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  • Essential people analytics: seven key HR metrics for 2017

    Date:
    19 January 2017
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    With data and analytics playing an increasingly critical role in HR decision-making, latest analysis from XpertHR Benchmarking reveals the seven essential HR metrics for 2017.

  • Severe weather

    Date:
    16 January 2017
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Severe weather has the potential to disrupt business operations and to affect employees commuting to or from work or travelling for work-related reasons. Employers should consider providing instructions to employees in advance and it is advisable to have a clear severe weather policy in place.

  • Bullying

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to include information on trends in employer responses to bullying.

  • Gender

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to reflect the latest gender pay gap figures, as reported in the Annual survey of hours and earnings 2016.

  • HR analytics skills: strong demand but short supply

    Date:
    29 November 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    HR analytics skills are becoming a priority area for HR as data and analytics move up the HR agenda, according to research from the US Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

  • Christmas and New Year working arrangements 2016/2017

    Date:
    7 November 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR's latest research on Christmas and New Year working arrangements finds that employers will spend an average of £27,000 on celebrations during the 2016/2017 holiday period.

  • If HR analytics are the answer, what are the questions?

    Date:
    27 October 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    More and more organisations are taking their first steps with HR analytics. A recent panel debate hosted by the London HR Connection looked at where they should set their priorities and the key issues that need to be addressed as HR builds its competence in this area.

  • Date:
    17 October 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    After a BBC radio presenter claimed he was sacked for being a white man, is positive discrimination a fair solution to employers' diversity issues?

  • "Systemic barriers" are stopping women from achieving their career potential

    Date:
    11 October 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    So much has been written about why women earn less than men and miss out on key promotions. But, as we prepare for gender pay gap reporting, are we ignoring the real reasons for gender inequality at work, asks Catalyst Europe's Allyson Zimmermann?

  • Finance firms commit to 50/50 gender split in senior roles by 2021

    Date:
    11 October 2016
    Type:
    News

    Thirteen finance companies, including Legal & General and Virgin Money, are aiming to have complete gender parity in senior roles - a 50/50 split - by 2021.

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