Strategic HR

Quarter of employees experience suicidal and self harming thoughts

A quarter (25%) of employees had thoughts of suicide or self harm in the last two weeks, a survey by wellbeing technology provider, Wysa, revealed today. The proportion expanded to one in three (36%)...

Could Summer Fridays unlock productivity?

When Einstein discovered the theory of relativity, he was not at his desk tinkering with his calculator. He was sitting on a train, watching light bounce.

Employees unsure of how to use sustainability strategy

Nearly all employees (93%) reported that they lack the confidence to apply their organisation’s sustainability strategy in their day-to-day work, a survey by sustainability training provider AimHi...

Best of HR books: June 2024

We delve into the latest book releases for HR professionals.

How can HR support Mental Health First Aiders?

Mental health first aiders are having life-changing and lifesaving conversations every day. But they need comprehensive support to keep doing so.

Bereavement and baby loss: How HR can support

Less than half (44%) of people who experienced pregnancy or baby loss felt confident talking to a work colleague about their loss, research by Sands, a charity that supports people experiencing...

Why social mobility should be high on HR’s agenda

It's time to make social mobility an essential part of any company’s agenda.

Beyond exit interviews: Three steps to productive offboarding

Employee experience is arguably one of the most important aspects of any business, and can sometimes feel like one of the hardest to crack. HR teams are largely responsible for ensuring employee...

D&I clinic: How can HR include asexual employees?

Yasmin Benoit looks at how businesses can be more inclusive of asexual employees.

Workplaces unprepared for cardiac arrest, study shows

Over four in 10 (44%) workplaces have a defibrillator installed, research by healthcare providers Direct365 found, but more than half (53%) of employees surveyed said they had never received training...

How to be successful in the first 90 days

What should HR professionals in a new role do to ensure success?

Lessons from the C-suite: Nicolas Breteau, TP ICAP Group

Nicolas Breteau, CEO of TP ICAP Group discusses his career path, how he gets inspired and what he thinks an HR director should know.