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Recruitment | Avoid the rehire trap

Elon Musk's recent actions at Tesla have sparked a heated debate around the practice of mass layoffs followed by rehiring former employees.

Leadership development | How to build sustainably high-performing teams

How can HR leaders focus on high performance while prioritising health and wellbeing? Maybe it’s time to take inspiration from elite sportspeople.

International working | Join the dots between mobility and talent development

Leaders need a data-led approach to ensure that global mobility works for both staff and the company.

Employment law | Why HR needs to know about the new law on tips

According to government analysis last year, an estimated £200 million is held back from staff by companies withholding tips. Thanks to new legislation, more than 2 million workers will have their tips...

Technology | How AI can enhance multi-generational communication strategies

When introducing artificial intelligence (AI) to your HR strategy, internal communications is a great place to start, especially because of our multi-generational workforce.

Wellbeing | Mental health first aiders must be comprehensively supported

Are leaders really clear on what the role of a mental health first aider (MHFA) is, and what they can and can’t do?

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.