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  • Hung parliament means more uncertainty for HR

    Date:
    9 June 2017
    Type:
    News

    Employment policies face an uncertain future after the general election ended in a hung parliament, with the Conservative party unable to win the 326 seats required to command a majority in the House of Commons.

  • Commit to employing a million more older workers, says age champion

    Date:
    23 May 2017
    Type:
    News

    Employers should commit to employing 12% more employees over the age of 50 by 2022, according to Andy Briggs, the Government's business champion for older workers.

  • The future of HR: Embrace technology, but stay human

    Date:
    11 May 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Balancing HR technology with a commitment to doing good for society is critical to the future of HR. Michael Carty reports from last month's Westminster Employment Forum conference.

  • Why recruitment and talent management strategies need to change

    Date:
    5 May 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    For those involved with the hiring, development and retention of key employees, there are challenging times ahead. Talent analyst Mervyn Dinnen examines the changing landscape for talent acquisition and management and provides four key areas where HR's approach needs to change.

  • People analytics success = data + common sense

    Date:
    3 May 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    People analytics success requires a balance of intuitive and data-driven decision-making. Michael Carty reports from last month's Tucana People Analytics World conference in London.

  • Date:
    20 April 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    A recent legal case involving messaging service WhatsApp raises issues about monitoring employee communications. Nick Le Riche, a partner at Bircham Dyson Bell, offers practical tips on balancing employees' privacy rights with employers' need to protect confidential data.

  • Date:
    13 April 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Fatalities in the workplace are a challenge for HR and the stakes are high with the potential for criminal charges, large fines and imprisonment. Andrew Katzen and Claire Wallace from Kickman & Rose solicitors offer a case study with lessons on how to manage each stage of an organisation's response.

  • Date:
    31 March 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    If employees aren't working out, managers can be impatient to move them out of the organisation. Ed Stacey of PwC Legal looks at how HR can strike a balance between supporting the needs of the business while managing potential legal and reputation risks.

  • The HR agenda 2017: priorities for the year ahead

    Date:
    27 March 2017
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our annual survey of priorities on the HR agenda finds symmetry across sectors, with learning and development headlining across the board.

  • Institute for Employment Studies outlines key HR challenges for 2017

    Date:
    6 March 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    HR's most pressing challenges for 2017 include getting to grips with a multi-generational workforce, taking a more prominent role in managing change and supporting innovation, according to the Institute for Employment Studies (IES).

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