John Timpson, chairman of Timpson, explains why the shoe repair and key cutting chain only has two rules

Employee engagement: short termism and VUCA must be addressed

Volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA), along with organisations’ tendencies toward short termism, are challenges that can be tackled through...

“If you don’t like it here… f*** off”, and other management traits

It might sound aggressive, but an “in-your-face” management style can work in certain environments. But which management traits help to...


Six building blocks of resilience for line managers

Line managers are exposed to increasing levels of stress but lack the “soft” skills to deal with pressure and build...


No payout for London Zoo keeper unfairly dismissed over Christmas party fight

A London Zoo meerkat handler who got into a Christmas party fight with...


Selecting HR software: what you need to know about technology

Wednesday 25 November 2015, 2:00pm GMT. Cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) are now common phrases...


Christmas in the workplace: 10 common employer queries

During the Christmas period employers face a minefield of HR challenges. How well prepared is your organisation for the festive...


Learning and development: report finds organisations still “playing it safe”

Learning and development (L&D) teams have, for some time, been accused of failing to adapt their practice to a more...


Five ways bullying can creep into organisations

As Anti-Bullying Week draws to a close, will better awareness reduce instances of it in the workplace or just increase...

Morten Kemp Anderson, speaking at CIPD 2015, advised HR teams to take small steps when working with finance.

HR working with finance: three steps to success

HR and finance working together can bring major benefits to both functions and the organisation as a whole. But how...


Spotify offers six months’ shared parental leave on full pay

Spotify, the Swedish music streaming company, has announced it will offer all staff six months’ parental leave on full pay....

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