Limited use of data to inform, optimise and measure impact of learning strategies. Business leaders and employees call for improved use of data and insight in learning and development to fix skills gaps and drive cultures of learnability.
Published: 10 August 2019
With Boris Johnson confirmed as the UK’s new prime minister, the likelihood of the UK facing a hard Brexit has increased. This has implications for people managers and HR directors in a number of areas, including access to workers.
Published: 9 August 2019
Pay and leave must be shared in the first year after the child is born or placed with the family. Shared parental leave can be taken in blocks separated by periods of work, or all in one go. Parents can also choose to be off work together or to stagger the leave and pay.
Published: 8 August 2019
The findings come from one of the largest ever global studies of tech and digital workers, surveying 27,000 experts by management consultancy, Boston Consulting Group and leading UK job board Totaljobs as part of global talent hub The Network.
Published: 6 August 2019
SMEs require strong leadership to navigate this period of change in the next two years, but a significant proportion believe that strong leadership is currently lacking within their organisation. According to new research from Robert Half UK.1
Published: 5 August 2019
Workers across all industries recognise that having a mentor can help them to upskill and set goals, but just 13 percent currently has one, according to a new Opinium Research study commissioned by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians).
Published: 4 August 2019
Looking into the current state of the industry, the UK’s leading tech job board found that despite almost nine in 10 (89 percent) having a positive outlook, over a third (38 percent) list the political landscape as their biggest concern for the industry.
Published: 3 August 2019
Conventional wisdom has it that large companies always have the resources and ‘know-how’ to compete. Yet in an age of disruption, many larger businesses are struggling to digitally transform at the pace, a new joint report from CBI and Oracle
Published: 31 July 2019
The recommended changes to the Bill are to ensure that all those affected by domestic abuse receive protection and a tailored response to their differing needs. The Committee welcomed the proposed measures in the Bill, but was concerned with ensuring their effectiveness in practice.
Published: 30 July 2019
We are delighted to share with you our next Video interview with Pierre David, HR Director at Decathlon UK, who will be appearing in the July issue of our flagship publication. This is part of our ongoing series of Video Interviews with HR directors in a wide variety of organisations across different sectors and industries.
Published: 29 July 2019