Strategic HR

Four insights into the skills-based future of talent management

As employers navigate a changing world of work, there has been an increasing focus on agility and creating an adaptable workforce. Putting skills rather than jobs at the centre of the labour market is...

How to support employees in cancer remission

A cancer diagnosis can be one of the single most traumatic life events faced by a person. Yet what is less widely acknowledged is the far-reaching, ongoing physical and emotional impacts of cancer.

12 months of 2023: May

In May, the government opened an IR35 consultation, research revealed AI was being widely used for admin tasks and the amendments to the controversial strike bill were voted down.

Geopolitical risk named fastest growing danger to businesses

Geopolitical threats now represent the fastest-growing risk to the security and resilience of businesses, according to a report from corporate security consultancy The Clarity Factory.

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.