HR policy and strategy

Noelle MurphyEditor'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

Latest items in HR policy and strategy

  • XpertHR surveys

    Date:
    18 June 2015
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    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.

  • Personnel Today Awards profile: London Overground - HR Team of the Year

    Date:
    09 June 2015
    Type:
    Case studies

    Introducing driver-only operated trains at London Overground could have been a recipe for industrial unrest and employee dissatisfaction, but the recipients of Personnel Today's 2014 HR Team of the Year award achieved quite the opposite.

  • Poor performing managers are still receiving bonuses

    Date:
    03 June 2015
    Type:
    News

    Latest pay data from XpertHR and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) reveals that companies are continuing to reward underperforming managers.

  • Underperforming managers take home bonuses worth thousands

    Date:
    03 June 2015
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Nearly one-third of managers rated by their employers as poor performers were awarded a bonus in 2014, according to an analysis of XpertHR Salary Survey data by the Chartered Management Institute. Among senior managers, nearly half of poor performers still took home a bonus.

  • Hot weather and workplace issues

    Date:
    03 June 2015
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Higher summer temperatures may cause problems for employers such as higher temperatures in the workplace and breaches of dress codes.

  • How strict is your dress code?

    Date:
    01 June 2015
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Latest XpertHR research uncovers the latest trends in workplace attire, and examines the reasons for and against enforcing a strict dress code on employees.

  • XpertHR dress codes survey 2015

    Date:
    01 June 2015
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    The employer debate about whether or not to police employee appearance in the workplace remains very much alive in 2015, according to XpertHR's research into dress codes.

  • Personnel Today Awards profile: Fiona Roberts, Volkswagen - HR Director of the Year

    Date:
    27 May 2015
    Type:
    Case studies

    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.

  • How should an employer carry out a risk assessment for a homeworker?

    Type:
    FAQs

  • Personnel Today Awards profile: Purple Cubed - HR Supplier Partnership

    Date:
    11 May 2015
    Type:
    Case studies

    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.

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