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CSR | 2020’s best CSR strategy: Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Formed in 2018, the Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) group brought together CSR expertise and long-standing commitments from both Unibail-Rodamco and Westfield shopping centre operators. Since then,...

Nepotism | Are we cherry-picking from the family tree when it comes to recruitment?

There’s a big disconnect between graduates and hirers on the prevalence of nepotism in recruitment, and HR must do more to strip out bias and promote clarity, says Peter Crush

2020's best reward and recognition strategy: EDF

?With 5.5 million customers, EDF is the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, meeting around one-fifth of the country’s demand.

HR Lunchtime Debate | Risky business: now is the time to make risk management part of company culture

The pandemic, and the far-reaching repercussions it has had on the world of work, should prompt businesses to update risk management policies and procedures as they look to a future beyond COVID,...

2020's best people-focused workplace design: Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Starting in 2018, the facilities team at the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) ran a consultation programme with employees to understand what they needed to work at their best.

Training | Apprenticeships are key to saving generation COVID

There’s no question about it – when it comes to the job market, it’s young workers who are bearing the brunt of the economic decline. For those who have recently entered the workforce, or are poised...

Profile interview | Sticking to the fundamentals: Helen Giles, HR lead at homelessness charity St Mungo's

Helen Giles’ home in Leytonstone, East London is a treasure trove of collectors’ items. Via Zoom she shows a cabinet of vintage kitchenalia; Black Cat and Players cigarette machines on the wall; a...

2020 best health and wellbeing strategy: NatWest Group

In February 2020, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), a subsidiary of NatWest Group, set out a new commitment to become a purpose-led organisation.

L&D | Best learning and development strategy 2020: Swiss Re & Jardine Motors

There were two winners of this award this year, such was the strength of the entrants.

How I got here: Louise Hollywood, Pinsent Masons

Louise Hollywood, head of group HR at law firm Pinsent Masons, gives her tips for a successful career in HR.

2020’s best diversity & inclusion strategy: The Financial Ombudsman Service

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has been on a journey to ensure that diversity and inclusion is embedded in everything that it does.

HR future leader of the month: Sarah Cousins, British Heart Foundation

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