Strategic HR

Dismissed for calling homosexuality "sinful," social worker vows to appeal

A Christian social worker, Felix Ngole, has vowed to appeal a tribunal’s decision that he was not discriminated against when he had his job offer retracted. The retraction came after Ngole's employer...

How to better support women at work

Employers can propel efforts to close the UK’s gender health gap. But they must act now.

New safeguarding guidance launched by standards body

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has released a new standard to help employers safeguard employees.

How to deal with the complexities of 'human' organisations

You may have noticed that organisations have started to include a reference to ‘human’ in some aspect of their culture, strategy or branding. Why?

Three reasons why interim leaders can help HR drive change out of a crisis 

Following a series of leadership departures and absences, the Post Office has decided to make short-term hires in key positions. Why?

Can you take time off work for hay fever?

Almost half (45%) of employees in the UK have hay fever, a survey by printing company Instantprint found. Of the employees surveyed, three quarters (73%) of respondents believed employees should not...

Servant leadership can help deliver high-performing workplaces

The term 'service' has become something of a buzzword in the general election campaign. But how can we authentically embody the principles of service?

Unleashing the power of learning communities 

What makes learning communities flourish?

Why wellbeing strategy must account for breakup and divorce

HR can improve productivity by tailoring their organisation’s benefits and wellbeing strategy towards supporting employees going through breakup and divorce.

Business growth and transformation worries HR

A quarter (25%) of HR leaders cited business growth, change and transformation as their top concern, a study by management specialist platform, the Talent Labs, has shown (24 June).

Addiction recovery in UK workplaces: How to shift the narrative

Are UK employers ready to adopt a US-style approach to supporting people in addiction and recovery?

A million of UK’s lowest earners miss out on sick pay

A million (1.15 million) workers – 3.5% of the UK workforce – are not eligible for statutory sick pay (SSP) as they do not meet the earnings threshold of £123 per week, a report from think tank The...