Employee volunteering worth billions to charity

Employees volunteering for one hour per week could generate up to £17 billion for UK charities, according to research from Pilotlight.

HR charity network partners with CIPD

The Charities HR Network (CHRN) has signed a new agreement with the CIPD to give it access to a range of training and accreditation opportunities.

Why you should hire veterans and encourage reserve service

When filling vacancies for any business finding suitable candidates a can be a long, costly and frustrating process. It is also one that still leaves a lot to chance in terms of what the candidates...

UK workers want to volunteer but expect employer support

The increased sense of community created by the coronavirus pandemic has meant many of Britain's workers are keen to volunteer their professional skills to charities, but new research from business...

Volunteering and employment: debunking the myths of youth employment strategy

Young people aged between 18-24 are likely to be the group who will be the most badly affected in terms of finding work in the COVID-19 pandemic-led economic crisis that we are now entering.

Which companies are going the extra mile for employees during coronavirus? Part one

We shine a light on the effort businesses have made, big and small, to support their staff and the community during the coronavirus pandemic.

Development opportunities should be a two-way street

More HR professionals should consider mutually-beneficial development opportunities

Charity board volunteering as leadership development

Joining a charity board can give employees strategic hands-on governance experience that is difficult for companies to replicate through their internal training programmes

Graduates fear unpaid internships affect job chances

One in three (27%) graduates are worried they will lose out on roles because they can't accept poorly-paid internships

Remember never to take people for granted

There is so much we can do to create environments in which we can all feel welcome, participate and thrive

Case study: On-the-go learning for refugee crisis volunteers

?Save the Children UK turned to digital learning to support staff and volunteers during the crisis

HR can link business needs to CSR

Focusing on a particular business objective or problem can help identify links to CSR actions