The pace of change is faster and more noticeable than ever and organizations are scrambling to adapt and evolve.
Britain’s professionals are working more than 5 weeks for free every single year, meaning the average annual salary in the UK is over three thousand pounds too low.
Workplace wellbeing is a concept which has come of age. Twenty years ago, it scarcely registered on the boardroom agenda but today, spurred on by the recession and relentless pressure of globalisation, interest in the subject has mushroomed. But what is workplace wellbeing and why should HR professionals be sitting up and taking notice?
David Bird: How will the changing role of pensions affect the way employers deliver them to employees?
Since the launch of auto enrollment in the UK, employers are faced with the issue of making their scheme stand out whilst also ensuring that the necessary legal and regulatory requirements are being met. There are a few specific actionable areas that can really add value to your employees.
The Chancellor, George Osborne, has announced a new state-backed savings scheme for low-paid workers worth up to £1,200 over four years.
For the third year running London has been named as the most expensive city to hire someone in the world. The UK capital just about edged out the nearest competition, New York, and beat other cities like Los Angeles, Sydney and Chicago by a wide margin.
The number of employees absent from work due to stress and mental health conditions is on the rise. Newly released government figures show the number of days lost to stress, depression and anxiety increased by 24 percent in the UK between 2009 and 2013, and in this year’s CIPD absence management survey, 40 percent of participants noticed an increase in stress-related absence and mental health problems in the past year.
Over the last decade we have seen countless changes in almost every industry as we have developed more and more into the digital age. There have been many disruptors to long standing practices because of the opportunities technology presents.
Managers deem resilience the least important trait in employees, according to a new survey from Conference Genie, a conference calling provider. The survey, included 550 managers across a range of sectors, and looked at what factors get an employee noticed in the workplace and what makes them a ‘superstar employee’. Resilience scored the lowest with…
Hannah Wilby looks as why DBS checks could save businesses money in the long run as they could protect themselves against employee fraud.
Employees are more confident about finding a new job within the next six months. The highest confidence sits with 25-34 year olds and is lower among those aged 55 and above.
Zero-hours in the news again following Ed Miliband announcement – but what are the implications for businesses that want to make zero-hours work?
In a government report 48 companies have been named and shamed by Business Minister Jo Swinson after they were found paying their employees below the National Minimum wage.
Not everyone’s content with a title like ‘Marketing Executive’ it would seem…
Against this backdrop of changing mindsets, it is clear that a siloed approach to the annual appraisal cannot deliver on employees’ expectations of ongoing corporate transparency and also meet changing business needs.