New HR Focus podcast

The first episode of HR magazine's new podcast HR Focus has gone live.

HR Focus Podcast Launch: SME Talent

In the debut episode of HR Focus, we take a look at the difficulties facing SMEs in finding, developing, and retaining talent.

Redundancies on horizon for nearly a fifth of employers

Almost one in five (18%) employers plan to let staff go in the next year according to new research from Acas.

SMEs struggle to get apprentices

Smaller businesses are being prevented from recruiting apprentices because of levy funding shortage, according to research

SME owners losing sleep over business

SME owners are sacrificing their wellbeing for the sake of their business, according to research by Opus Energy

SME leaders facing burnout

SMEs are close to breaking point because of an 'always-on culture', research from Advanced has found

SMEs face talent deficit

More than a quarter (27%) of SMEs are struggling to hire skilled workers, according to research

Bad company culture costs UK economy £23.6 billion

The benefits of positive workplace cultures include improved morale, better customer service and lower staff turnover