Four ways to get people to care about HR data

There's a joke among HR specialists that the most requested report from company stakeholders is an annual list of employee birthdays. The problem is that even in 2023, the joke isn’t too far from the...

A postcard from Miami: HR trends across the Pond

Catching up with US colleagues for the first time since the pandemic has given me a great chance to explore the similarities and differences of our post-pandemic talent pictures.

Cost of living crisis has changed culture in SMEs

Almost all (99%) SMEs have said they have noticed behavioural changes across their team as a result of financial constraints in the last six months.

Best of HR books: March 2023

We delve into new book releases to find out what HR has been reading.

NHS strikes should make employers think twice about health

The largest strike in the history of the NHS is a warning bell for employers and HR leaders that they need to be contingency planning and putting strategies in place to ensure their workforces are...

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We need compromise and partnership to fix the UK’s employment relations problems

The cost of living crisis, falling real wages and wider dissatisfaction with working conditions are a potent recipe for the ongoing strike action across many public services.

Channel 4 launches fertility support policies for workers

Broadcaster Channel 4 has partnered with fertility testing service Hertility to introduce reproductive health and hormone testing to its employees.

Autumn budget 2022 pledges tax freezes and wage boost

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt gave his budget announcement to parliament today (17 November), as he officially announced the UK is in the midst of a recession.

Government invests in workplace cyber security

The UK government is offering up to £200,000 funding for businesses to research the security of Internet of Things (IOT) devices.

Monitoring remote employees: will it push people back to the office?

Reports have revealed that the Cabinet Office is monitoring staff computers and wifi logins in a bid to persuade them to return to the office, and it may lead other employers to think that they can...

The secret ingredients of effective hybrid L&D

The pandemic accelerated the uptake of digital learning and caused companies to rethink their training programmes. Edmund Tirbutt explores the secret to getting hybrid learning and development right

Most employees happy to have their output monitored at work

Employees are happy for technology and data to monitor their output, provided they know exactly what data is being used.