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Hiring practices | Businesses paying the financial consequences of bad hiring

The cost of a bad hire is estimated to be three times higher than the salary paid, demonstrating the responsibility for HR of getting hiring right.

Workplace culture | Bad technology is impacting company culture

Poor internet connection and faulty technology is demotivating and disengaging employees.

Coronavirus | UK government must be ‘more like Biden’ to save jobs

An economic boost four times as great as currently planned by government is needed to protect jobs and advance the UK economy, according to a new study.

Workers' rights | Uber’s rights ruling could have implications for UK gig economy

Proposed changes to Uber drivers' rights could have wide-reaching effects for the European gig economy.

Remote working hours need to be monitored

UK employees are happier working from home, but the hours they work need to be better monitored by senior leaders, according to new research from the CIPD.

Inclusion | Majority of HR leaders are beginners when it comes to D&I, finds Josh Bersin

A study by Josh Bersin analysts has found that HR professionals are not well trained to support diversity, equality and inclusion (EDI) initiatives and managerial issues.

Job market | How can HR ease the redundancy process?

Job cuts and furlough have overwhelmed organisations and continue to do so in 2021, with retail being one of the industries hardest hit by these challenges.

Employees quitting jobs due to lack of promotions

A lack of promotions due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the job market is leading to employees quitting their jobs.

Admin is costing company culture

SMEs are spending too much time on admin, resulting in a productivity loss of £19 billion to businesses and employees going unsupported throughout the pandemic.

What HR should know about the Pensions Schemes Bill 2021

Changes to the Pensions Act will ensure employers are held to account for misusing employees' pensions.

Better LGBT+ programmes needed to avoid conflicts

LGBT+ employees are experiencing high levels of conflict and low levels of psychological safety in the workplace, according to new research by the CIPD.

HR’s conflict management is lacking in charities

The bullying of marginalised people working in voluntary and not-for-profit organisations has raised critical questions about the state of equality and inclusion in the third sector.