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C-suite | Pushing the boundaries of what a brilliant employer should look like

The CEO of vocational education trainer City Guilds Group Kirstie Donnelly discusses putting the sizzle back into vital jobs and how we need to push the boundaries of what a brilliant employer looks...

D&I | Apprenticeships: A helpful route into work for the disabled

As businesses of all stripes seek to widen their diversity of talent, apprenticeships are proving a useful and practical means of bringing those with disabilities into the workforce.

Recruitment | Hiring previous employees could solve recruitment issues

Boomerang hiring is on the up and this can be good news for employers, if you can ensure you get the onboarding process right.

Retention | The Great Retirement - why older people are leaving the workforce in droves, part two

Ageism should never be tolerated, but with an ongoing skills shortage, it is particularly important that we retain the wisdom and perspective of older workers.

Retention | The Great Retirement - why older people are leaving the workforce in droves

Ageism should never be tolerated, but with an ongoing skills shortage, it is particularly important that we retain the wisdom and perspective of older workers.

On demand | Building a workforce fit for the future

HR has had to be reactive when dealing with employee wellbeing over the past few years. But as we proactively plan for the future, and adjust to living with Covid and beyond, how can people teams...

Culture | How HR can avoid reputational mistakes

Employers have never been more aware of the importance of a healthy organisational culture. The problem for many, however, is how to get there. From listening to the employee voice to driving change...

Visas | Is the UK's confused visa system in need of reform?

A ragbag approach to skills shortages and hard-to-shift government bias over the intentions of migrants is preventing employers making the most of potential talent, finds Peter Crush.

Inclusion | Hot topic: Do business boycotts risk dividing the workplace? Part two

Boycotting countries for moral or political reasons is nothing new, yet this decision may punish employees who have no control over where they are born.

Inclusion | Hot topic: Do business boycotts risk dividing the workplace? Part one

Boycotting countries for moral or political reasons is nothing new, yet this decision may punish employees who have no control over where they are born. Following the instigation of a Russian invasion...

Interview | How I got here: Steve Rockey, Home Grown Hotels and Lime Wood Group

Steve Rockey, people director at Home Grown Hotels and Lime Wood Group, shares his tips for a successful career in HR.