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.

HR must encourage working carers to seek support

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

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.

Best of HR books: February 2024

We delve into new book releases to find out what HR has been reading.

Four ways technology can reduce employee turnover

Humans are nothing if not predictable. No matter how well we think we’re hiding our actions, we are, unfortunately, often telegraphing our intentions.

Using staff networks to drive change

Diversity management has come to the forefront of the recruitment and retention strategies for many organisations. As business leaders grapple with talent shortages and ‘quiet quitting’, there is a...

A game of push and pull: how to engage your employees in your vision

Engaging employees with a compelling and inspiring vision is crucial for retaining talent, particularly among younger workers who highly value a sense of purpose in their work.

Best of HR books: January 2024

From women over 50 to hierarchies at work, we delve into new book releases to find out what HR has been reading.

COP28: What are the takeaways for HR Leaders?

COP (Conference of the Parties) is the main decision-making body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and this year was held in Dubai.

Putting volunteering at the front of ESG

Volunteering is a popular way for workers to give back to the community around them, but it isn’t always as easy as just giving staff days off, finds Peter Crush.

Most businesses are suffering from Long Covid

Organisations are trying to put Covid-19 in the rear-view mirror, but the aftereffects of such a turbulent business period – lack of clarity, fatigue over change, anxiety about redundancy – are still...

A how-to guide to recruiting ‘climate snubbers’

It is no longer appropriate to assume that only younger generations are environmentally and socially conscious when it comes to their career.