The important role of HR as an instiller of joy

The role of HR is the most critical role in organisations today. While people leadership and management are a shared responsibility with peers, the main custodian of the people agenda, the translation...

Meta accused of spin over hot-desking announcement

Technology company Meta's decision to switch employees to a hot-desking policy has highlighted the need for companies to be transparent with their employees.

Honesty is the best policy: Caroline Cording, Mamas & Papas

Having worked at BHS, Habitat and now Mamas & Papas, Caroline Cording is no stranger to uncertainty. Beau Jackson finds out the high-street veteran’s secret to building people resilience

Will pay transparency solve the gender pay gap?

From April 2022 employers in New York City will be required to be fully transparent on the pay range applicants can expect when applying for a job, promotion or transfer. 

Four ways to be an ethical AI business leader

At the 2019 CIPD Festival of Work speakers shared tips on how to ensure AI is helping to create meaningful work

Publish disability figures, urges charity

Scope is calling on other organisations to join it in reporting disability figures, so that employees can get the workplace support they need

BAME equality held back by toxic cultures

A panel at a Westminster Employment Forum policy conference spoke of the need for organisations to be willing to have uncomfortable conversations about race

Jobseekers prioritise company reputation

Prospective employees’ expectations of companies are as high as customers' expectations

Government publishes new guidance on gender pay gap

?As the reporting deadline for the second year approaches new guidance has been released to help employers close their gaps

Employers struggling with candidate experience

Only 70% of organisations provide every unsuccessful candidate with a rejection message, according to ?the Good Recruitment Benchmark Report

Employers should report ethnicity and disability pay gaps, says think tank

Pay transparency should be extended to cover ethnicity and disability pay gaps, according to a report from the Institute for Public Policy Research

Businesses to publish parental pay and leave policies

Ten major firms have agreed to publish their parental leave and pay policies online in a move to become more transparent to working parents