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Sustainability is not a ‘bolt-on activity’

Businesses must stop approaching sustainability as a ‘bolt-on activity’ and instead place it at the core of its organisational strategy, a leading strategy consultant and author has urged during the recent IoD Global Conference.

Contributor: Jenna Owen - AmbitionPR | Published: 8 September 2021

Leaders must push ‘beyond purpose’ to achieve sustainability

An ‘alarming’ number of businesses that continue to operate with ‘shallow purpose promises’ and ‘bolt-on’ sustainability initiatives, despite over half of directors in a recent IoD survey believing that companies should have a social purpose to help solve problems in society, an expert has warned.

Contributor: Jenna Owen - Ambition PR | Published: 9 June 2021

Changes at the top for Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion

As they approach their 10 year anniversary, the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei) transforms at the top by introducing Darra Singh as Chair and Sandi Wassmer as CEO. The Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion is delighted to announce the appointment of Sandi Wassmer as CEO, effective 23rd November 2020. Sandi is a visionary leader, strategist and change agent, with senior executive experience within both the charity and commercial sectors.

Contributor: ENEI | Published: 1 December 2020

We’re at a pivotal stage in defining the future of work

With reports suggesting that fewer businesses will return to traditional office environments, leader in talent acquisition and managed workforce solutions, Guidant Global, has welcomed the workforce progression that the coronavirus outbreak has driven, but warns that strategic talent plans need to be reviewed before rushing back to work.

Contributor: Brian Salkowski, COO - Guidant Global | Published: 30 June 2020

Coronavirus: a 3-step worker support plan

Employers in the United Kingdom are already formulating their plans to help contain and combat COVID-19.  Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing (Howden) suggest three important steps that should be included in this planning.

Contributor: Steve Herbert, Head of Benefits Strategy - Howden | Published: 14 March 2020

Performance Management: modernisation still an aspiration versus reality for HRs

The report’s findings also revealed an undeniable disparity between what managers consider to be a performance ‘check-in’ versus what constitutes one in the minds of employees. Almost a third (31 percent) of employees said they only have a performance conversation ‘once a year’

Contributor: Stuart Hearn | Published: 28 October 2019

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Employers’ reliance on agency workers increases as confidence slides further

According to April’s JobsOutlook report, the balance of sentiment for hiring agency workers in the short-term was 10 percentage points higher than the previous month at net: +3. Sentiment in the medium term was at net: +1, up 9 percentage points from the previous month.

Contributor: Neil Carberry | Published: 25 May 2019

Changing paradigm – technology and regulation emerge as key enabler

New research commissioned by Ricoh Europe, based on a survey of 2,550 business leaders from across 24 countries, shows a shift from the traditional mindset that regulation is a bottleneck and barrier. Over half (52 percent) agree that regulation is an enabler in the digital age

Contributor: David Mills | Published: 2 March 2019