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Zoopla’s Lorraine Metcalf: delivering a successful business transformation

Building an HR function during a time of rapid growth is always a challenge, but for Lorraine Metcalf of digital...

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The CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2017

1 Oct 2017

PROMOTED| On November 8-9, the HR, L&D and OD community will come together in Manchester to celebrate 70 years of the CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition.

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The CMI/XpertHR research found the overall gender pay gap to be 26.8%; in HR it was just 10.0%.

Female HR managers earn £4,500 less than male colleagues

25 Sep 2017

Female HR managers earn £4,500 less than their male counterparts – equivalent to a gender pay gap of 10% –...

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Men (31%) are less likely to fall into HR by chance than women (35%) according to the research

HR becoming more female, less accidental career choice

20 Sep 2017

The human resources profession is becoming increasingly female according to new research released this week. However, fewer people are “falling...

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Government must invest in HR for small businesses, says CIPD

11 Sep 2017

An investment of £13 million per year could provide small businesses with the HR support they need, according to a...

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Employment levels to rise but candidates fight for low-skilled vacancies

14 Aug 2017

There are 24 applicants chasing every low-skilled job vacancy, according to the latest Labour Market Outlook from the CIPD and...

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Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick resigned in June following months of HR issues at the tech giantImaginechina/REX/Shutterstock

In which sector is HR perceived least effective?

4 Aug 2017

Staff in technology companies believe their HR departments under-perform, when compared to the people functions in other industry sectors, according...

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Employers could do more to attract labour from diverse talent pools in order to tackle skills shortages

Upskill and diversify: Strategies for overcoming recruitment challenges

26 Jul 2017

In the second of a series of articles looking at how organisations can tackle growing recruitment challenges, Claire McCartney from...

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How to be an employer of choice in an increasingly competitive jobs market

10 Jul 2017

How do you make your business a place where the talent you crave wants to work? Claire McCartney examines recent...

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Find out how your peers chose their path into HR in XpertHR's 2017 careers survey

HR careers survey: Tell us how you got into HR

4 Jul 2017

XpertHR is conducting a survey on HR careers, looking at how UK HR professionals begin, manage and progress their careers...

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Digital HR: Leaders look for more investment as pace of change grows

20 Jun 2017

HR leaders are keen to invest in tools that will digitise HR but at the same time struggle to keep...

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CIPD says Brexit will increase hiring difficulties

5 Jun 2017

Brexit will make it harder to hire well-qualified talent, research from the CIPD has found.

The latest CIPD/Hays Resourcing and...

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Tory manifesto: National retraining, NI holidays and more gap reporting

18 May 2017

Theresa May launched the Conservative Party’s 2017 election manifesto today, and for HR and employers there are no big surprises....

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L&D must make itself relevant for the future, says CIPD chief executive

17 May 2017

Learning professionals need to get out of their “bubble” and realise that not everything they have done in the past...

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CIPD manifesto urges next government to make “good work” a priority

10 May 2017

The CIPD has published a manifesto ahead of the upcoming general election that urges the next Government to put “good...

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