Strategic HR

D&I Clinic: How to handle terminal illness

Guest expert Joanne Smithson addresses how HR can improve the experience of employees working with a terminal illness, and their colleagues

Embracing Generation Alpha: how HR leaders can prepare the C-suite for the future of work

The countdown has begun. In just five short years, Generation Alpha, the digitally savvy cohort born after 2010, will enter the workforce.

Best of HR books: February 2024

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

Intersectionality and adjustments at work: are we asking the right questions?

‘Poor’ and ‘inconsistent’ were the two most common terms used by disabled employees who took part in our Great Big Workplace Adjustments Survey to describe their experiences of getting adjustments.

HR among top sectors to benefit from government AI grants, data reveals 

HR organisations are among those benefiting most from government grants for adapting to AI innovation, research has revealed. 

How can HR leaders help manage psychological stress in the workplace?

The physical health and safety of workers has been an ever-increasing priority for UK industries ever since the introduction of the Factories Act of 1833.

Four-day week continued by most trial participants

The largest global trial of the four-day work week has been deemed a success, as 89% of participating companies have continued adopting the practice a year on, research has showed.

Offer menopause support or risk discrimination claims, says new guidance

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has issued new guidance on menopause for employers.

'Pinkwashing' companies barred from Pride parade

Companies that want to participate in the 2024 Pride parade in London must now sign up to a year-round LGBTQ+ inclusion programme.

Case study: using L&D to solve labour shortages

Leisure centre management company Fusion Lifestyle worked out its talent problem by partnering with Arden University to offer exciting career development opportunities. Millicent Machell reports.

Four ways technology can reduce employee turnover

Humans are nothing if not predictable. No matter how well we think we’re hiding our actions, we are, unfortunately, often telegraphing our intentions.

Create a cohesive, diverse growth culture that thrives in a distributed setup

It’s no secret that rapid business growth comes with its own set of HR complications, not least aligning an expanding team towards a common goal.