How Virgin Media O2 uses blind recruiting to close the experience gap

Blind recruiting is proving useful for inclusively attracting people to Virgin Media O2’s apprenticeship schemes and entry-level roles, according to Karen Handley, the business’ head of future...

State pension age must increase to 71 by 2050, researchers say

The International Longevity Centre has stated that the UK state pension age will need to increase to 71 by 2050, to remain affordable.

Back to basics with Direct Line CPO Vicky Wallis

After a challenging few years, Direct Line Group’s CPO is focused on developing core skills to build confidence and capability in an uncertain world, finds Jo Gallacher.

CIPD Wellbeing at Work Conference: What you missed

The HR magazine team headed to the CIPD’s Wellbeing at Work Conference to round up the hottest topics in wellbeing.

Showing hesitant employees the benefit of relocation

Being paid to relocate your professional and personal life to another part of the world may seem like a dream come true for many, and employers today certainly recognise this.

Professor wins discrimination tribunal for anti-Zionist beliefs

A professor at the University of Bristol who was accused of antisemitic comments was discriminated against for anti-Zionist beliefs, a tribunal has ruled.

Top 10 jobs where women earn more than men revealed

Analysts revealed the top 10 occupations where women could be paid more than men, after studying gender pay gap data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Hot topic: Is C-suite pay too high?

Income inequality has risen steadily in recent years, so it is unsurprising that the top earners in an organisation, the C-suite, come under fire for a lack of awareness of the average worker’s...

How to address silent burnout among frontline workers 

The new year sees many people take on new habits or ways of life. They want to get fit, or take a round-the-world trip, or maybe they want to go for a promotion at work or get a new job. In some...

CBI settles legal action brought by sacked boss

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has settled a wrongful dismissal case from former director general Tony Danker.

Labour's mandatory pay gap plans draw mixed reaction

The Labour Party has proposed making ethnicity pay gap reporting mandatory, bringing it in line with the current mandate on gender pay gap reporting.

The missing pieces of mental health first aid

Mental health first aid (MHFA) training has been rolled out in many workplaces across the UK, but without holistic wellbeing support, businesses could be missing crucial pieces to the puzzle....