Strategic HR

Limited progress on racial inclusion targets

Limited progress has been made on race-related diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) targets, according to analysis conducted by DEI comparison website Windō, in the run-up to the four-year...

How to manage political debate at work

How can HR manage opposing political opinions at work? As a UK general election is now due on 4 July 2024, we asked two commentators for advice.

AI boom drives demand for training

Over six in 10 (61%) employees reported that they want generative AI training, as technology company Nvidia reported an explosion in corporate appetite for artificial intelligence (22 May).

Job ad for “underclass” applicants deemed “disturbing”

Commentators have criticised a job advert that invited applicants from “working-class, benefit class, criminal class and/or underclass” backgrounds.

Mental health first aiders must be comprehensively supported

Are leaders really clear on what the role of a mental health first aider (MHFA) is, and what they can and can’t do?

HR Most Influential Podcast 3.5: How to work with your CEO

Kerry Smith, chief people officer for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and five-time HR Most Influential practitioner joins the podcast to explore the vital relationship between a CPO and their CEO.

Share scheme gender inequality doubles

The gender disparity in access to share schemes has doubled since last year, analysis by share scheme and equity management platform Vestd has found.

Working parents concerned over children’s mental health

Nearly half (46%) of working parents reported that they were concerned about their children’s mental health while 29% named it a top concern, a report by Deloitte has found.

Exclusive interview: How employee appreciation translates to better business outcomes

Nebel Crowhurst, chief people officer for Reward Gateway, explained how HR can use appreciation to boost employee engagement and improve organisational performance.

What can HR learn from the MoD hack?

HR data privacy made headlines this month when the Ministry of Defence (MoD) was subject to a hack that exposed the personal data of an estimated 270,000 current and former military personnel.  

Musk axes entire Tesla division

Elon Musk, CEO of e-car firm Tesla, decided to fire an entire division at the company after the division chief refused to make further redundancies.

Half of workers unsure how to change their career

Nearly half (49%) of UK workers reported that they want to change their career but don’t know how, a report by the HR consultancy LHH revealed yesterday.