A study by Josh Bersin analysts has found that HR professionals are not well trained to support diversity, equality and inclusion (EDI) initiatives and managerial issues.
The CIPD has launched new qualifications to help people professionals solve the new challenges of the modern workplace.
The government has announced new upskilling reforms that may help HR pursue equal job opportunities for its employees.
CIPD Scotland has called for a reform of Scotland’s skills system and further employer incentives to tackle shortages and aid the country’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Skills shortages worsened by the pandemic could be addressed if employers support staff to undertake just one hour of online learning a week, says psychologist Honey Langcaster-James.