Leadership

Is ‘good’ leadership different during a crisis?

The qualities of good leadership often seem more explicit during a crisis. But by understanding these qualities, employers can nurture...

What will shape the managers of the future?

26 Mar 2020

Whether it’s having to manage unprecedented levels of remote working or the fact that increasing numbers of tasks are being...

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How banks can balance stability and innovation

11 Mar 2020

As coronavirus affects stock markets and the Bank of England cuts interest rates, Dr Simon Hayward looks at the challenges...

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Half of leadership transitions fail: Does HR do enough to smooth the way?

26 Feb 2020

HR and L&D teams will often have plans in place to help new managers become equipped for the new responsibilities,...

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How Atos uses succession planning to improve gender balance

17 Feb 2020

IT services and consulting firm Atos faced a challenge familiar to the sector – to have more women in senior...

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Former BBC people director: ‘Successful change starts with inner stillness’

14 Feb 2020

Why HR leaders need to start with developing “inner stillness”.

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Four ways to empower teams and unlock potential

10 Feb 2020

Finding the right workplace culture where teams and individuals feel free to experiment and take action doesn’t necessarily come naturally...

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‘Lack of leadership talent holding back large businesses’

16 Jan 2020

Leadership instability is blighting many top businesses, with a large minority of HR chiefs reporting difficulties in developing effective senior leaders.

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: Fresh Direct delivers Talent Management Award

20 Nov 2019

Short-listed organisations that have adopted a particularly proactive and imaginative approach to talent management.

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Half of all FTSE 100 executive hires must be women to meet target

13 Nov 2019

One in every two FTSE 100 executive appointments over the next year will have to go to a woman if...

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CIPD Annual Conference: “Good work is about fairness and transparency”

6 Nov 2019

HR has a crucial role in promoting responsible and transparent leadership...

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Accountancy firms lagging behind business on diversity

22 Oct 2019

Research by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has shown that the audit and accountancy profession is lagging behind business for...

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Mentoring key to building diverse leadership

16 Oct 2019

Businesses where women occupy more than 30% senior leadership roles are more likely to nurture ambition, with a quarter (27%)...

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FTSE 350 achieves 30% women on boards ahead of target

2 Oct 2019

The FTSE 350 has 30% of board positions filled by women for the first time since the London Stock Exchange...

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John Lewis to reduce leadership team by a third

2 Oct 2019

John Lewis Partnership is to consolidate its executive leadership team from 225 to around 150 as it restructures to manage...

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