Better people experience design will improve your organisation's performance

People experience (PX) and people engagement are often used interchangeably but they are not the same thing and understanding the difference is very important for people leaders when deciding where to...

Three ways to fight for gender equality in an economic crisis

Amid soaring energy prices, high inflation and weakened consumer demand, speakers at the FT Women in Business Summit Europe on Tuesday (13 June) discussed how to empower resilient female leaders. 

Parliament misconduct calls for professional HR system

UK parliament needs a professional HR system to deal with misconduct allegations fairly and equally, according to former senior party whips.

How inclusive communication can revolutionise workplace culture

Effective communication is at the heart of any thriving workplace culture. However, colleagues often see through meaningless platitudes and performative actions in today's diverse and dynamic...

HR Most Influential Podcast: Jabbar Sardar on understanding employee experience

The HR Most Influential Podcast has gone live with an interview with Jabbar Sardar director of HR at BBC Studios and 2022's fifth-ranking Most Influential HR practitioner.

British Transport Police chief constable: “We are creating a hostile work environment for predators”

Lucy D’Orsi, chief constable of British Transport Police (BTP) said she wants to create a company culture that is hostile to predators and abuse of power.

How the CBI can turn its weaknesses into strengths

It was great to see that the CBI secured strong support from its members on Tuesday, with 93% strongly backing the organisation’s new reform plans, following the recent sexual misconduct crisis.

What you missed day one CIPD 2023 Festival of Work

The CIPD 2023 Festival of Work returned to Olympia London on 7 June. Here are some of the highlights and what you may have missed from day one of the event. 

Innocent backlash: should companies take a stance on social issues?

Innocent drinks has deleted a Twitter thread about gender diversity advice from the trans charity Mermaids after it received backlash from commenters.

Brand design success is down to the HR function, not the marketing function

I work in brand design and over the years I’ve learnt that the head of HR is often my most important ally in a client business. Many people may have guessed the marketing department, but they’d be...

Non-compete clauses will have three-month limit in the UK

Non-compete clauses in UK employment contracts will be subject to a statutory limit of three months under new government plans.

What can This Morning's Phil and Holly feud teach HR?

Reports of disagreement between presenters Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby of ITV's This Morning do not reflect a new workplace phenomenon. It has always been true that colleagues fall out and...