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  • 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.

  • Managing global mobility in a fast-changing world

    Date:
    10 July 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Posting employees globally offers them invaluable experience and breaks down borders in organisations. But how can employers keep up with such a dynamic global market? Professor Michael Dickmann, professor of International Human Resource Management at Cranfield University, explains.

  • Three-quarters of HR leaders want more help in hiring for cultural fit

    Date:
    5 July 2018
    Type:
    News

    Almost all HR leaders feel cultural fit is crucial when hiring, yet only 11% are satisfied with how they achieve this, according to research from technology company ThriveMap.

  • How employee benefits can keep gig workers engaged

    Date:
    29 June 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    As more organisations choose to use 'gig' workers, the workforce is becoming increasingly isolated. But how do employers keep them engaged? David Walker, chief commercial officer at Personal Group, explains how benefits can help.

  • HR must do more to match employees' expectations of AI, finds Oracle

    Date:
    28 June 2018
    Type:
    News

    There is a huge gulf between how people use artificial intelligence (AI) at home and at work, according to a study of US employees and HR leaders by software company Oracle.

  • Date:
    27 June 2018
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    With large-scale staff movements back in the news thanks to the proposed merger of Asda and Sainsbury's, what do employers need to consider when it comes to relocation? Luke Green from Hill Dickinson details some practical steps.

  • 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).

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