Data

Four insights into the skills-based future of talent management

As employers navigate a changing world of work, there has been an increasing focus on agility and creating an adaptable workforce. Putting skills rather than jobs at the centre of the labour market is...

Rise in data requests costing businesses millions

A rise in data subject access requests (DSARs) is costing businesses millions, according to research from HR and law group Loch Associates.

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.

Evidence-based HR: How much progress have we really made?

What were you doing in 1999? Not yet born? Still at school? Worrying about the Y2K Bug? Planning your Millennium Eve party?

Half of C-suite execs don’t know how to use HR effectively

Half (50%) of C-suite executives admit they don’t know how to use their HR team as effectively and strategically as they would like to, according to research from HR software provider Personio.

Why we need a new model for HR: part 4, people analytics and science

Evolving the HR operating model is a strong calling for the people profession and not, as some might have you believe, more HR for HR’s sake.

Revamped data rules will cut admin and drive innovation

Legislation to refine the UK’s data protection regulations may be an evolution rather than a revolution, but it is being welcomed by the industry. The changes are expected to reduce the bureaucracy...

HR and AI: How can HR use AI effectively and ethically?

The government published a whitepaper on Wednesday (29 March) which promised to regulate artificial intelligence (AI).

Four ways to get people to care about HR data

There's a joke among HR specialists that the most requested report from company stakeholders is an annual list of employee birthdays. The problem is that even in 2023, the joke isn’t too far from the...

Interserve handed £4 million fine after staff data breach

Construction firm Interserve has been handed a £4.4 million fine by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after hackers stole the personal data of 113,000 current and former employers.

Employee experience more than a HR problem

Employee experience (EX) strategies become more effective with a holistic approach, rather than just limiting them to a HR responsibility, according to Laura Cole, MD and head of HR for UK and Europe...

Shrinking HR departments could help profession focus on strengths

Technology may make HR departments smaller, but it will bring people professions back to what they're good at.