Strategic HR

12 months of 2023: April

As we reach the end of the year, our 12 days of Christmas countdown revisits the key events of each month.

Building Lego's HR structure, brick by brick

Having a professional excuse to play with bricks every day might be the dream for many, but HR at Lego is far from child’s play, finds Beau Jackson.

HR Most Influential Podcast 3.2: When Change Meets Resistance

The HR Most Influential Podcast's latest episode is now live, with Pam Parkes in the hot seat to discuss how HR successfully implement change programmes.

HR needs to build bridges, not walls

Last month's Court of Appeal ruling, which confirmed a judge can order parties embroiled in a dispute to enter mediation, is a significant step forward for our civil justice system.  

Putting volunteering at the front of ESG

Volunteering is a popular way for workers to give back to the community around them, but it isn’t always as easy as just giving staff days off, finds Peter Crush.

12 months of 2023: March

As we reach the end of the year, our 12 days of Christmas countdown revisits the key events of each month.

Turn the big three HR challenges of 2024 into opportunities

Next year could well mark a watershed moment for HR; 12 months in which trends that have been bubbling under the surface emerge to transform the sector and have a major influence on how we work.

HR Most Influential Podcast 3.2: When Change Meets Resistance with Pam Parkes

The HR Most Influential Podcast's second episode of series three has gone live, with Pam Parkes of Essex County council discussing how HR leaders can overcome resistance to change.

Top 50 inclusive UK employers 2023 announced

West Midlands Fire Service, Money Supermarket and TalkTalk are among the winners of the 2023 Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers Awards (IT50).

Are misconceptions towards apprenticeships holding businesses back?

Many businesses are grappling with talent shortages, and the skills gap this leaves is only set to grow.

Legal ease: Prevent toxic cultures by acting early

The causes of toxic culture are often trivial, but the effects are not. Early intervention is key, and managers must not be reluctant to grasp the nettle if the situation is to be resolved.

Younger HR professionals winning AI race

Younger HR professionals are using AI more than their older counterparts, according to a study from software company Personio.