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  • How to get line managers on board with feedback

    Date:
    13 August 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Managers are so overwhelmed with demands that having regular feedback conversations with employees can be hard to fit in. Roly Walter from performance management software company Appraisd looks at how organisations can provide more support to managers.

  • Podcast: What employers need to know about Brexit

    Date:
    10 August 2018
    Type:
    Audio and video

    Louise Haycock, senior manager at Fragomen, outlines where all things Brexit stand as of now for employers, what the end of free movement will mean for current and future employees from the European Economic Area and the implications of a "no deal" Brexit.

  • Women's career development is as big a problem as the gender pay gap

    Date:
    30 July 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    It's not the pay differential that really gets under the skin of female employees, it's the persistent feeling that men are valued more, and women are being denied the chance to progress, writes head of The Happiness Index Tony Latter. Providing more and better opportunities for women is the way forward, he argues.

  • How to tailor benefits to a multi-generational workforce

    Date:
    24 July 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Organisations increasingly employ workers from across three or four generations, which means they should be offering tailored benefits packages. James Whelan from Avantus Systems looks at how employers can use data and technology to individualise their benefits.

  • Leading the way: Why AI will help humans find their calling

    Date:
    23 July 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    With predictions suggesting that AI could end up creating more jobs than it replaces in 20 years' time, how will this impact workplace dynamics? Those that adapt quickly will fare the best, argues Charles Towers-Clark.

  • Development opportunities need manager buy-in to succeed

    Date:
    23 July 2018
    Type:
    News

    HR practices that aim to develop employees' skills for current or future roles will only be successful with the support of line managers, a study has found.

  • Ministry of Sound launches ultra-cool London workspace

    Date:
    20 July 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    A new workspace in south London is aiming to raise the bar for office space that's attractive to small creative companies hoping to collaborate and network with like-minded firms. Behind it is one of the area's most forward-looking employers: the Ministry of Sound Group, writes Peter Crush.

  • Fall in EU worker migration 'bad news for employers'

    Date:
    16 July 2018
    Type:
    News

    The CIPD has warned that today's falling migration figures will further hamper employers' ability to recruit EU workers.

  • XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2018: Childcare benefits, long-service awards and other benefits and allowances

    Date:
    12 July 2018
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    We examine the provision of some of the wide range of benefits and allowances offered by respondents to XpertHR's research, including childcare benefits, long-service awards, charity days, location allowances, and standby and call-out payments.

  • Aldi and Lidl employees "coming home" if England make the final

    Date:
    11 July 2018
    Type:
    News

    Budget supermarkets Aldi and Lidl are hoping they haven't scored an own goal by allowing employees to leave early this Sunday if England make it to the World Cup Final.

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