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.


Farmers need clarity on ‘vital’ seasonal worker recruitment

The agriculture sector urgently needs clarity on how it will be able to recruit seasonal workers from overseas next year,...

‘Snap out of it and prepare for new immigration rules’ firms warned

26 Oct 2020

Employers need to ‘snap out’ of their complacency and start preparing for the points-based immigration system, a specialist has warned...

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How does HR navigate new workplace norms? (webinar)

22 Oct 2020

11 November 2020 – Register now | Everyone’s referring to ‘the new normal’ but what do we actually mean and what are the practical implications for HR?

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WEF: Half of all work tasks to be automated

21 Oct 2020

Half of all work tasks will be handled by machines by 2025 – but inequality will worsen as a result...

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Quarter of employers do nothing to improve top-level diversity

20 Oct 2020

A quarter of employers (24%) make no effort to attract and recruit more diverse candidates for top-level jobs.
That is...

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Looking beyond Brexit: is your organisation ready? (webinar)

14 Oct 2020

As we near the closing stages of the transition period, and the end of free movement between the EU and...

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Redundancies vs reduced hours: Juggling workloads through coronavirus

30 Jul 2020

As furlough fades and redundancies rise, Jonny Gifford examines how workloads differ across the labour market and suggests how reducing...

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The next ethical dilemma: do we pay back furlough?

21 Jul 2020

Firms like Asos, Taylor Wimpey, Ikea are repaying furlough money, while others, such as Primark and Rightmove, say they will not take up the job retention bonus. What's their motivation?

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How should vulnerable workers feature in return to work risk assessments?

8 Jun 2020

BAME people and individuals with obesity are at greater risk from Covid-19. How can they be protected in the workplace?

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: entry deadline extension available

29 May 2020

With just one week left until the original deadline, we announce that organisations can apply for a two-week extension to...

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Nissan plant in Barcelona to close as Sunderland stays safe

29 May 2020

Hundreds of Spanish Nissan workers have burnt tyres outside a factory that the Japanese car maker has announced is to...

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Woman returning to office

Reboot your company culture for the socially distanced workplace

29 May 2020

Getting culture right as lockdown eases will see businesses retain employees. Get it wrong and they will risk losing valued people.

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Global mobility leaders: ‘Your country needs YOU’

28 Apr 2020

One of the best known images of the First World War is the commanding face of Lord Kitchener, his finger...

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‘Household, we have a problem’: Learning to work at home

14 Apr 2020

When working from home, how can we minimise the irritations of the 'capsule environment'?

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antarctica

We’re living in capsules now, but let’s take the positives

6 Apr 2020

We can compare our current experience to those of scientists stationed in the polar regions - yes, really.

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