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Common sense needed in TUPE service provision changes

A recent legal ruling shows that sound judgment is needed during TUPE service provision changes to decide whether or not...

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Why the UK needs to switch on to the agility mindset

7 Feb 2017

New research by the Agile Future Forum (AFF) published last week shows that more flexible models of work will be...

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Will the Government's work, health and disability Green Paper close the disability employment gap?

What must happen for the work, health and disability Green Paper to succeed

9 Jan 2017

The Government’s recent work, health and disability Green Paper sets an ambitious target for closing the disability employment gap. Nick...

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Five questions to ask when addressing gender equality

21 Oct 2016

Gender pay gap reporting is just the start of tackling gender diversity, argues KPMG’s Ingrid Waterfield. It’s the action that...

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How skills-based volunteering can boost careers

30 Sep 2016

Many employers see volunteering as a way to boost team dynamics and give something back. Skills-based volunteering takes this one...

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Visible tattoos: time to relax policies on employee appearance?

21 Sep 2016

New research on appearance at work from Acas shows that employers may be out of touch with changing public attitudes...

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How employers can break the re-offending cycle

13 Sep 2016

Young entrepreneur Jacob Hill has just launched Offploy, which guides businesses through the HR, legal and ethical minefield associated with...

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Why it is crucial to create leaders at all levels

12 Sep 2016

The majority of organisations say it is crucial to have the right leadership in place for success, yet only 15%...

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Bevan: "I’m a bit of a cynic about benchmarking. It’s a little like driving a car by looking through the rear-view mirror"

“HR professionals are still the people who tell you that you can’t do something”

7 Sep 2016

Stephen Bevan answers questions on evidence-based HR, perverse performance management and how technology is changing work.

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Balancing CEO pay: can publishing pay ratios really help?

7 Sep 2016

CEOs of FTSE 100 companies earn almost 150 times the average employee in their organisation. With calls for greater transparency,...

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Uber is revolutionising taxi travel in London, but are its drivers workers or contractors? Photo: Alex Segre/REX/Shutterstock

Uber and out? The rise and potential fall of the gig economy

28 Jul 2016

Do you engage employees, workers or self-employed contractors? Adam Grant and David Israel look at the rise of the gig...

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How to get it right in the generation game

18 Jul 2016

Managers are too busy making generalisations to tap into the potential of older workers, according to a new policy paper...

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Practical ways to tackle diversity without positive action

14 Jun 2016

The BBC made headlines recently with claims it was favouring candidates from certain minorities and age groups. But if diversity...

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Kessar Kalim won HR Business of the Year before being made Overall Winner of the Personnel Today Awards

You don’t always need a qualification to get into HR

13 Jun 2016

Last year’s Personnel Today Awards overall winner Kessar Kalim discusses why not having a formal HR qualification has not hindered...

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How can HR protect the safety of globally mobile employees?

8 Jun 2016

Employees are posted to ever more countries, yet threats like natural disasters, terrorism and medical endemics loom large. What can...

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