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
The key issue behind the recent troubles at Ryanair was a failure to plan for pilots' leave. Why do so many organisations still rely on outdated systems to manage such important aspects of their business, asks Chris McCullough.
HR professionals have relied on formal grievance procedures for years, but are they still fit for purpose? In an extract from his new book, Managing Conflict, David Liddle argues that resolution policies, rather than traditional grievance procedures, have a better chance of achieving harmony in the workplace.
Updated to reflect amendments on 4 October 2017 to the Government's guidance on producing a statement, covering sign-off at board level, online retention of historic statements and voluntary reporting by smaller organisations.
Updated to include information on the FCA’s final rules for implementing MiFID II.
Building an HR function during a time of rapid growth is always a challenge, but for Lorraine Metcalf of digital media business ZPG, there was a stock market launch in the mix too. She tells Personnel Today how she has built a collaboration culture across multiple brands.
In this podcast, we discuss the recent XpertHR career survey which researched how UK HR professionals begin, manage and progress their careers in the profession.
HR professionals taking part in XpertHR's 2017 survey on HR careers shared a wide range of practical and strategic advice to help others successfully navigate the challenges of a career in HR.
Updated with information on trends in complying in bribery regulation.
Updated with information on trends in employee wellbeing.
Updated with information on trends in retaining staff.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to HR policy and strategy.