Commentary and analysis

All items: Sector focus

  • Police sector: Workplace culture and leadership style

    Date:
    26 June 2019

    We look at how workplace culture and leadership style are evolving in a police service facing changing challenges.

  • Police recruitment: Challenges and initiatives

    Date:
    30 April 2019

    We look at some of the initiatives that have been taken to boost recruitment in the police sector, and highlight what the police can learn from HM Prison and Probation Service's recruitment campaign.

  • Trauma and stress: Supporting workers' families

    Date:
    19 February 2019

    We explore the potential impact of workers' exposure to traumatic events and other stressful environments on their families and look at some of the measures that employers can take to support those families.

  • 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.

  • HR challenges presented by the nature of the police service

    Date:
    22 September 2018

    We explore the unusual nature of the police service and the challenges that this creates for HR.

  • Police staff, special constables and volunteers

    Date:
    22 September 2018

    We examine the status of police staff who, unlike police officers, are subject to normal employment legislation. We also look at the status of special constables and volunteers.

  • Police service governance

    Date:
    22 September 2018

    We explore the tripartite arrangement on which the governance of the police service in England and Wales is based. We also look beyond the bodies that are party to the tripartite arrangement to a number of other important organisations that impact on HR in the police service.

  • 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.

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