Strategic HR

Join the dots between mobility and talent development

Leaders need a data-led approach to ensure that global mobility works for both staff and the company.

Black, LBGTQ+ and disabled women doubt DEI success

Women with intersecting marginalised identities, such as disabled women, are more doubtful than any other groups about the success of their organisations' DEI efforts, a new report has found.

How HR can create a trans inclusion policy 

Writing a transgender inclusion policy can be a crucial act of support for trans employees, diversity experts have said.

Hot Topic: Should employees choose between HR and employee representatives?

Employees seem to be increasingly turning to unions, employee resource groups and consultants to solve disputes with an organisation, rather than relying on internal HR departments. But should...

Why HR needs to know about the new law on tips

According to government analysis last year, an estimated £200 million is held back from staff by companies withholding tips. Thanks to new legislation, more than 2 million workers will have their tips...

Media attention fears stopped 2013 Post Office Horizon investigation

Paula Vennells, former Post Office CEO, decided against conducting a review into the Horizon IT scandal in 2013, fearing that it would make front-page news, the inquiry heard last Thursday (23 May).

How AI can enhance multi-generational communication strategies

When introducing artificial intelligence (AI) to your HR strategy, internal communications is a great place to start, especially because of our multi-generational workforce.

New episode: Kerry Smith joins the HR Most Influential Podcast

The latest episode of the HR Most Influential Podcast features an interview with Kerry Smith, chief people officer for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and five-time HR Most Influential practitioner...

Limited progress on racial inclusion targets

Limited progress has been made on race-related diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) targets, according to analysis conducted by DEI comparison website Windō, in the run-up to the four-year...

How to manage political debate at work

How can HR manage opposing political opinions at work? As a UK general election is now due on 4 July 2024, we asked two commentators for advice.

AI boom drives demand for training

Over six in 10 (61%) employees reported that they want generative AI training, as technology company Nvidia reported an explosion in corporate appetite for artificial intelligence (22 May).

Job ad for “underclass” applicants deemed “disturbing”

Commentators have criticised a job advert that invited applicants from “working-class, benefit class, criminal class and/or underclass” backgrounds.