Movers and shakers

Matthew Taylor to lead NHS Confederation

Matthew Taylor has been appointed chief executive of the NHS Confederation.
Taylor will join the membership body for NHS organisations...

Movers and Shakers spring 2021: LinkedIn and Jockey Club appointments

3 Mar 2021

A new leader for LinkedIn in the UK and a key change at one of the UK's largest sports businesses are among the highlights of recent appointments.

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Grant Eldred joins Clifford Chance as chief people officer

25 Feb 2021

Eldred starts new role in April, having previously worked as global head of HR transformation at Goldman Sachs. He will sit on the firm’s executive operations group.

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Santander appoints Elaine Thomas as CHRO

12 Jan 2021

Santander UK has announced that Elaine Thomas will become chief human resources officer next month.
Thomas will be responsible for...

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2021 nominations open for CIPD’s highest accolade

8 Jan 2021

The nominations for 2021 CIPD chartered companion status – a highly regarded accolade within the HR world – were opened on 1 January.

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Baroness Falkner named new EHRC chair

1 Dec 2020

A new chairperson and four new commissioners have been appointed at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the UK’s equality...

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Movers and shakers autumn 2020: HR appointments at REC and Euro Car Parts

10 Nov 2020

Personnel Today’s November update of recent appointments in the HR world include Sarah Thewlis becoming chair of the Recruitment and...

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Ariam Enraght-Moony made HRD at John Laing

3 Nov 2020

John Laing Group has appointed Ariam Enraght-Moony as HR director and a member of the infrastructure firm’s executive committee.
Reporting...

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Jo Swinson joins a CIPD event today to discuss gender diversity in the boardroom. Photo: Steve Back/REX

Movers and shakers: HR appointments – Jo Swinson heads to Cranfield

26 Aug 2020

Highlights among some of the latest people moves in HR.

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Nikki Humphrey appointed executive people director at John Lewis

28 Jul 2020

John Lewis Partnership has appointed Nikki Humphrey as executive director for people, replacing Tracey Killen who has retired after 38...

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Unison general secretary Dave Prentis. Photo: REX/Geoff Pugh

Dave Prentis to step down after 19 years leading Unison

13 Jul 2020

General secretary of the UK's largest union announces he is to retire.

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Movers and shakers: HR appointments – Travis Perkins appoints new HRD

23 Jun 2020

Despite the Covid-19 crisis there have been some notable moves within the HR community over the past few months. Personnel...

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Former BT and Tesco HRD Clare Chapman named Acas chair

15 May 2020

Acas has appointed Clare Chapman, a member of the Low Pay Commission who formerly held senior HR roles at BT...

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Eileen Naughton

Movers and shakers: HR appointments – changes ahead at Google

19 Feb 2020

Google, Kingfisher and Acas feature in our regular round-up of senior HR professionals' comings and goings.

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Catherine Leaver

Movers and shakers: HR appointments – Ann Pickering to step down from O2 role

24 Jan 2020

Our latest update of recent appointments includes a new HR director for O2

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