HR policy and strategy

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  • Date:
    19 July 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Research has shown that many workers value flexible working over a pay rise. Sarah Thompson asks how can employers ensure that being able to log on from anywhere does not lead to people never turning off?

  • Finance and HR: It is time to collaborate

    Date:
    17 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    HR and finance are used to operating in silos, but marrying the two functions can bring major benefits to businesses. Kavitha Sivasubramaniam looks at how and why a collaborative approach could be the start of a happy, lifelong partnership.

  • What can HR learn from Wimbledon?

    Date:
    14 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    As we enter the final stages of Wimbledon, the Lawn Tennis Association is a brand that lives and breathes its values. Chris Berry, CEO of CIPHR, looks at what other organisations can learn from its culture.

  • Podcast: Managing an underperforming employee

    Date:
    14 July 2017
    Type:
    Audio and video

    In this week's podcast, we offer practical advice on how to manage an employee who is not performing satisfactorily.

  • XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2017: Long-service, childcare and travel benefits

    Date:
    13 July 2017
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Here, we look at the findings from the XpertHR survey of benefits and allowances, presenting data on the availability of a number of benefits including long-service awards, childcare and travel benefits, location payments and various allowances.

  • Percentage of women on executive committees stagnates

    Date:
    10 July 2017
    Type:
    News

    Companies with more women in senior roles have higher profit margins, an analysis of the FTSE 350 has found.

  • Three ways HR can build capability for the challenges ahead

    Date:
    6 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    HR departments face flat or shrinking budgets yet huge expectations are placed on them in terms of digital transformation and talent management. Dorothee El-Khoury from The Hackett Group discusses key HR challenges and how they can be addressed.

  • Technology is disrupting work, but what do staff think?

    Date:
    1 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    How is the world of work changing? Perhaps more importantly, how do staff perceive it to be changing? ADP president Don McGuire shares the software company's large-scale annual research findings of employees' attitudes to work.

  • Five key compliance challenges for HR

    Date:
    30 June 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    HR departments face a constant barrage of new regulation and compliance requirements, and forthcoming developments such as GDPR will add to this burden. Chris Berry looks at five key challenges HR must deal with in the coming months.

  • British Standard for diversity and inclusion launched

    Date:
    28 June 2017
    Type:
    News

    BSI has launched BS 76005, a new standard approach for employers to value their employees through diversity and inclusion.