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Organisations are struggling to attract talent, but it doesn't have to be that way. Based on our survey findings, we explore ways to help employers address the skills shortage and stand out from the competition.
To address the gender pay gap across its member states, the EU recently approved the Pay Transparency Directive (2023/970/EU). The Directive introduces reporting requirements and obliges employers to take steps to address pay inequalities, and must be transposed into national legislation by 7 June 2026. Rocio Carracedo Lopez, international legal editor at XpertHR, examines the new rules and discusses their implications for employers operating across the EU - and in the UK.
The future of artificial intelligence (AI) in HR is bright, but HR isn't ready - at least not yet. XpertHR legal editor Natasha K. A. Wiebusch reports from the US.
A number of changes to holiday entitlement and pay are due to come in next year, especially for workers with irregular hours and part-year workers. We look at what HR needs to know to be ready for the developments.
The people profession is operating in a "VUCA world on steroids" (VUCA = volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity). So said CEO Peter Cheese as he welcomed around 1,300 delegates to the 2023 CIPD conference in Manchester.
The Workers (Predicable Terms and Conditions) Act 2023 has now received Royal Assent. But will it fix the problem of zero hours contracts and precarious work? Probably not, says XpertHR consultant editor Darren Newman, who casts an eye over Labour's plans for a "New Deal" and points to a forgotten proposal with the potential to make a real difference.
Having difficulty thinking of an ice-breaker to launch your Monday huddle? Got some important things to say in the Teams strategy meeting this afternoon but don't want to go too far, too fast? Or simply just looking for a friendly way to open a chat with a new colleague? Then why not try this conversation starter…
Employee networks are valuable platforms for fostering inclusion, amplifying diverse voices and driving positive change within organisations. Inclusion consultant Gareth Buchanan explores five key ways to make your employee networks more effective.
Employee networks, also known as employee-led diversity networks, employee resource groups (ERGs) and employee affinity groups, play a pivotal and increasingly prominent role in fostering diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the most diverse organisations. Inclusion consultant Gareth Buchanan explores the ingredients for making a really great one.
An active and practical approach to dismantling classist internal systems and challenging individual biases that persist in many workplaces can negate much of the damage caused by the experience of living in a classist society, says Georgie Williams.
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