Strategic HR

Culture change is broken. Here's how to fix it

Is there a better way to deliver cultural change? According to research by McKinsey, 70% of culture change programmes fail.

Why maintain skills when AI can do it all for you?

Skills-based talent management is more than just a concept. With AI it can become a reality, with far-reaching impacts for HR.

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Armed forces payroll hacked

The payroll system used by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) was hacked in a data breach, the BBC reported yesterday.

How can HR support whistleblowers?

An employment tribunal began last week (Thursday 2 May) that is set to decide the extent of civil servants’ rights to make public interest disclosures to the press. As former civil servant Josie...

How to positively impact your workforce’s health

According to research from the University of Warwick, being happy makes employees more productive at work. Whichever comes first, health or happiness, the link to organisational productivity and...

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Is radical transparency needed in a high-trust culture?

The pressures facing both employers and employees have supercharged debates around flexibility, inclusion and the relationship between business and colleagues.

Workers and managers lack technology to collaborate

Nearly a third (28%) of UK and Irish employees lack the technology to collaborate with colleagues at work, the results of a poll commissioned by the printing and technology manufacturer Ricoh has...

What HR should ask before working with an EAP

Finding the right Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is crucial for businesses seeking to support the mental health and wellbeing of their workforce.  

Dividends soar as wages stagnate

Global dividend payouts to shareholders have risen 14 times faster than worker pay since 2020, according to analysis from Oxfam.

Less than 2% of job ads offer four-day weeks

Just 1.61% of advertised jobs offer four-day working weeks in the UK, according to analysts at recruitment advisory firm StandoutCV. Is the four-day week overrated?

Can autonomy fix the motivation crisis? 

Disengagement in the UK workplace has staggeringly increased. Studies show that around 90% of employees feel unmotivated at work.

Elon Musk banned from tweeting about Tesla without approval

Elon Musk must continue to get approval before posting tweets that relate to his electric vehicle company Tesla, the US Supreme Court has ruled.