Flexible working tribunal claims rise sharply

The number of employment tribunal decisions relating to flexible working have leapt by 52% in the past year.

Workers unwilling to ask for a raise despite fight for talent

Three in five (61%) UK workers are unhappy with their pay, yet most (55%) have never tried to push for a higher salary.

How retrained candidates could change the workplace

One of the many impacts of the pandemic has been an acceleration in the number of workers reevaluating their current role and career path.

Insights

How to drive diversity and inclusion with the lighthouse effect

Over the past two years, perceptions on diversity, equity and inclusion have changed dramatically, driven by globally recognised turning-points such as the murder of George Floyd, and the growing...

Lessons from the C-suite: Ian Wilson, DHL Express UK

The UK CEO of DHL Express UK offers his leadership tips and his view of HR at the top.

Social media is damaging young professionals' careers

Almost half (47%) of graduate and entry-level workers said their online presence has harmed their job prospects.

Half of HRDs see retraining as solution to the skills gap

In the face of a shrinking talent pool and an ageing workforce, many employers are looking towards upskilling as a solution.

HR in 2022: taking stock of 2021

2022 will no doubt reprise many of the challenges of 2021, with tight talent markets and office plans upended again. The third year of the pandemic, however, will be more than a replay.

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Future leader: Ish Anghotra, Rosewood London

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

Recruitment in the metaverse: will it become a (virtual) reality?

Since Facebook’s widely publicised rebranding to ‘Meta’, the metaverse virtual world has been garnering attention as the next step in the technological revolution.

Chell v Tarmac: Court of Appeal denies vicarious liability for prank gone wrong

The Court of Appeal yesterday (12 January) upheld the High Court’s decision that building materials company Tarmac was not liable for injuries suffered by a member of staff as a result of an employee...

How to ensure a speak-up culture

Despite the events of the last year and half, which saw seismic societal issues brought to the fore, there was a decline in internal incident reporting – and a continuing trend of fewer reports of...