How to build sustainably high-performing teams

How can HR leaders focus on high performance while prioritising health and wellbeing? Maybe it’s time to take inspiration from elite sportspeople.

Interview: Abigail Wilmore, founder of People Flow

Abigail Wilmore, founder of a HR community called People Flow, has compiled a CV full of iconic fashion brands, as Millicent Machell discovers.

New episode: Kerry Smith joins the HR Most Influential Podcast

The latest episode of the HR Most Influential Podcast features an interview with Kerry Smith, chief people officer for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and five-time HR Most Influential practitioner...

HR Most Influential Podcast 3.5: How to work with your CEO

Kerry Smith, chief people officer for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and five-time HR Most Influential practitioner joins the podcast to explore the vital relationship between a CPO and their CEO.

Half of workers unsure how to change their career

Nearly half (49%) of UK workers reported that they want to change their career but don’t know how, a report by the HR consultancy LHH revealed yesterday.

Don't be seduced by the heroic leader fallacy

Heroic leadership still holds us in its – mostly hairy and ever-so-masculine – vice-like grip, and attempts to encourage more reflective and reflexive practices frequently run up against the need to...

How HR can manage leadership change

In the wake of Humza Yousaf's resignation from the role of first minister of Scotland, we asked HR leaders for their tips on how to manage leadership change.

How HR can help burnt-out leaders become visionaries

In Stress Awareness Month, here are two key concepts that can help HR teams support reactive, burnt-out leaders and move them towards visionary leadership.

A year on from the CBI scandal

Elizabeth Wallace, interim chief people officer, was given a year to rescue the CBI from a sexual misconduct crisis. In this exclusive interview, Millicent Machell finds out how she used HR to drive...

Help 'accidental managers' develop key people skills

How can HR help accidental managers develop the skills to become effective 'people' people, and handle the human side of the role?

The leadership disconnect: acknowledging DE&I and taking action

Although a significant majority of HR directors and CEOs recognise that employee demands for diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are a major concern for their business, according to Barnett...

Adaptability and empathy as strategy – crafting future leaders 

The boardroom of the future is one where leaders' decisions aren't just driven by numbers, but are made with a deep understanding of human emotions, human adaptability and leveraging how we respond to...