Future of work

Watch on demand: HR trends for 2022 and beyond

Panelists on Tuesday’s (7 December) HR Lunchtime Debate discussed the trends they expect to dominate HR’s agenda in 2022.

Working with Cancer: a guidebook for HR

A cancer diagnosis, either personally or of a loved one, is likely to affect every single one of us at some point in our lifetimes, yet the subject remains a taboo in the workplace.


Climate change topples talent as CEOs’ biggest concern

Cybersecurity, climate change and supply chain issues have topped the list of the biggest threats to growth, according to business leaders in KPMG’s 2021 CEO Outlook.

Government must protect vulnerable workers from digital revolution

MPs have urged government to be more proactive in planning for the future of work in a new Work and Pensions report.

Peter Hinssen: HR must rise to challenges of innovation

HR has an important role to play balancing the good and bad of innovation, according to technologist and founder of Nexxworks Peter Hinssen

Women hardest hit by changes in employment

Caring responsibilities and lack of long-term savings and pensions mean women are more likely to feel the effects of economic insecurity

Taskforce launched to create essential skills framework

Several organisations have come together to create the UK’s first universal framework for essential skills

Retraining scheme launched to tackle AI job losses

?The government is launching a national retraining scheme for workers at risk of losing jobs to automation and AI

Workers feel left out of technology change

While many employers expect technology to deliver productivity and wellbeing gains, a separate report warns that workers feel shut out of decisions around tech

TUC's Paul Nowak: The tech revolution must happen with people, not to people

Workers must be given greater say over AI implementation to avoid widening inequality, according to the TUC's deputy general secretary Paul Nowak

Technology a mixed blessing for work/life balance

Technology can enable flexibility but issues around working culture still inhibit work/life balance for many, research has found

HR must be more involved in AI implementation

While AI has not damaged jobs or pay in the way many feared, HR must play a greater role in using it to improve employees' working lives, according to research