Strategic HR

Why we need a new model for HR, part 6: how this model works

The story concludes and offers two glimpses of how this model comes to life through the recast roles.

Rulebreakers cost UK businesses £1.6 million a year

Failure to comply costs UK businesses £1.6 million per year on average, according to a study from training platform Cypher.

The importance of accurate job descriptions in building better teams 

During a recent discussion a client quite rightly shed light on a critical aspect of the hiring process that often goes overlooked: the accuracy of job descriptions.

CPO, sustainability manager and AI engineer among top growing jobs

The top-25 fastest growing jobs in the UK include chief people officer (CPO), sustainability manager, artificial intelligence (AI) engineer and cyber security analyst, according to a LinkedIn report.

The Post Office scandal proves we need to listen to grievances now more than ever

The recent Post Office scandal drama has been difficult viewing for audiences across the UK. Watching bad things happen to good people makes us all feel angry and uncomfortable, and the reality is...

Access to Work will be digitalised from April 2024

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that from April 2024, disabled people will be able to apply for Access to Work grants online.

Ageism most commonly experienced at work, study finds

People in their 50s and 60s experience ageism most commonly at work, according to research from the Centre for Ageing Better.

Use positivity to combat job seeking in January

At this time of year, our thoughts turn to the season that brings the nation together – the January sales. But also at this time of year, teams are typically looking for motivation amidst the return...

Firm featured in viral firing video slammed for poor HR practice

An IT service company has been heavily criticised for poor practice and lack of clarity after a former employee filmed herself being fired and posted it to social media.

AI will affect 40% of jobs, IMF says

AI will affect almost 40% of jobs worldwide, replacing some and complementing others, according research from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Why HR is key to managing security risks from temporary workers

Organisations have a myriad of different workers within their ecosystem: permanent staff but also temporary workers like freelancers and contractors. In fact, nearly half of businesses today are...

Two tricks to ensure middle managers are empowered, not endangered

Middle managers are on the precipice of peril. Glassdoor's Employee Confidence Index shows a crisis in confidence among mid-level managers – the greatest decline in confidence among all employees this...