An investment of £13 million per year could provide small businesses with the HR support they need, according to a research exercise by the CIPD and JP Morgan.
Many smaller organisations are too fast to recruit externally. They look for new talent outside rather than considering the people they already employ. Cath Everett looks at internal vacancy engines.
HR and finance are used to operating in silos, but marrying the two functions can bring major benefits to businesses. Kavitha Sivasubramaniam looks at how and why a collaborative approach could be the start of a happy, lifelong partnership.
As we enter the final stages of Wimbledon, the Lawn Tennis Association is a brand that lives and breathes its values. Chris Berry, CEO of CIPHR, looks at what other organisations can learn from its culture.
Here, we look at the findings from the XpertHR survey of benefits and allowances, presenting data on the availability of a number of benefits including long-service awards, childcare and travel benefits, location payments, volunteer days and various allowances.
Transitioning from post-industrial skills to digital competence must be a strategic priority for every organisation, says Diego Martinez from cut-e.
HR departments face flat or shrinking budgets yet huge expectations are placed on them in terms of digital transformation and talent management. Dorothee El-Khoury from The Hackett Group discusses key HR challenges and how they can be addressed.
Severe skills shortages in the UK cost businesses more than £2 billion in higher salaries, recruitment costs and temporary staff bills, according to research by the Open University.
How is the world of work changing? Perhaps more importantly, how do staff perceive it to be changing? ADP president Don McGuire shares the software company's large-scale annual research findings of employees' attitudes to work.
HR departments face a constant barrage of new regulation and compliance requirements, and forthcoming developments such as GDPR will add to this burden. Chris Berry looks at five key challenges HR must deal with in the coming months.