With record numbers in employment and ever increasing job vacancies being posted by employers, the UK’s growth prospects are looking good and leaders are optimistic about the future. A big challenge to this growth though is the huge skills crisis that is impacting all organisations. This crisis is not just about a skills shortage but … More The UK Skills Gap Shortage
Reporting v Business Intelligence It’s important to make the distinction between traditional reporting and intelligence; although in common usage the two terms are often interchangeable, in practice they mean very different things. Traditional business reporting typically involves creating formatted output on a regular periodic basis, generally consisting of lists- employees, departments, location, headcount, sickness and … More What counts can often not be counted – and what can be counted often does not count!
Tools for the job HR needs to play its part to help drive business growth and need the technology to recruit and nurture a quality workforce. The world of work is changing. Developments such as big data, cloud computing, the internet of things, the mobile internet and automation are causing disruption to established business norms. … More 5 key highlights from NGA’s article in The Times “Future of HR”
The UK membership of the European Union is over, and the reality of a future where Britain gets to change and revisit some of the employment legislation currently decided upon by the EU is here. While it is hard to predict which laws the Government may include in such a review, there are a few obvious … More Brexit impact on UK legislation and the HR function
The countdown to the EU referendum is over, and many businesses are preparing themselves for the potential effects of Brexit and what it could mean for their organisation. While legislative changes will likely happen with Britain leaving the European Union, the UK workforce will be most directly affected, particularly those 3m+ EU migrants currently living and … More Brexit impact on the UK workforce and the future of HR
The referendum on the UK membership of the European Union is just around the corner. With it comes the possibility of a future where Britain gets to change and revisit some of the employment legislation currently decided upon by the EU. While it is hard to predict which laws the Government would include in such … More Brexit impact on UK legislation and the HR function
With the countdown to the EU referendum firmly underway, many businesses are preparing themselves for a potential Brexit and the effects it could have on their organisation. While legislative changes will inevitably happen in the event of Britain leaving the European Union, the UK workforce will be most directly affected, particularly those 3m+ EU migrants … More Brexit impact on the UK workforce and the future of HR
The day after “Brexit” the UK may well feel like a very different place, but little will change immediately. Three steps to consider if the UK votes to leave the EU for HR professionals….. Take a little time now to understand the bigger picture With the EU referendum date now set for 23rd June … More The day after Brexit…….what could this mean for YOU!
‘Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.’ Steve Jobs Management and leadership practices can often be overlooked as two different organisational styles. Many believe that each of these styles are the same and neither reaps … More Leadership vs Management
HR trends are constantly evolving and shaping the HR world as we know it. If harnessed appropriately businesses can reap the many benefits they have to offer. Acknowledging and adapting with current and foreseeable HR trends can empower business to grow and sustain their talent pools, also enabling them to have the best pick of … More Key HR Trends to look out for in 2016