The road from Human Resources Director to Non-Executive Director is not for everyone, but get it right and there are significant rewards, both personally and professionally.
Article by 24 April 2017
When the default retirement age was removed in October 2011, the Group Risk industry secured an exemption i.e. you could terminate an employee’s entitlement to benefit when they reached a cessation age of “the greater of 65 or State Pension Age”.
Article by 3 April 2017
It is universally acknowledged that the UK is facing a chronic skills gap. According the Government’s recent Employer Skills Survey, almost a quarter of all UK vacancies are considered skills-shortage vacancies, meaning they are proving difficult to fill because the organisation cannot find applicants with the appropriate skills, qualifications or experience.
Article by 22 March 2017
When two worlds collide they can either integrate becoming larger than the sum of their parts or they can be destroyed.
Article by 20 March 2017
Progressive organizations have been grappling with the notion of effectively leveraging Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) initiatives within their workforces to gain a competitive edge in increasingly sensitized markets for quite a while.
Article by 16 March 2017
Have you ever wondered why superheroes have such a strong fan base? Growing up, I was a huge BATMAN fan. One of his key qualities that I really appreciated was the astute application of human ingenuity in designing and developing gadgets that enabled him to subdue powerful opponents without any supernatural powers
Article by 10 March 2017
Although social media is hardly new, the highly social CEO is still a rare thing. Whilst there are excellent examples, they remain few and far between.
Article by 8 March 2017
If I were to simplify the two polar opposite mind-sets around the world of HR on the issue of the gig economy, then it would be characterised by those fond of over-promoting it as the next big thing on one hand and those who see little obvious application to their established business models on the other.
Article by 6 March 2017
I was taking my daily walk on a clear night one day when my mind started flooding with thoughts of past challenges that had strengthened me from within to manage adverse situations in my personal and professional life.
Article by 20 February 2017
These days it's less 'business as usual' and more 'change as usual' as our corporate environments (and world!) are in a constant state of flux. It means that change management itself is almost a dying trade being rapidly replaced by schools of thought around change leadership, agility and collaboration.
Article by 14 February 2017