HRMI 2021: Richard Hall, Head of Resourcing and Learning and Development, Hertfordshire County Council

Hall is head of resourcing and development at Hertfordshire County Council. Prior to this he has held numerous positions including roles with Anglian Water Group and IBM.


HRMI 2021: Sharon Benson, HR Director, Sunrise Senior Living UK

Benson is human resources director at Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare, a luxury care home provider operating 46 homes employing 5,000 colleagues. She leads a team of 31 covering...


HRMI 2021: Siobhan Sheridan, Chief People Officer, Financial Conduct Authority

Sheridan Sheridan joined the Financial Conduct Authority as chief people officer in March 2021, joining the regulator from the Ministry of Defence where she was the civilian HR director.


HRMI 2021: Stephen Moir, Executive Director of Corporate Services, Edinburgh Council

The City of Edinburgh Council’s executive director of corporate services since 2017, Moir Moir is responsible for leading the Council’s strategic and corporate services, including HR, Finance and...


HRMI 2021: Stuart Branch, Weetabix, Chief People and Digital Officer

Branch has over 10 years’ executive level experience in business. In his current role, he is responsible for the organisation and effectiveness of people, systems, technology, culture, and performance...


HRMI 2021: Tim Pointer, Global Senior Vice President of HR, Global Brands Group

As senior vice-president, people & culture, Pointer is a member of the global executive team of brand management agency CAA-GBG leading their people strategy with a team across the Americas, Asia and...


The Body Shop to recruit on first-come first-serve basis

The Body Shop is launching a new policy for recruiting candidates offering roles on a first-come first-served basis, regardless of background, and without any interview or CV required.

How to support employees with dyslexia

Even a learning need as common as dyslexia, which affects up to one in 10 people in the UK, is frequently misunderstood and stereotyped.

HR risks tech overload following pandemic software surge

An increase in the number of digital tools used by businesses for people-related tasks is causing discord among employees and putting HR at risk of overload.

As Long COVID rates climb, how can employers support their staff?

While we’re by now, sadly too familiar with the devastating impact of COVID-19, there is still relatively little known, or indeed talked about when it comes to Long COVID.


People analytics: what decisions should HR be making?

HR should bring data to every decision. This does not mean every decision should only be driven by data – but every decision should be informed by data.

HR needs good tech to make hybrid work

If HR teams want to meet employee demand for hybrid working options they must invest in collaborative technology, according to Margaret Sweeney, chief HR officer at LRN.