Future Leader: Kane Joyce, Manchester City Council

Kane Joyce, head of workforce strategy at Manchester City Council, shares his vision for the future of the HR profession.

Liberal Democrats’ manifesto: What HR needs to know

The Lib Dems have released their manifesto, ahead of the general election, highlighting gig workers’ rights, closing skills gaps, parental leave and sick pay.

How HR can tackle management overwhelm

Managing people is hard, and our new YouGov survey has revealed that it’s getting harder. A shocking 73% of managers are not currently getting the support they need. 

HR ready to jump ship amid C-suite disputes

Over half (57%) of HR professionals are planning to look for a new job this year, a survey by financial adviser Octopus Money found. 

BT chief who cut 55,000 jobs awarded £2.6m bonus

Former BT boss Philip Jansen has been awarded a £3.7 million pay package for the year 2023-2024, during which he announced 55,000 job cuts by 2030.

Return to office policies must work for neurodivergent staff

There are a range of ways for HR leaders to help make return to office policies work better for neurodivergent people.

HR tops list of stress-smoker professions

HR professionals are the most likely of all working smokers to smoke because they are stressed, rather than addiction or any other reason, according to new research.

Rise in remote work tribunal cases “tip of the iceberg”

The rise in remote working-related tribunal cases over the next few years will represent the “tip of the iceberg” of conflicts sparked by remote work requests and return-to-office mandates, according...

M&S director resigns after retailer swipes Rightmove chief

A non-executive director (NED) of M&S resigned after he discovered the retailer hired the finance chief of Rightmove.

How to coach: keeping the C-suite on track, Part 2

To help C-suite-level leaders maximise their leadership potential, HR can offer a powerful and effective solution. Millicent Machell reveals how HR can engage the C-suite in executive coaching.

How HR can navigate political polarisation in the workplace

Navigating politics in the workplace is both a delicate and complex task for employers, people leaders and employees.