Workforce planning

How to prepare organisations for a recession

Fears of a looming recession may freeze the UK’s competitive labour market. What can HR do to prepare?

Employers failing to use data for future workforce planning

Less than half (46%) of employers use data to identify skills gaps in their organisation, according to a new report by the CIPD and Omni.

Kickstart scheme six months on

We are now six months into the government’s Kickstart Scheme, so what has been the impact so far? And what is its future promise?

Internal hiring up 20% since COVID-19

Companies are increasingly looking inwards for talent since the outbreak of coronavirus, according to new data from LinkedIn.

Tackling our climate emergency: HR's role

Time is running out to save our planet. So green issues can no longer be ignored by HR, who are perfectly placed to take the strategic lead

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

Better evaluation of L&D needed

Just 7% of L&D professionals evaluate the impact of their initiatives on the wider business or society, CIPD’s annual L&D Survey has found.