HR hires should be priority for start-ups

HR could be an important differentiator for startups, given many small companies will be competing with larger firms for top talent.

Four-day work week doesn't have to be a headache

Over three thousand workers, 60 companies and seven months - I don’t think anyone would have predicted that the UK would not just witness, but positively embrace the biggest trial of the four-day...

HR Most Influential 2022: top practitioners and thinkers

Last night HR magazine unveiled its 2022 HR Most Influential (HRMI) rankings aboard the HMS Belfast.

Majority of UK workers motivated by climate change

Tackling climate change has been named as a top motivator for a majority of employees, and companies could gain an advantage in the war for talent if they take note.

Nine-day fortnight could be a better alternative to a four-day week

Many businesses are now experimenting with a four-day week, but a nine-day fortnight may be a more viable alternative for some.

The key to empowered leadership

Inclusive leadership is ensuring workers can bring their full selves to their work – empowerment entails giving individuals and teams greater autonomy to take decisions and find innovative solutions....

Soft skills exaggerated in HR

The misconception that HR revolves solely around soft skills could be leading less men to enter the profession.

UK draft Mental Health Bill criticised on improving workplace mental health

The government's draft Mental Health Bill has been criticised for its lack of impact on workplace mental health.

How can we stop diversity and inclusion washing becoming the next big corporate problem?

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) has become a point of brand differentiation, almost of bragging rights. But if you look into it closely, can anyone say that we are closer to an inclusive, fair...

D&I clinic: How to make recruitment processes more inclusive for neurodivergent workers

Our resident D&I expert Huma Qazi advises HR on recruitment and neurodiversity.

HR warned to prepare for summer of strikes

The rise in strikes across the UK, including planned actions from Royal Mail, British Airways, NHS doctors, barristers and teachers, means HR must be prepared to handle employee relations calmly and...

Employee ownership hits record high

A record number of employee owned businesses have been created in the last twelve months.