Using global mobility to navigate the skills gap

For businesses with an eye on growth, skills-based hiring will play a significant role in talent management in 2024, as the rapidly evolving job market demands individuals who can quickly adapt to...

What does HR want from the next election?

A general election is expected to be called in the second half of 2024.

CPO, sustainability manager and AI engineer among top growing jobs

The top-25 fastest growing jobs in the UK include chief people officer (CPO), sustainability manager, artificial intelligence (AI) engineer and cyber security analyst, according to a LinkedIn report.

HR leaders featured in 2024 new year honours list

A number of HR leaders have been recognised in the New Year Honours List for 2024, which aims to recognise exceptional achievements from people across the country.

How can quiet hiring help to tackle skills shortages?

Quiet hiring, also known as silent or stealth recruitment, is a growing trend that’s set to continue into 2024, in which organisations focus on acquiring new skills without increasing employee...

Breaking the green ceiling: HR leaders’ role in closing the green skills gap

With world leaders having come together to discuss a greener future at COP28, it’s a timely reminder for us to confront a difficult truth: ambitious net zero goals can only be met if people have the...

HR predictions for 2024

As a new year approaches, we asked people professionals what their top four predictions are for 2024.

Is your L&D training going to waste?

Employees are completing course after course, yet failing to implement the learning in their day-to-day jobs. Claire Muir investigates the perceptions and disconnects around learning and development,...

Are misconceptions towards apprenticeships holding businesses back?

Many businesses are grappling with talent shortages, and the skills gap this leaves is only set to grow.

New migration rules will worsen labour shortages

Measures set by government designed to cut migration are likely to exacerbate labour shortages, particularly in the care and hospitality sectors, according to experts.

Apprenticeships key to social mobility, HR leaders say

There is a gap between HR leaders who see the potential of apprenticeships for social mobility (85%) and those who plan to use them in the next 12 months (65%), according to a study from training...

Poor workplace training leading to fatalities

There is a clear correlation between workplace fatalities and training provisions, according to new research from software company Cloud Assess.