Workforce planning

Workforce planning, also commonly known as “succession planning” is the process whereby employers ensure that it has enough people with the right skills and leadership potential to step into business-critical positions at the right time.


Businesses may need to compensate workers facing cancelled shifts

The government has announced new proposals of compensation for workers when their shift is cancelled at short notice

police resources

Police lack resources to do their job, ex-chiefs warn

5 Jul 2019

Police resources have been “drained to dangerously low levels”, contributing to feelings of “lawlessness” in some areas of Britain, five...

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hesitancy

How tackling hesitancy could solve the gender diversity challenge

4 Jul 2019

The launch of the government’s Gender Equality Roadmap this week re-emphasised the role employers have in in reducing the inequality...

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Immigration rules on same-sex partners remain tough

24 May 2019

Only a third of countries allow same-sex spouses to qualify as dependents on immigration applications, while just 30% allow same-sex partners this qualification.

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Brexit bringing out the best in strategic HR planning, says survey

16 Apr 2019

HR functions are taking a long-term, strategic approach to growing the value of their people – and the challenges of...

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How to draw up a blueprint for workforce planning

28 Mar 2019

Workforce planning in today’s chaotic labour market may feel like an uphill struggle, but a methodological approach to sourcing talent...

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Strategic workforce planning is a necessity, not a ‘nice to have’

20 Mar 2019

With automation likely to see many jobs displaced in the near future, employers need to prepare now to find areas where workers' existing and emerging skills will be needed

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Workforce Planning: A strategic approach to addressing your future workforce requirements

17 Mar 2019

PROMOTED CONTENT | In a nutshell, workforce planning is a systematic approach that ensures you have the right people with the right skills ...

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Men’s parental leave is key to women’s progression

8 Mar 2019

On International Women’s Day, Lauren Touré looks at how encouraging men to share parental responsibilities can have a profound effect on female career progression.

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Greening city

City of London to boost allure for firms with large-scale green plan

5 Nov 2018

Workers and companies in the City of London are to benefit from plans to improve office space flexibility, air quality...

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Succession planning: driving success in gender diversity

24 Sep 2018

Poor succession planning for leadership positions could be contributing to the limited progress in achieving gender balance. Brett Moffatt explains...

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JLR week reduced as Mini plant schedules one-month post-Brexit closure

18 Sep 2018

Around 1,000 Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) manufacturing staff are to have their working week reduced from five days to three,...

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Technology to drive gig-style working for Tesco staff

8 May 2018

Tesco is implementing new technology that could see its employees working with levels of flexibility more associated with gig economy...

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Robot (Pepper)

Why robots should ‘report to’ HR

8 Jan 2018

As artificial intelligence in the workplace evolves, shouldn't HR be taking more responsibility for developments?

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How will millennial managers shape the future?

6 Dec 2017

Millennial employees now dominate the workforce, and it won’t be long before they’re running those same organisations. So what can...

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