Editor's message: The role of the HR department stretches from setting people policies and procedures to feeding into the business strategy.
The growth in the collection and use of HR metrics is helping HR departments to prove not only its worth in keeping organisations away from employment tribunal claims, but also in a broader strategic setting. This is a welcome shift for HR professionals and makes for an interesting time for the profession as a whole.
Noelle Murphy, senior HR practice editor
Employees' desire for flexible working far exceeds companies' capacity to offer it, a report published today has found.
XpertHR research looks at how UK HR professionals begin, manage and progress their careers in the profession.
XpertHR's Benchmarking service enables users to access the full data behind XpertHR surveys for the first time. This table presents a complete index of links to all XpertHR benchmarking survey data now available via the XpertHR Benchmarking service, together with links to the relevant XpertHR analysis for each survey.
Eight out of 10 (82%) ethnic minority leaders do not trust the organisations they work for, believing there is institutional prejudice against minorities in the UK workforce.
Large employers with a financial year running from April to March should be gearing up to publish their second annual modern slavery statement by the end of September 2017.
Sign up to our webinar on using people analytics to drive retention success, which takes place on 28 September at 2pm. People analytics expert Sjoerd van den Heuvel will demonstrate how organisations are harnessing the power of people analytics to manage retention.
Updated to highlight the significance of 30 September 2017 to employers with an April-to-March financial year.
An investment of £13 million per year could provide small businesses with the HR support they need, according to a research exercise by the CIPD and JP Morgan.
As Mike Ashley's company hits the headlines again for its working practices, can it overcome its problems or do the issues run deeper? Virginia Matthews reports.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to HR policy and strategy.