Strategic HR

How Circle Health Group uses apprenticeships to cure talent shortages

As we enter National Apprenticeship Week, HR magazine found out how Circle Health Group uses apprenticeships to close skills gaps and talent shortages in healthcare.

AI will not destroy jobs, says Bank of England boss

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey told the BBC that although AI holds risks, he is optimistic about its impact on jobs.

Time for action: breaking down barriers to gender equality in business

In the wake of the recently released Fortune 500 Europe list, the glaring statistic that women CEOs constitute only 7% of the total is cause for concern. When we delve deeper and look at factors such...

LGBT+ graduates want to be out at work

Three quarters of LGBT+ students and graduates are reluctant to join companies where they can’t be out at work, according to research by the LGBT+ business community, myGwork.

Mid-market business turns to apprenticeships

As attrition rates remain stubbornly high, mid-market businesses plan to increase the use of apprenticeships to train and upskill workers, according to research from professional services firm Grant...

Adaptability and empathy as strategy – crafting future leaders 

The boardroom of the future is one where leaders' decisions aren't just driven by numbers, but are made with a deep understanding of human emotions, human adaptability and leveraging how we respond to...

Using global mobility to navigate the skills gap

For businesses with an eye on growth, skills-based hiring will play a significant role in talent management in 2024, as the rapidly evolving job market demands individuals who can quickly adapt to...

Why childcare needs to become an employer priority

Sadly, the recent news that almost a quarter of a million female workers are considering leaving their jobs due to a lack of adequate childcare support has come as little surprise.

Using staff networks to drive change

Diversity management has come to the forefront of the recruitment and retention strategies for many organisations. As business leaders grapple with talent shortages and ‘quiet quitting’, there is a...

Half of HR professionals on verge of quitting due to burnout

Half (50%) of HR professionals are on the verge of quitting due to burnout, according to research from the HR platform, MHR.

Young people turning down jobs over transport and uniform costs

Research found 5% of young people who are unemployed had to turn down a job because they cannot afford the costs to start, including rent, transport or uniform, according to NatWest and the Prince’s...

How to reply to a flexible working request

A new draft of the Code of Practice on requests for flexible working has been published by the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas).