Data

Costco and Swissport fail to report gender pay gap on time

Wholesale shopping company Costco and aviation company Swissport are among 28 businesses yet to report their gender pay gap data for 2021/22 to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

Employee wellbeing vital to healthy economy

Measuring employee wellbeing is not just good for business but also needed to improve the economy, according to a new report from the National Forum for Health and Wellbeing at Work.

Skills shortages plaguing older UK businesses

A majority (90%) of large businesses in the UK are struggling to fill skills gaps in their organisation, with older companies struggling even more.

Case studies: How employers strike a healthy balance with tech use

Striking a healthy balance in terms of tech usage can be a fine art. Here's how GitHub, Zurich and Howes Percival are mindful with technology.

Employees risking data breaches due to IT problems

Employees are experiencing IT service problems in their work, leading them to make more mistakes and potentially put data security at risk.

HR not collecting enough data to understand employees

Most companies (67%) don't gather enough meaningful data to understand employee engagement and performance, research by XpertHR has found.

HR needs to take digital lead to crack flexible working

If employers want to encourage more asynchronous work, and allow employees to plan their own hours outside the nine-to-five, HR has to get ahead on digital transformation.

Embrace emotion for inclusion success, say experts

HR should embrace emotion at the core of its D&I strategy and drop a sterile attitude towards data gathering, according to the authors of a new report.

How employee experience could be failing your people

With resignations at the highest they’ve been in 20 years HR’s focus, now more than ever, is on retention. Central to this struggle is HR’s battle to build an employee experience that pleases...

Data-driven management in the hybrid workplace

Hybrid working is becoming the norm for many people through an increasing reliance on technologies like Microsoft Teams. As of the end of July 2021, Microsoft reported over 250 million daily users of...

HR urged to get better at people data

HR is missing out on a huge boost to productivity by not harvesting and analysing data correctly.

Employers failing to use data for future workforce planning

Less than half (46%) of employers use data to identify skills gaps in their organisation, according to a new report by the CIPD and Omni.