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‘HR held back by failure to use data effectively’

Half of UK organisations rely on instinct and gut feel when it comes to assessing skills despite need to analyse data.

How Philip Morris International’s workforce adapted to deliver new a strategy

27 Jun 2019

When Philip Morris International wanted stop making the product that made it what it is today, it needed to ensure its staff were on board.

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Is ethical leadership under threat from populism?

21 Jun 2019

Ethical leadership, fairness and equality are seen as vital qualities for successful organisations. But in the age of populism what if leaders no longer buy into this?

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Diversity on the wane among NHS leaders

7 Jun 2019

There are claims that the NHS is in reverse on inclusion after new figures show a marked decline in diversity among its leadership teams.

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Succession planning: how professional services firms can avoid talent drain

5 Jun 2019

Almost all organisations have felt the effects of record employment on recruitment, which is why supporting existing staff to move...

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NHS reveals new workforce plan to become ‘agile, inclusive and modern’

3 Jun 2019

The NHS in England has today published its interim People Plan, which sets out proposals for the future of the...

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How can HR teams earn a place at board level?

30 May 2019

If people are an organisation’s most important asset, then shouldn’t HR teams have a voice at senior level? Robert Hicks...

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Introduce a social purpose to business and reap the career rewards

20 May 2019

A programme that seeks to introduce the know-how and vision of business leaders with charities found that the businesses experienced gained as much as the charities in terms of recruitment, skills and development.

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‘Give women a fair chance to lead’ urge psychology experts

18 Apr 2019

The low number of women in senior positions in organisations could be down to a lack of understanding of leadership...

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Gore, nudity and leadership lessons: an HR guide to Game of Thrones

16 Apr 2019

A business psychologist looks behind the gore and Machiavellian manoeuvres of the HBO show's main characters to, not entirely seriously, ponder their leadership qualities

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‘People wouldn’t admit they worked here’: Transforming Morecambe NHS trust

3 Apr 2019

Furness General Hospital hit the headlines in 2013 following a number of tragic baby deaths in its maternity unit. Ashleigh...

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Business leaders’ top concern is moving to a hybrid AI-human workforce

21 Mar 2019

Two-thirds of business leaders fear that their organisation could become irrelevant if they fail to move to a “hybrid” workforce....

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Communicating change: The ‘Scary Six’ personas you need to win over

13 Feb 2019

Continuing our three-part serialisation of her book, Lucy Adams shares her “Scary Six”, examples of workplace personas that HR needs...

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Gender pay gap 2019: Three in 10 reports have errors

13 Feb 2019

Almost a third of organisations that have submitted their gender pay gap reports for this year have published erroneous data,...

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Disability ‘woefully absent’ from leadership agendas

15 Jan 2019

While leadership teams increasingly embrace the challenges of gender and ethnic diversity, research has shown that disability is absent from...

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