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Profile | Honesty is the best policy: Caroline Cording, Mamas & Papas

Having worked at BHS, Habitat and now Mamas & Papas, Caroline Cording is no stranger to uncertainty. Beau Jackson finds out the high-street veteran’s secret to building people resilience

Change | The big refreeze: HR’s role in helping organisations adapt post-pandemic, part two

The social and economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic has inspired widespread change for many business. Lynda Gratton studies how HR can help organisation consolidate new ways of working

Case study | Outsourcing HR functions eases burden on overworked teams

Outsourcing HR functions is one way for businesses to manage high intensity workloads, as property developer St. Modwen found.

Change | The big refreeze: HR’s role in helping organisations adapt post-pandemic, part one

The social and economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic has inspired widespread change for many business. Lynda Gratton studies how HR can help organisation consolidate new ways of working

Health | Playing a dangerous game: why are we so stressed at work? Part two

HR must create a psychologically safe working environment to encourage employees to talk, reflect and explore their feelings following the stress and anxiety of recent years, finds Jo Gallacher

Health | Playing a dangerous game: why are we so stressed at work? Part one

HR must create a psychologically safe working environment to encourage employees to talk, reflect and explore their feelings following the stress and anxiety of recent years, finds Jo Gallacher

Strategy | How HR can retain influence post-pandemic

2022 HR Most Influential survey participants offer their tips for sustaining a valuable impact in leadership

Q&A | Future leader: Niki Blaho, Pension Protection Fund

HR magazine speaks to the future leaders of the industry to discover what makes them tick.

LGBT+ | Stonewall and HR: why can’t we be friends?

Once upon a time, employers queued round the block to have their inclusivity initiatives recognised by Stonewall. But has the LGBT+ rights charity now gone too far and is it beginning to alienate...

Watch | Catch up: Where do you draw the line with social media screening?

It’s common for recruiters to do their homework when looking for high-profile candidates and with the prevalence of social media, employers would be remiss to leave it out, finds Nosa Omoigui

ESG | Too many businesses still hiding behind green PR

Many employers are relying on "made up" sustainability credentials to bolster brand awareness and compete for talent, rather than focusing on climate change and implementing effective strategies to...

Culture | HR must step up to the climate challenge

England is traditionally not very good at breaking records. Our football team never seems to lift the trophy (until this year), our transport links aren’t always on time and our happiness levels…...