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  • Government must invest in HR for small businesses, says CIPD

    Date:
    12 September 2017
    Type:
    News

    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.

  • Internal vacancy engines: Developing the SME talent you already have

    Date:
    24 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Finance and HR: It is time to collaborate

    Date:
    17 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • What can HR learn from Wimbledon?

    Date:
    14 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2017: Long-service, childcare and travel benefits

    Date:
    13 July 2017
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    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.

  • How to build a digitally competent workforce

    Date:
    11 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Transitioning from post-industrial skills to digital competence must be a strategic priority for every organisation, says Diego Martinez from cut-e.

  • Three ways HR can build capability for the challenges ahead

    Date:
    6 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Skills shortages cost businesses more than £2 billion, says Open University

    Date:
    3 July 2017
    Type:
    News

    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.

  • Technology is disrupting work, but what do staff think?

    Date:
    1 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Five key compliance challenges for HR

    Date:
    30 June 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

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