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HR priorities switch as pandemic heralds a new future

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

‘Urgent action’ needed on lack of black people in senior roles

22 Jun 2020

New research reveals almost no movement since 2014 on number of black people who hold leadership positions in the UK.

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‘Purposeful’ work essential to attracting talent post-Covid

11 Jun 2020

CIPD’s virtual Festival of Work hears from financier and campaigner Dame Helena Morrissey, Phoenix Group's Andy Briggs and QA's Charlie Mayfield.

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Lloyds Banking Group makes best of lockdown to develop leaders

28 May 2020

Lloyds launched a leadership learning programme for new-to-role line managers just days before lockdown measures were announced.

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Is coronavirus the ultimate test in ethical leadership for HR?

27 May 2020

Whether it’s furlough or free healthcare, companies’ actions during the coronavirus have come under greater scrutiny than ever. Will the...

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How will your star teams perform now they’re working alone?

14 May 2020

Your star performers, or ‘superchickens’, work better together. So how can organisations build social cohesion when everyone is working virtually,...

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Coronavirus: How can we prepare for a leader falling ill?

9 Apr 2020

With the Prime Minister in intensive care, the Cabinet is finding a new ‘business as usual’ while its leader recuperates....

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Is ‘good’ leadership different during a crisis?

2 Apr 2020

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

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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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