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  • How courageous conversations can resolve workplace conflicts

    Date:
    25 June 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Why do so many managers shy away from having tough conversations with employees? Knowing what to say at the right time can help nip conflicts and other issues in the bud, explains Tania Coke from workplace mediation specialists Consensio.

  • 7 tips on people analytics HR can count on

    Date:
    19 June 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    People analytics can revolutionise the way organisations recruit, develop, engage and retain their staff. Richard Justenhoven from cut-e offers seven ways to get the most from people data.

  • HR tech: are we entering the era of the workplace 'co-bot'?

    Date:
    18 June 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    As the workplace rapidly evolves, HR faces the challenge of boosting productivity through technologies such as artificial intelligence while also ensuring the 'human' side of work is engaging and has meaning. Oracle's Andy Campbell explains.

  • 1,500 jobs expected to be lost in Virgin Money takeover

    Date:
    18 June 2018
    Type:
    News

    Around 1,500 jobs are expected to be lost in the £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money by Clydesdale Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG).

  • Benchmark employee to HR ratios and other key HR metrics

    Date:
    12 June 2018
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    The ratio of employees to HR professionals is a key HR metric. Latest XpertHR Benchmarking research on HR roles and responsibilities provides data on this and a range of other key HR metrics.

  • Podcast: Kicking off the World Cup in the workplace

    Date:
    8 June 2018
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss how employers can make the World Cup 2018 a positive event for both their employees and their business interests.

  • AI will be business-critical in next five years, say execs

    Date:
    5 June 2018
    Type:
    News

    Nine in 10 business leaders believe artificial intelligence (AI) will be critical to their organisation's survival over the next five years, according to a survey by SAP.

  • Pret's £1,000 employee bonus: Do short-term rewards achieve anything?

    Date:
    5 June 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The new owners of sandwich chain Pret A Manger have promised a £1,000 bonus to all employees who are on the payroll when the deal completes. But does a one-off cash bonus actually foster engagement, asks Ian MacRae?

  • Employee engagement: Use the World Cup as an opportunity

    Date:
    4 June 2018
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Taking positive steps to manage the workplace impact of the World Cup - which kicks off on Thursday 14 June 2018 - can have a beneficial effect on employee relations, XpertHR research finds.

  • Could crowdsourcing be the answer to finding great talent?

    Date:
    30 May 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Many of us associate crowdsourcing with raising money or start-up investments, but it can have a valuable role in finding the right people for your organisation. Juliet Eccleston from AnyGood? argues that it can create a fairer and more effective hiring process.

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