The Digital Revolution of the 20th century was, without question, disruptive and those at the forefront left those trailing, in the dirt. It was slower, predictable by comparison to the disruptive technology of today, and the same reluctance is being demonstrated, as we inevitably move into the next transformational shift.
Published: 24 April 2019
The function of HR is going through a rapid change. As with all industries and internal business functions, the advent of technology has boosted abilities and allowed for the once intangible to become tangible through the capture and analysis of data.
Published: 22 April 2019
How you will pay tax will depend on the structure of your business. Depending on your business set up, you may find that you are paying familiar taxes. Sole traders and partnerships will pay taxes on their profits through the Self Assessment system.
Published: 20 April 2019
In light of the study, Instant Offices delves into why many women experience this adverse phenomenon, which UK industries have the highest ratio of self-doubters and how business owners and employees can beat imposter syndrome at work.
Published: 20 March 2019
The results point to HR departments are winning the battle, with employee experience rating highly for almost all questions asked: 56 percent of respondents say they regard HR as a trusted partner in staff and employer issues whereas only 23 percent said they did not trust HR
Published: 7 March 2019
What’s more, because unstructured data is far more accessible and easier to share than structured data, it poses a significant risk in terms of vulnerability from cyber-attacks. With unstructured data spread across an organisation’s infrastructure and different devices in many different forms, it’s easy picking for hackers.
Published: 6 February 2019
At a time when HR wants to play a more strategic role in the business, this represents a significant challenge for organisations. Despite dissatisfaction being high, action is planned within the industry. More than three quarters (76 percent) of organisations are planning to increase investment in HR technology as a whole.
Published: 27 January 2019
Workplaces will finally wake up to the importance of being more environmentally friendly, while establishing a culture of psychological safety will also become key as we try to combat the rise of imposter syndrome that affected 62 percent of UK adults only in 2018.
Published: 8 January 2019
The big question being asked in the sector, especially by HR and recruitment teams, is: “How much more difficult a UK independent of the EU will make international assignments and international talent management in the future?” A survey was carried out with professionals across Europe who work for companies offering international assignments - the very people whose working lives could be most affected by Brexit.
Published: 27 December 2018
HR departments will have plenty of experience dealing with annoying inconveniences and issues with an organisation’s employees, from frequent queries about holiday entitlement, sickness and absence, to grievance procedures, to people not following correct processes. But sometimes these issues can have more catastrophic consequence.
Published: 30 October 2018