The future looks squiggly

Should employers be actively embracing people with squiggly careers? The Recruitment and Employment Confederation and KPMG's most recent UK Report on Jobs, found that permanent hires had fallen again.

"Organisations need to democratise their opportunities"

As Mercer’s Global Talent Trends research indicates, talent drain remains at an acute level right now, with 37% of UK employees stating that they plan to leave their organisation in the next 12...

HRDs to be paid £49,400 minimum, under new immigration rules

The Home Office has published more detail about changes to immigration rules that will raise the salary threshold for skilled workers to enter the UK from April 2024.

Why digital accessibility is key to recruiting a neurodivergent workforce

A new and important government-backed report has outlined a raft of recommendations that are designed to support autistic people getting into, and staying in, employment.

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.

HR Focus podcast: 'How to introduce AI to talent management' now live

The third episode of HR magazine's HR Focus podcast is now live.

Actions employers can take to close the green skills gap

Becky Schnauffer was right in her reflections on COP28: HR professionals will play a pivotal role in cultivating green skills within their organisation. And this is a responsibility shared by...

HR Focus (3): How to introduce AI to talent management

In episode 3 of the HR Focus podcast, we examine the practical reality of introducing AI to talent management.

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How to address silent burnout among frontline workers 

The new year sees many people take on new habits or ways of life. They want to get fit, or take a round-the-world trip, or maybe they want to go for a promotion at work or get a new job. In some...

Is January the best time to recruit?

January is that sweet spot where the contemplative reflections of extraordinary talent are converted into new year’s resolutions, while corporate recruiting teams, armed with refreshed budgets, look...

How to drive successful change

Anyone trying to keep up a New Year’s resolution knows changing things isn’t easy. The same applies in business, but the rewards are well worth the huge effort needed to make change happen

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Why HR is key to managing security risks from temporary workers

Organisations have a myriad of different workers within their ecosystem: permanent staff but also temporary workers like freelancers and contractors. In fact, nearly half of businesses today are...