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Data security | What can HR learn from the MoD hack?

HR data privacy made headlines this month when the Ministry of Defence (MoD) was subject to a hack that exposed the personal data of an estimated 270,000 current and former military personnel.  

Behaviour | "How can they be so stupid?"

How can leaders move from a position of frustration to one where we help people make better decisions?

Employment law | NDAs have an important role, despite a campaign to ban them

Campaign groups Pregnant Then Screwed and Can’t Buy My Silence are calling for non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to be banned in employment disputes. Some of the personal testimonies they share are...

Learning | How to increase engagement with compliance learning

Compliance learning needs to be relevant and easy to remember. But how can we make people care?

Carers | HR must encourage working carers to seek support

Encouraging employees who have caring responsibilities to get the support they need is essential.

HR technology | HR has an AI-powered disability problem

Unless the unintended consequences of AI-powered HR technology are urgently addressed, hundreds of millions worldwide face lifetimes of economic and societal exclusion.

Alcohol | Work socials need to be more inclusive of those who don't drink

While inclusivity in the workplace is high on the agenda, the fact that 34% of employees avoid work socials because alcohol will be present, suggests that more needs to be done to help those of us...

Recruitment | Respectful recruitment moves us away from power dynamics

Recruitment can be a daunting process for all involved. Employers may struggle to find the perfect fit, while candidates face rounds of tests and interviews, often with uncertain outcomes. 

Transformation | Culture change is broken. Here's how to fix it

Is there a better way to deliver cultural change? According to research by McKinsey, 70% of culture change programmes fail.

Trust | Is radical transparency needed in a high-trust culture?

The pressures facing both employers and employees have supercharged debates around flexibility, inclusion and the relationship between business and colleagues.

Wellbeing | What HR should ask before working with an EAP

Finding the right Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is crucial for businesses seeking to support the mental health and wellbeing of their workforce.  

Employee engagement | Can autonomy fix the motivation crisis? 

Disengagement in the UK workplace has staggeringly increased. Studies show that around 90% of employees feel unmotivated at work.