Editor's message: The role of the HR department stretches from setting people policies and procedures to feeding into the business strategy.
In Survey analysis > HR roles and responsibilities: 2015 XpertHR research we focus on key metrics, including budget figures, ratios of HR practitioners to employees and the use of HR metrics by the profession.
Noelle Murphy, HR practice editorial team leader
Fiona Roberts, HR director at Volkswagen UK, won the coveted 2014 Personnel Today HR Director of the Year award after judges praised her emphasis on giving employees a voice and transforming the people agenda.
Take part in employment and human resources surveys, check on the progress of recent XpertHR research, and find out what we will be investigating over the coming months.
A profile of the winner of the HR Supplier Partnership category, which showcases the work of HR suppliers in transforming businesses, at the Personnel Today Awards 2014.
Career breaks can be a useful tool for employee retention. However, employers that are considering offering them should be aware of the potential impact a career break may have on an employee's continuity of service and statutory and contractual rights. This article provides practical guidance for employers on dealing with career breaks.
Practical guidance on dealing with career breaks.
Our FAQs on political activity in the workplace look at issues caused by employees who bring their political campaigning to work, or who express views that others might find offensive.
A look at the specific challenges faced by those delivering HR support in the police service.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we discuss the findings of the most recent XpertHR survey on HR roles and responsibilities.
In this week's podcast, we explain how HR departments rate their effectiveness.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to HR policy and strategy.