Artificial intelligence

HR falls behind employees in embracing AI

More than two thirds (68%) of HR professionals have not embraced the full potential for AI, a report by HR insights provider Brightmine has shown (29 May).

Uber Eats driver wins payout for racially biased AI checks

A black Uber eats driver has received a financial settlement after facial recognition checks required to access the app were ruled as racially discriminatory at an employment tribunal.

AI training grants announced for SMEs to close skills gaps

The government has announced a £7.4 million pilot scheme to subsidise the cost of AI skills training for SMEs in the professional business services sector.

HR Focus podcast: 'How to introduce AI to talent management' now live

The third episode of HR magazine's HR Focus podcast is now live.

HR Focus (3): How to introduce AI to talent management

In episode 3 of the HR Focus podcast, we examine the practical reality of introducing AI to talent management.

Podcast

Cover story: AI risks and hazards

AI looks set to be a game-changer for HR, but adoption is fraught with potential risks. Jo Gallacher outlines the pitfalls and assesses how organisations should proceed.

Tech may be smart, but HR can be smarter

Technology

If something was AI-generated, do you think you’d be able to tell?

Enact AI laws or be overtaken by EU, MPs warn

Unless new UK law is introduced, the EU’s AI Act will become the standard for AI regulation, according to a report from the government's Science, Innovation and Technology Committee.

UK lags behind US on AI adoption at work

UK office workers are lagging behind their American counterparts when it comes to adopting AI in the workplace, research has revealed.

Chat GPT may be banned in some UK organisations

Two thirds (66%) of organisations in the UK are implementing or considering bans on generative AI applications within the workplace, according to a survey of IT decision makers by software company...

Got plans to use ChatGPT for HR? Better call Saul

HR teams are continually tasked with coming up with creative solutions to streamline operations and increase efficiency and productivity and the explosion of AI offers tantalising possibilities. Could...

HR managers worried AI will replace them

AI taking over HR in the future is a major worry for 61% of HR managers, according to research from HR software provider Personio.