HR practice

Why SMART objective setting is not working

Managers have been advised to use SMART objective-setting at work for years. Although it’s an oft-used acronym we’ve lost sight...

Teams of teams: a new era for performance management

Most organisations recognise that measuring performance is essential for making decisions around reward and staffing. But how can they use...

Flexible working

Flexible working has plateaued, study finds

The number of people using flexible working arrangements has flatlined since 2010, despite the right to request flexibility being extended...

Six employment law decisions that will shape 2019

Which employment law decisions will shape 2019? We outline six of the most significant cases in the pipeline – from...

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