Piling on the pressure: new research reveals working parents in high-stress sectors need more tailored support

New findings reveal increased pressure is taking its toll. Employees in high-stress sectors are actively seeking companies that will help them better balance career aspirations alongside family life....

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What can HR learn from the MoD hack?

HR data privacy made headlines this month when the Ministry of Defence (MoD) was subject to a hack that exposed the personal data of an estimated 270,000 current and former military personnel.  

Musk axes entire Tesla division

Elon Musk, CEO of e-car firm Tesla, decided to fire an entire division at the company after the division chief refused to make further redundancies.

Graduate hiring slows

More than half (57%) of UK businesses are hiring fewer graduates this year, with 39% blaming the situation on tighter hiring budgets, according to a poll commissioned by the recruitment consultancy...

"How can they be so stupid?"

How can leaders move from a position of frustration to one where we help people make better decisions?

Half of workers unsure how to change their career

Nearly half (49%) of UK workers reported that they want to change their career but don’t know how, a report by the HR consultancy LHH revealed yesterday.

How to tackle the cost of working crisis

Employers want the UK government to prioritise financial support for new workers, according to a survey conducted in March by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) in collaboration with...

NDAs have an important role, despite a campaign to ban them

Campaign groups Pregnant Then Screwed and Can’t Buy My Silence are calling for non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to be banned in employment disputes. Some of the personal testimonies they share are...

Employee data breaches hit five-year high

Breaches of employee data increased by 41% in 2023, analysis by the law firm Nockolds found.

How can HR integrate new digital tools?

New digital services introduced by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have not reduced pressure on employees as expected, analysis by the National Audit Office (NAO) showed.

How to increase engagement with compliance learning

Compliance learning needs to be relevant and easy to remember. But how can we make people care?

“Sluggish” labour market could stunt long-term growth

Employment decreased while real wage growth increased in the last quarter, the latest labour market data from the Office of National Statistics has shown.