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Sir Ken Robinson: HR’s mission is to drive culture of innovation

HR’s mission is to understand where talent lies in the organisation and cultivate the conditions in which it can thrive,...

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HR Tech World London to tackle the future of HR

15 Mar 2017

Sir Ken Robinson, creativity expert and top-ranked TED talk speaker, will open London’s HR Tech World conference next week with...

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Gender pay gap reporting timeline: key dates for HR

14 Mar 2017

Although gender pay gap reporting legislation does not come into force until 6 April 2017, employers may have to collect...

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Will the apprenticeship levy mean smaller businesses lose out?

10 Mar 2017

It is the Government’s flagship policy to fix the UK’s skills problem, a well-intentioned “tax” on employers to raise £3...

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Spring Budget 2017: T-Levels and taxes on self-employed

8 Mar 2017

Philip Hammond used today’s Spring Budget to launch a series of measures aimed at boosting technical skills and productivity and...

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Institute for Employment Studies outlines key HR challenges for 2017

3 Mar 2017

HR’s most pressing challenges for 2017 include getting to grips with a multi-generational workforce, taking a more prominent role in...

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Sir Philip Green agrees to pensions payout of £363 million

28 Feb 2017

Sir Philip Green has agreed with the Pensions Regulator to offer a cash settlement of £363 million to plug the...

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Recruitment data: Is this the dawn of the biometric CV?

21 Feb 2017

Wearable devices already measure metrics such as step count and heart rate. But could data generated from personal technology be...

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Government publishes Green Paper on future of defined-benefit pensions

20 Feb 2017

The Government has launched a consultation into the future viability of defined-benefit pension schemes.

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Consultation launched into corporate...

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Data will drive learning as artificial intelligence grows

15 Feb 2017

Learning professionals will need to design ever more personalised content as artificial intelligence grows in prominence, according to strategy expert...

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Private companies should be subject to corporate governance rules

12 Feb 2017

Large private businesses, including the likes of John Lewis, Arcadia and Virgin Atlantic, should have to follow the same corporate...

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Five people analytics strategy essentials for 2017

8 Feb 2017

With data and analytics moving up the HR agenda for 2017, Michael Carty identifies five essential principles for an effective...

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Employment and immigration included in Brexit White Paper

2 Feb 2017

The Government’s Brexit White Paper reiterates the importance of providing certainty on the immigration status of EU workers already based...

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Why should we bother about meaningful work?

2 Feb 2017

Much has been researched and written about employees’ desire to find meaning in their work. But enforcing meaning, or misunderstanding...

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Five things top HR functions do to support world-class businesses

31 Jan 2017

What makes top-performing HR departments stand out from the rest? The Hackett Group’s HR practice leader for Europe, Dorothée El-Khoury,...

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