Commentary and analysis

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  • Why the public sector must embrace apprenticeships

    Date:
    19 October 2018

    Requirements for public sector employers to ensure a certain percentage of their workforce is apprentices may pose some organisational challenges, but Simon Rouse from PeoplePlus explains how apprenticeships can also help public sector organisations become more productive and better reflect their communities.

  • Financial services: How to resolve your top three HR challenges

    Date:
    30 August 2018

    With Brexit looming and AI threatening to replace roles, assessment now has a broader role to play in resolving key talent challenges in the financial services sector, says Andreas Lohff.

  • Tier 2 visas: how the NHS exemption will benefit other sectors

    Date:
    19 June 2018

    The removal of doctors and nurses from the cap on Tier 2 visas for highly-skilled workers has been welcomed and could be part of the solution to the NHS's resourcing crisis. But what about other sectors struggling to get the staff they need? Ashleigh Wight looks at how others will benefit and what needs to be done to make the migration system fairer.

  • Counting the cost of the non-EU immigration cap

    Date:
    1 March 2018

    The NHS recently called into question the cap on non-EU migrants coming into the UK, claiming it was blocking access to the medical skills it needs. Immigration law expert Jonathan Beech discusses the pitfalls and disadvantages of this 'one size fits all' limit.

  • Public sector HR: Why digital transformation is so vital

    Date:
    26 January 2018

    Are local authorities ready for Government 2.0? Roisin Woolnough looks at how public sector employers are responding to the push to go digital and the role of HR in doing so.

  • Gender pay gaps and the Met Police chief's decision to take a "pay cut"

    Date:
    12 April 2017

    New Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has opted to take a lower salary than that of her predecessor Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe. Ruth Thomas, senior consultant for reward specialist Curo Compensation, asks whether the new police chief is setting a good example or exacerbating gender pay inequality.

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