Strike the right balance between national skills policies and local talent needs

Last year, it was reported that the UK was seriously underperforming in skills development, dropping 26 places to 64th out of 100 countries.

Best of HR books: January 2024

From women over 50 to hierarchies at work, we delve into new book releases to find out what HR has been reading.

Four insights into the skills-based future of talent management

As employers navigate a changing world of work, there has been an increasing focus on agility and creating an adaptable workforce. Putting skills rather than jobs at the centre of the labour market is...

Cover story: Delivering the perfect reward package

The rules of reward have been ripped up over the last few crisis-hit years. Dan Cave finds out how this chaos could drive a more equitable, productive future.

HR Excellence Awards 2023: Entries now live

Entries are now open for the 2023 HR Excellence Awards.

Rolling with the recession: how HR can succeed

The twists and turns of a recession can be unpredictable, yet with the right preparation it’s another chance for HR to show its colours.

Agility and flexibility aren't the same

Increased agility is achieved by establishing the right balance between flexibility and fixedness

Approaching business aims with a D&I lens

Treating wider business objectives as D&I issues can strongly support success in these aims, according to Skanska's global diversity manager

Why HR leaders needs to be systems thinkers

Systems thinking should be applied to organisation design and management