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  • Has political chaos made us cautious about hiring HR professionals?

    Date:
    5 July 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The ongoing political uncertainty has led to a high level of caution in hiring organisations. Most HR recruitment has come from replacing leavers or for business critical projects. Henry Lee looks at the market for HR professionals during the first half of this year, and offers some advice for both recruiters and jobseekers.

  • What risks arise from employee 'tipping' apps?

    Date:
    28 June 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Peer-to-peer "tipping" schemes are rising in popularity in the workplace, but these "recognise and reward" programmes should come with a note of caution, writes Marc Long.

  • International expansion: three HR essentials that get overlooked

    Date:
    27 June 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    With Brexit encouraging a growing number of organisations to establish themselves abroad, Ben Wright explores three people management challenges that are often ignored when companies expand quickly.

  • How St John Ambulance is developing its future managers

    Date:
    27 June 2019
    Type:
    Case studies

    St John Ambulance talks to XpertHR about its programme to develop future managers and how this has increased self-awareness and improved practical skills, as well as leading to better relationships between units.

  • Police sector: Workplace culture and leadership style

    Date:
    26 June 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

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

  • XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2019: Childcare benefits, long-service awards and other benefits and allowances

    Date:
    24 June 2019
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Away from health-related benefits, company cars and pensions, there are a host of other benefits available to employers to boost the package they offer to employees. We investigate some of the other benefits available.

  • List of XpertHR Benchmarking survey data

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Updated to include new XpertHR benchmarking survey data on benefits and allowances.

  • Return-to-work meetings after short-term sickness absence

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    A line manager briefing setting out the importance of return-to-work meetings in reducing short-term sickness absence levels and helping to ensure that employees are engaged, productive and working to the best of their ability. The briefing provides practical guidance for line managers on holding return-to-work meetings, as well as providing "Talking points" for training sessions.

  • Introduction to line management

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    A line manager briefing setting out what makes a good line manager as well as practical steps for transitioning into a line management role. The briefing guides line managers with "Dos and don'ts", as well as providing "Talking points" for training sessions.

  • NHS reveals new workforce plan to become 'agile, inclusive and modern'

    Date:
    4 June 2019
    Type:
    News

    The NHS in England has published its interim People Plan, which sets out proposals for the future of the NHS workforce.