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The priceless value of mentoring

Workers across all industries recognise that having a mentor can help them to upskill and set goals, but just 13 per cent currently has one, according to a new Opinium Research study commissioned by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians)

Article by: Mark Farrar | Published: 27 July 2019

What can we learn from Theresa May’s Leadership style?

As Prime Minister, Theresa May has faced perhaps the most complex political challenge since the second World War. Her premiership has undeniably been overshadowed by Brexit’s endless disagreements and has received a mixed response from commentators.

Article by: Stuart Duff | Published: 25 July 2019

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Millions are living in illness denial 

New research1 from AIG Life reveals 18.3 million people are living with what it has termed ‘illness denial’, as they are failing to accept they are at risk of disease or developing a serious medical condition in their lifetime. More than half (54 percent) of people don’t believe they will suffer from cancer

Article by: Debbie Bolton | Published: 24 July 2019

Ten Effective Reward Communication Criteria – Shaping Reward for the future

This piece is inspired by this year’s pay review time – a time for new beginnings and decisions to be made relating to pay, performance and the Reward package for the subsequent year. It’s also, particularly from a communication perspective, a chance to reflect on who an organisation’s people really are.

Article by: Christopher Hopkins | Published: 22 July 2019

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Attract and retain talent through reward

New data published by reward management consultancy Paydata captures the turbulent recruitment and retention landscape facing HR professionals. Here Paydata ... View Article

Article by: Tim Kellett, Director -  Paydata | Published: 15 July 2019

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How to overcome unconscious bias in recruitment

Even though diversity is seen as an integral aspect of recruitment today, unconscious biases are still an issue in the modern workplace. While businesses may have sincere intentions to be neutral and fair, biases often creep into everyday decision-making, especially when it comes to the hiring process.

Article by: Maria Cosgrove | Published: 14 July 2019

Why do employees turn to trade unions?

Since their peak in 1979, union density in the UK workforce has fallen by half and today less than 23 percent of employees are members of a trade union. While the global trend is not universal, this is a common theme in the US and many other countries.

Article by: Lee Harding | Published: 10 July 2019