Strategic HR

Working parents concerned over children’s mental health

Nearly half (46%) of working parents reported that they were concerned about their children’s mental health while 29% named it a top concern, a report by Deloitte has found.

Exclusive interview: How employee appreciation translates to better business outcomes

Nebel Crowhurst, chief people officer for Reward Gateway, explained how HR can use appreciation to boost employee engagement and improve organisational performance.

What can HR learn from the MoD hack?

HR data privacy made headlines this month when the Ministry of Defence (MoD) was subject to a hack that exposed the personal data of an estimated 270,000 current and former military personnel.  

Musk axes entire Tesla division

Elon Musk, CEO of e-car firm Tesla, decided to fire an entire division at the company after the division chief refused to make further redundancies.

Half of workers unsure how to change their career

Nearly half (49%) of UK workers reported that they want to change their career but don’t know how, a report by the HR consultancy LHH revealed yesterday.

How to tackle the cost of working crisis

Employers want the UK government to prioritise financial support for new workers, according to a survey conducted in March by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) in collaboration with...

How can HR integrate new digital tools?

New digital services introduced by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have not reduced pressure on employees as expected, analysis by the National Audit Office (NAO) showed.

How to increase engagement with compliance learning

Compliance learning needs to be relevant and easy to remember. But how can we make people care?

“Sluggish” labour market could stunt long-term growth

Employment decreased while real wage growth increased in the last quarter, the latest labour market data from the Office of National Statistics has shown.

Mental health days: do they work?

Employees of the Chinese supermarket chain Pang Dong Lai have been offered up to 10 days of “unhappiness leave”, The Guardian reported. Should UK businesses offer a similar benefit?

HR must encourage working carers to seek support

Encouraging employees who have caring responsibilities to get the support they need is essential.

Why employees don't discuss financial concerns with employers

Nearly three quarters (74%) of people have not spoken to their employer about their financial concerns, a survey by financial wellbeing platform Wagestream found.