HR lessons from the Horizon Scandal

Internal investigations are back in the media spotlight, after a TV drama fuelled fresh momentum for the long-running campaign in favour of people affected by the Post Office IT scandal. Will recent...

AI will not destroy jobs, says Bank of England boss

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey told the BBC that although AI holds risks, he is optimistic about its impact on jobs.

Half of HR professionals on verge of quitting due to burnout

Half (50%) of HR professionals are on the verge of quitting due to burnout, according to research from the HR platform, MHR.

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.

Firm featured in viral firing video slammed for poor HR practice

An IT service company has been heavily criticised for poor practice and lack of clarity after a former employee filmed herself being fired and posted it to social media.

AI will affect 40% of jobs, IMF says

AI will affect almost 40% of jobs worldwide, replacing some and complementing others, according research from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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...

What OpenAI teaches us about employee power

The firing and rehiring of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman dominated headlines, and many HR leads unsurprisingly took a professional interest in it.

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.