Businesses look to metaverse to enhance hybrid working

Two thirds (66%) of business leaders see the metaverse as the next stage of hybrid working.

Rising covid infections force HR to prepare

The UK is averaging 351,000 daily infections of covid, the highest number recorded since the 350,000 daily infections in March 2022.

Low productivity? It might be time for a sludge audit

How many times have you, as a job applicant, quit the process because it was long-winded to complete? We engage in a straight-forward transaction only to find we have wandered into what feels like...

HRMI 2022: Navid Nazemian, global head of HR, Vodafone

Navid Nazemian ‘s career spans over 26 years. He spent the first six years working in sales before moving to HR - a function that he is deeply passionate about.

HRMI 2022: Mark Grimley, group director for people and corporate services, Government of Jersey

Rising rapidly through the profession, Mark Grimley has a proven record of delivering within some of the more challenging public sector roles within local government, as well as taking roles in the...

HRMI 2022: Jon Dawson, group director of people development, Lore Group 

Jon Dawson was appointed Lore Group’s director of people & development in September 2020, having joined the international hospitality company from Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London and One Hyde Park...

HRMI 2022: Paul Boustead, chief people and culture officer, University of Leeds 

Paul Boustead plays a leading role in developing and implementing the University of Leeds’ people and organisational development strategies, while also ensuring the University realises a significant...

HRMI 2022: Baljinder Kang, executive director of corporate resources, Midland Heart 

Baljinder Kang joined Midland Heart in 2014 and has over 25 years of generalist people management experience gained across the private, NHS, charitable and not-for-profit sectors.  

HRMI 2022: Craig McCoy, interim people director, Four Seasons Healthcare

Craig McCoy is currently interim people director at care operator Four Seasons Healthcare. Four Seasons has around 160 care homes and employs over 10,000 people UK-wide.

HRMI 2022: Sally Hopper, director of HR, Hertfordshire County Council

Sally Hopper is the director of HR at Hertfordshire County Council with a workforce of over 8,000 staff.

HRMI 2022: Jabbar Sardar, global HR director, BBC Studios

Jabbar Sardar is global HR director for BBC Studios, the commercial subsidiary of the BBC that combines the strengths of the UK’s most awarded-production company with a world class distributor.

HRMI 2022: Sharon Benson, interim transformation and people director, Edison Young People

Sharon Benson joined Edison Young People in 2022 as interim transformation and people director. Edison Young People is dedicated to the care and education of the most vulnerable children and young...