Strategic HR

AI voice cloning is an ‘industrial scale’ threat to business

HR experts have warned that businesses are at risk from widespread AI scams in 2024.

Autumn statement: What HR needs to know

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt gave his Autumn Statement yesterday (22 November), prioritising reducing national insurance, boosting apprenticeships and getting people back to work.

Work-related stress guidance published as sickness rates increase

Stress, depression and anxiety made up half of all work-related ill health in the past year, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Why clever leaders must master the art of self-discovery

In the ever-evolving business landscape, the skills, mindset and behaviours that have led to past success - particularly for highly skilled individuals - are no longer sufficient for effective...

Comment

Sexual abusers in NHS ‘untouchable’, female doctors report

A group of female NHS doctors have said known perpetrators of sexual violence are tolerated or regarded as untouchable.

Deliveroo riders are not employees, Supreme Court rules

Riders hired by Deliveroo do not have an employment relationship with the food delivery giant and cannot be represented by a trade union, the Supreme Court has ruled.

We must all help eradicate the class pay gap

If I was a man working full-time in the UK, I could stop working today and still earn the same as the average full-time woman for the year. But I’m a woman, and today is Equal Pay Day.

Head of AI roles tripled since 2018

Head of AI positions have tripled globally in the last five years, while job posts mentioning AI have more than doubled (2.3x) in the UK in the last two years, according to new research from...

How should you support employees with a terminal illness?

New guidance has been published on workplace policies and practices to support employees with a terminal illness from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing and Marie Curie.

What can managers learn from the downfall of WeWork?

WeWork became the poster child for a shared office industry riding two waves: excess capital and surging demand. The pandemic brought further disruption to the office model, with significantly more...

How reverse mentoring can help you understand and overcome team pressures

Reverse mentoring is an innovative approach that turns the traditional mentoring paradigm on its head.

Comment