Forward Features

2021

ISSUE 195 – JANUARY
Trends for 2021
Addressing the skills gap
Virtual collaboration
The rise of employee autonomy

ISSUE 196 – FEBRUARY
Building back better
Health & Wellbeing
Employee Value Proposition – the new landscape
Equality, diversity and inclusion – the business and social imperative

ISSUE 197 – MARCH
AI continued adoption and impacts
The future of the office
Engagement – the impacts of the pandemic and long-term furlough
The changing relationship with work

ISSUE 198 – APRIL
The Digitalisation of HR
Apprenticeships and Graduate placements
The next evolution of business ethics
Remote working redefined – for employees and HR Professionals

ISSUE 199 – MAY
Developing transferable skills and customising employee L&D
Succession planning for the new better
Cohesive human capital management
HR & Data Science

ISSUE 200 – JUNE
Employment law – Employee Data, New points immigration system & Brexit
HR strategy & planning
Reward & remuneration
HR Technology

ISSUE 201 – JULY
KPI vs OKR – performance managing & coaching for performance whilst working remotely, outcomes not inputs
Change Management – accelerating adoption and building resilience
Neets – creating work experience and opportunity
ESG and purpose

ISSUE 202 – AUGUST
Performance management – continuous process of employee evaluation in an increasingly remote world
Learning & development – learning culture, on demand or strategy vs HR function
Organisational and workforce design
The imperatives and advantages of a diverse workforce

ISSUE 203 – SEPTEMBER
How to manage employee entrepreneurism
Future leadership competencies
People over process
Attraction & retention

ISSUE 204 – OCTOBER
Future employee competencies
How must organisational culture change?
Business redefining, re-sizing and re-shaping
Gender Pay Gap

ISSUE 205 – NOVEMBER
Workforce transformation
Talent management
HR’s continued collaboration with Finance & Marketing
Recruitment – HR’s need to re-embrace and innovate

ISSUE 206 – DECEMBER
Knowledge management
Collaborative and matrixed organisations
Decision science & evidence-based HR
Modern Slavery

2022

ISSUE 207 – JANUARY – 2022
Trends for 2022
Understanding needs across the workforce demographic
Continued organisational agility
Diversity