Data collection

How to lead with data in times of crisis

Organisational transformation is often fraught. But when crisis necessitates it - due to market changes, shifts in leadership, or, indeed a pandemic - having data that can guide large-scale changes...

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.

Employees don't trust organisations enough to share personal data

Workers are willing to share personal data to improve diversity and inclusion (D&I) but do not trust their employer enough to do this.

What a new UK GDPR law might look like

Rishi Sunak’s recent comments during the launch event for Treasury Connect have been used in the media to suggest that the UK is going to abandon GDPR entirely, and that there will be no alternative....

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HR risks tech overload following pandemic software surge

An increase in the number of digital tools used by businesses for people-related tasks is causing discord among employees and putting HR at risk of overload.

HR the worst function on data

HR and recruitment is the business function that's made the least progress in using data and insight to optimise and measure performance, according to business leaders

HR failing to use analytics

Almost half of UK businesses are failing to use insights from analytics in their HR operations, according to a survey by MHR Analytics

Responsible use of staff data could boost revenues by 12.5%

Neither employees nor leaders are confident they’re collecting employee data ethically, meaning they could be missing out on substantial revenue growth, according to Accenture