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Kirstin Furber
   

How do you support a diverse and inclusive culture, practically?

We have known for some time diverse boards are better performing. One recent study found that diverse companies produce 19% more revenue. Diversity of thought leads to innovation and competitive advantage - that translates to the bottom line. We have also seen the rise in governance and regulatory requirements (e.g gender pay gap reporting) contributing to diversity and inclusion being a topic high on board agendas. All good news, awareness is rising!

Article by 23 May 2019

Brett Hill
   

The risk of demographic generalisations and losing talent

With five generations in one workplace, regular changes to legislation and new company initiatives to implement, HR can be forgiven for potentially being seduced by the simplicity of generational demographics. Grouping employees by age, providing insight into the lives they are likely to have led to date and how it’s shaped their values and attitudes towards the workplace today, can create a useful snapshot into different demographics – helping to inform everything from individual employee communications to company-wide engagement schemes.

Article by 21 May 2019

Gemma Dale
   

Menopause in the workplace – supporting your people

Menopause in the workplace is a subject that has of late received increasing attention. Employers of all sizes are starting to realise that this is a significant issue for many of the people that work for them. Earlier this year the CIPD produced detailed guidance to help organisations and people professionals address the challenges of menopause in the workplace.

Article by 15 May 2019

Jim Lythgow
   

Simple 5-step plan to workplace eye health

Looking after employees’ sight can be one of the most cost-effective and beneficial ways an employer is able to support health and wellbeing in the workplace. Here is a 5-step plan to explain the simple ways in which workplace eye ... View Article

Article by 9 May 2019

Kamy Anderson
   

5 Proven Social Media Engagement Strategies for 2019

The number of followers on one’s social media account is not a huge thing. But if many of those followers are engaged, it is a big deal. But to achieve this, you will have to build a relationship with followers and nurture it to become something you can leverage to achieve business goals. While it sounds like a straightforward activity it is quite the opposite. But we won't leave you to strategize on your own. Instead, we are going to give you some practical advice, ranging from how to use quiz creator software to using social media tools. We give you 5 proven social media engagement strategies for 2019.

Article by 7 May 2019

Iejaz Uddin
   

The Apprentice… “you’re hired”

Apprentice or graduate, that is the question facing many organisations. We are in a time of great change and challenge. Political and economic turmoil has resulted in many industries experiencing a shortfall of skilled labour. That’s not all, after nearly ... View Article

Article by 3 May 2019

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Introduction to the HR Agility Scale

There has been an increased focus lately on the need for ‘HR Agility’ within progressive organizations that are seeking a profound competitive edge in the Digital world.

Article by 1 May 2019