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Balancing CEO pay: can publishing pay ratios really help?

7 Sep 2016

CEOs of FTSE 100 companies earn almost 150 times the average employee in their organisation. With calls for greater transparency,...

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Uber and out? The rise and potential fall of the gig economy

28 Jul 2016

Do you engage employees, workers or self-employed contractors? Adam Grant and David Israel look at the rise of the gig...

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How to get it right in the generation game

18 Jul 2016

Managers are too busy making generalisations to tap into the potential of older workers, according to a new policy paper...

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Matt Baker and Alex Jones on The One Show – A memo suggested a new reporter should be northern and from an ethnic minority. Photo: David Bebber/REX/Shutterstock

Practical ways to tackle diversity without positive action

14 Jun 2016

The BBC made headlines recently with claims it was favouring candidates from certain minorities and age groups. But if diversity...

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Kessar Kalim won HR Business of the Year before being made Overall Winner of the Personnel Today Awards

You don’t always need a qualification to get into HR

13 Jun 2016

Last year’s Personnel Today Awards overall winner Kessar Kalim discusses why not having a formal HR qualification has not hindered...

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How can HR protect the safety of globally mobile employees?

8 Jun 2016

Employees are posted to ever more countries, yet threats like natural disasters, terrorism and medical endemics loom large. What can...

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Others should follow NHS focus on race equality

7 Jun 2016

The NHS Equality and Diversity Council’s first report from the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) has shown that black...

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HR’s role in building vital infrastructure skills

24 May 2016

The Government announced ambitious plans to invest almost £500 billion in improving the UK’s infrastructure at the last budget. But...

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Do you know your customers better than your staff?

18 May 2016

Organisations invest millions in building their customer engagement strategies, but rarely know much about their employees. Yet putting staff at...

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learning-initiatives

Five tips to secure top-level buy-in for learning initiatives

9 May 2016

Learning teams often meet a roadblock when it comes to securing ongoing investment in their programmes. Doug Stephen, senior vice...

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How to offer L&D that works in the long term

15 Apr 2016

Too often, learning is delivered as a one-off intervention, argues Matt Johnson from City & Guilds Kineo. So how can...

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Selecting apprentices: lessons we can learn from Germany

14 Mar 2016

As National Apprenticeship Week begins, Howard Grosvenor looks at how German companies are selecting apprentices by supporting candidates to identify...

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Managing young people: the business where most employees retire at 20

9 Mar 2016

How do you manage a workforce that by its very nature needs to move on at 20?

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Employee engagement: are confusion and ambiguity hindering success?

9 Mar 2016

There’s a lot of noise about employee engagement but not a great deal of clarity, argues Jo Harley. How can...

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The living wage vs national living wage – do you understand the difference?

Living wage vs national living wage: government branding only fuels confusion

1 Mar 2016

As research from XpertHR reveals that four in 10 employers do not understand...

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