Change management

Change management is the process by the employer, with the involvement of HR, of managing the move to new ways of working, an organisational restructure, or the introduction new processes.

The management of change within the workplace is something that all employers have to deal with. Change can be a difficult thing for employees, particularly if it involves redundancies or TUPE transfers.


WEF: Half of all work tasks to be automated

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HR in universities: “One day is never the same as the next”

21 Oct 2020

Joanne Marshall has recently become the chair of Universities Human Resources, a body that supports people professionals across the higher...

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ReimagineHR: Expect a new employment deal post-Covid, says Gartner

16 Oct 2020

Employees’ capacity to deal with change is around half what it was in 2019.

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Febrile mood will lead to sackings, whistleblowing and disputes

7 Oct 2020

As the UK heads into a worrying winter, Charlie Thompson examines the risks for senior teams as they manage the...

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Top 10 HR questions September 2020: Testing, Brexit and redundancy

2 Oct 2020

As the number of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases rose in the last month, employers have been asking questions about testing for...

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PPMA conference 2020: Managers must promote hope and joy

16 Sep 2020

Managers must move away from “old expectations” and help teams to feel a sense of agency as we move out...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020 shortlist unveiled

8 Sep 2020

The shortlist for the Personnel Today Awards 2020 has now been announced, with an array of major employers showcasing the...

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Your post-virus culture cannot be one-size-fits-all

6 Aug 2020

As organisations consider how their workforces will operate and collaborate in the longer term, managers need to be mindful that...

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Sustainability doubts could restrict business travel post-Covid-19

19 Jul 2020

Businesses reveal desire for more sustainability and permanent cultural changes over the coming years.

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Thousands of jobs at risk at Boots, John Lewis and Burger King

9 Jul 2020

Almost 7,000 jobs are at risk at Boots, Burger King and John Lewis.

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Bias behind failure to select women for FTSE boards revealed

3 Jul 2020

Flawed selection procedures and entrenched bias are combining to minimise the numbers of women on FTSE company boards...

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How new job titles reveal radical shift in wellbeing thinking

29 Jun 2020

The rise of new job roles is an indicator of the rapid transformations that businesses are undergoing as they adapt to a future with coronavirus.

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HR priorities switch as pandemic heralds a new future

25 Jun 2020

The advent of Covid-19 has seen a major switch in HR priorities, a new survey has found, with the ‘future...

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The emerging people strategy and what it means for HR (webinar)

24 Jun 2020

ON-DEMAND | This webinar, in association with Sage People looks at how HR leaders are adapting in this new world. What does it mean for managing workforces today?

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Pandemic is a business transformation opportunity for HR

8 Jun 2020

Covid-19 is a tragedy that HR can use to help transform business, global business forum hears.

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