How and why to become a B Corp

Most companies don’t just exist for the sake of it. Large or small, they have a strong mission, and for many companies that mission involves a wider impact on society, not just profit.

Chancellor slammed for concerns about losing ‘water cooler moments’ to remote work

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has suggested the office should be the “default” for workers as he’s concerned about the creativity lost in permanent remote work.

Confidence in whistleblowing procedures: share your views

The damage to an organisation’s reputation when it is embroiled in a scandal can be catastrophic, as recent headlines have proved. One way to avoid this is to have a trusted whistleblowing process in...

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Employees comfortable leaning on AI for admin tasks

Most (70%) employees would delegate as much work as possible to AI according Microsoft’s global 2023 Work Trend Index Annual Report. 

HR Most Influential Podcast: Putting the ‘S’ in ESG with Neil Morrison

The HR Most Influential Podcast has gone live with an interview with Neil Morrison, director of HR at Severn Trent and two-time HR Most Influential Practitioner.

Climate-quitting: what is it and why it matters to HR leaders

Environment, social and governance (ESG) was first coined in 2004 but largely hovered under the radar for the following decade.  

Brewdog introduces mental health and neurodiversity policies

Karen Bates, chief people officer of Brewdog, told HR magazine its new mental health and neurodiversity policies have created a safe space for staff.

How to ensure day-one success when completing public to private deals

Being told a company is being taken private can be a stressful and unsettling experience for impacted employees, who will have a lot of questions: ‘Will I be made redundant? What if I don’t like the...

Take the stress out of payroll year end  

It’s that time of the year again: payroll year end. On 19 April, every company is required to send their final submission to HMRC, including a full payment submission (FPS) and employer payment...

CBI sexual misconduct scandal comes as no surprise to HR professionals

Employment professionals have said widespread sexual misconduct claims against the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) are unsurprising despite the increased number of diversity policies in UK...

Walking the outcomes talk

One of the advantages of having worked in retail management prior to completing my masters in occupational psychology, was the opportunity to identify why some of my previous approaches to management...

HSE violence at work guidance updated

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the national independent regulator for health and safety in the workplace, has updated its guidance for employers on violence at work.