Faced with uncertain access to labour and the need to reskill workers in the coming years, how can organisations take a more holistic approach to workforce planning? Richard Schofield from Alexander Mann Solutions explains the benefits of such an approach.
Apprenticeships will play a vital role in helping employers embrace new developments in technology, according to research from The 5% Club.
A large majority (87%) of organisations believe that human skills are critical for the future, but few are maximising them in the right way, according to PwC.
With all the political chaos surrounding the proposed Brexit deal, it's hardly surprising that organisations feel confused about how to build their workforce strategies from 2019 onwards.
Returnships are high on the corporate agenda as employers seek experienced talent and boost diversity. Emma Page looks at the advantages of running a returner programme.
"Systemic" shortages in the NHS workforce mean long-term plans for the health service risk becoming an unachievable wish list, according to healthcare experts, who have cited forecasts that more than one in six posts could be unfilled by 2030.
Two-thirds of businesses are worried that they will not be able to find sufficiently skilled people to fill high skilled roles, according to industry body the CBI.
With Brexit negotiations still ongoing, we are joined by Louise Haycock and Emma Kendrick, UK immigration solicitors at Fragomen, who discuss the considerations for HR and how to deal with a "no deal" scenario.
As the 'war for talent' intensifies and organisations battle to stay ahead of digital transformation, HR strategies could hold the key to success in these turbulent times. David Perring, director of research at Fosway Group, highlights some of the main findings of its 2017-18 HR Realities research.
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