether employers can police the social media content of...

Workers trust robots more than their managers

Workers around the world are beginning to trust robots more than people to support their mental health.

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