Future leader: Lisa Drew, head of people, UK, Sigma Connected

Lisa Drew, head of people, UK at Sigma Connected, shares her vision for the future of the profession.

Features

Post-Brexit restrictions failing to plug low skilled vacancy gap

Post-Brexit restrictions on hiring migrant workers have not led to employers investing more in the recruitment and training of UK workers for low-skilled jobs.

Case study: Addleshaw Goddard coaches counsel in self-care

How the law firm teaches staff resilience to cope with mounting pressures. Beau Jackson reports

Eradicating tech-shaming in the workplace

With a mixed generation workforce, we are finding that more and more employees are facing different types of challenges with technology: Gen Z can't figure out printers, while their older counterparts...

Navigating AI: what support do HR leaders need?

Over the last year, the prominence of artificial intelligence (AI) tools has skyrocketed.

Aldi rolls out allyship training for all UK managers

Aldi has pledged to roll out allyship training for UK management staff in the next phase of its diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy.

Apprenticeship levy: where next in its evolution?

The apprenticeship levy has been thwarted by challenges and many suggest there ought to be a better alternative. But is the perfect solution out there? Dan Cave writes

Adult career guidance could end skills shortage, report says

A new paper from employment advisory ReWAGE has argued adult career guidance could improve the UK’s skills shortage and improve employment rates.

Deliveroo launches career support for delivery workers

Deliveroo will invest £2.5 million into developing riders' vocational skills, with 15,000 given the opportunity to undertake qualification in different industries.

How to create a culture of lifelong learning

When it comes to retaining talent and growing your business, people development plans are vital. But where should you start when it comes to building a true culture of lifelong learning?

Insights

HR and AI: How can HR use AI effectively and ethically?

The government published a whitepaper on Wednesday (29 March) which promised to regulate artificial intelligence (AI).

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.