Engagement

How Argyll slashed attrition from 30% to 3.5%

Office provider Argyll reduced turnover rates from 30% to 3.5% by bolstering employee recognition, as Honey Wyatt reports.

Back to basics with Direct Line CPO Vicky Wallis

After a challenging few years, Direct Line Group’s CPO is focused on developing core skills to build confidence and capability in an uncertain world, finds Jo Gallacher.

How to meet employee expectations in 2024

Though some employees are satisfied with their current employer, many use January as an opportunity to see what else is out there.

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Why cultural alignment should be HR's priority in 2024

Imagine the best job you’ve ever had. What did you love about it? What was it that energised you? Was it the kind of work you did? Did you connect with your colleagues and form long-lasting...

Putting volunteering at the front of ESG

Volunteering is a popular way for workers to give back to the community around them, but it isn’t always as easy as just giving staff days off, finds Peter Crush.

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.

Series 3 Launch: Hyper-personalisation with Bertie Tonks

Series three of the HR Most Influential podcast has launched, with 2023's #1 practitioner Bertie Tonks in the hot seat.

Brits slighted over pay but too shy to ask for more

Despite the majority (61%) of Brits feeling they are not paid fairly at work, just a quarter (24%) will ask their employer for a raise in 2023.

How engagement between employers and employees has changed

Covid-19 meant that many employers had to change how they operated. Indeed, many employers are still grappling with agile working and, in particular, getting colleagues back into the office. But this...

UK employees more likely to give up work if money were no issue than rest of Europe

More UK workers said they would quit work if money were no issue than any other country due to poor working practices.

Cost of living crisis creates side hustle spike

One in five Brits (19%) have started a side hustle, i.e. a job or venture outside of their usual work, since March 2020 in moves potentially fuelled by the rising cost of living.