What's new


Avoiding the demographic crunch: labour supply and the ageing workforce

The UK could face serious skills shortages over the next 20 years if employers don’t change their approach to workforce planning. Our new research brings to light these challenges and urges organisations to take steps now to reap the benefits of an age diverse workforce.

Absence management survey

What are rates of absence like where you work? Share your views and expertise in our 2015 Absence Management survey, in partnership with Simplyhealth, and enter a prize draw to win a Fortnum and Mason Tea Hamper!

Skills shortages surge  

New survey, in partnership with Hays, finds three in four companies (78%) face recruitment challenges

Employee Outlook  

55% of employees want to work in an organisation with a 'family feel' where leaders are viewed as mentors or parents.

Developing the next generation  

Progress in recruitment is good, but more must be done to develop young people in work.

L&D survey 2015  

Just 7% of L&D professionals evaluate the impact of their initiatives on the wider business or society.

Size really does matter when it comes to HR  

If you're an HR professional in an SME, you'll have a very different experience from someone working in a large organisation. What can you do to maximise your impact? Our new report pulls together the reflections of HR professionals, business leaders and SME consultants to offer practical guidance on tackling core HR issues.

Getting under the skin of workplace conflict  

Alarmingly, our survey reveals that one in every 25 respondents said they'd experienced the threat of, or actual, physical assault at work. Explore the nature of conflict and how it's dealt with inside organisations in our new report.