Commuting costs stop workers from returning to office

The cost of commuting is drastically impacting the number of workers heading back to the office.

HR services failing to make software mobile-friendly

HR departments are working to make their services mobile-friendly to keep up with employee demand.

Technology with purpose

HR magazine's 2022 technology supplement looks at how HR can futureproof employees’ mental wellbeing, boost organisational sustainability and improve diversity 

HR needs to take digital lead to crack flexible working

If employers want to encourage more asynchronous work, and allow employees to plan their own hours outside the nine-to-five, HR has to get ahead on digital transformation.

Metaverse job roles rocket

The number of adverts for ‘metaverse’ related roles in the UK has shot up in the past three months, as businesses scramble to hop on the tech trend.

Employee assistance programmes more popular than ever

The number of employees in the UK seeking aid from their employee assistance programmes (EAPs) leapt by nearly 350,000 in the past year.

Rethinking employee health and wellbeing in 2022

Beneath the damage caused by COVID-19 is another monumental healthcare challenge - cancer.

Insights

Recruitment in the metaverse: will it become a (virtual) reality?

Since Facebook’s widely publicised rebranding to ‘Meta’, the metaverse virtual world has been garnering attention as the next step in the technological revolution.

UK workers believe AI offers better career support than people

Nearly three-quarters (71%) of UK workers said AI or 'robots' give them better support for their careers than people do, as they feel unheard by their employers.

HRMI 2021: Sue Swanborough, HR Director, Europe, Snacks Kolak

Swanborough is an experienced HR director with a track record of delivering focussed, pragmatic people strategies to transform organisations, cultures, leaders, and teams across different sizes of...

People

HRMI 2021: Debbie Alder, Director General of People and Capability, Department for Work and Pensions

Alder is the director general of human resources at the Department of Work and Pensions. She sets and leads the department's people straegy, aligning it to the business strategy and the wider Civil...

People

HRMI 2021: Jo Mosley, HR Director, Salvation Army

HR director for the Salvation Army for the past four years, Mosley has worked in the third sector for over 20 years.

People