12 Months of 2023: November

In November, new rules meant fewer ex-offenders will have to disclose convictions, Elon Musk declared that AI will make all jobs redundant and an inquiry found weapons at a union office in Brighton.

12 months of 2023: September

In September, MPs campaigned for more laws around AI, pension auto enrolment was extended and research found most low paid workers were using food banks.

Future leader: Jordan Noble, Mackie's of Scotland

Jordan Noble, people and development manager at confectioner Mackie's of Scotland, shares her vision for the future of the profession.

HR predictions for 2024

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

12 Months of 2023: June

In June, second jobs were on the rise as employees felt the pinch, big firms payroll was hacked and a study revealed one in five fathers don’t take paternity leave.

12 months of 2023: May

In May, the government opened an IR35 consultation, research revealed AI was being widely used for admin tasks and the amendments to the controversial strike bill were voted down.

Younger HR professionals winning AI race

Younger HR professionals are using AI more than their older counterparts, according to a study from software company Personio.

Deskless workers feel left behind by technology

A quarter (27%) of deskless workers feel left out of conversations about technological advances, according to research from Virgin Media O2 Business.

Navigating the mental health maze: the corporate world's new challenge

Although you won’t see government ministers doing daily TV briefings about it, we are currently in a ‘second pandemic’. This time, though, its effect is mostly mental, rather than physical.

AI voice cloning is an ‘industrial scale’ threat to business

HR experts have warned that businesses are at risk from widespread AI scams in 2024.

Head of AI roles tripled since 2018

Head of AI positions have tripled globally in the last five years, while job posts mentioning AI have more than doubled (2.3x) in the UK in the last two years, according to new research from...

Labour shortage persists as employers turn to AI

The CIPD’s labour market outlook found 41% of employers are struggling to fill vacancies, with 24% planning to use automation to address them.