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Executive pay can’t exist in a vacuum: RemCos need broader people expertise

By  One day ago

Few would argue HR doesn’t have a leading role to play in setting reward strategy for an organisation’s broader workforce. But at executive levels it can be a different story, with decisions over top pay led by remuneration comm...

Trick or treat?

By  6 days ago

Not altogether unexpectedly, since I last blogged we have gained a new prime minister and, love him or loathe him, one thing is guaranteed with Boris Johnson – politics won’t ever be boring during his premiership! So the Brexit sequel to 29 March 2019...

Everyone can make their workplace more LGBT inclusive – and here’s how

By  8 Aug, 2019 08:57

In June, Stonewall were delighted to attend CIPD’s Festival of Work conference and deliver a workshop on LGBT-inclusive workplaces. Sarah Campbell, Head of Conferences and Events at Stonewall talks about the session, top tips, and how the audience responded...

HR, AI and human rights: are we looking at 'humanity at work' through the wrong lens?

By  6 Aug, 2019 15:49

AI is one of the hottest topics in business, and it’s not only organisations in the technology arena who appear to be talking about it. Pharmaceutical, financial services, health sciences, oil and gas all appear to be exploring AI in their busi...

Saturday's child works hard for a living

By  2 Aug, 2019 15:37

By Jon Boys , Labour Market Economist at the CIPD. In this blog we ask, who works at the weekend? 1 in 5 of us that work, do so on the weekend but this proportion differs markedly by various characteristics. Most important is the type of job someone...

Do interventions to improve work engagement really work?

By  29 Jul, 2019 11:47

Work engagement has been theorised since Kahn 1990 as a concept that describes the physical, cognitive and emotional involvement employees have in their roles. [1] Early research highlighted that work engagement involves an employee’s sense of m...

Is organisation design for me?

By  22 Jul, 2019 15:46

By Warren Howlett, Head of HR Content at the CIPD. The shutters are down in the meeting room, through the open door you catch a glimpse of management consultants at the white board with the heading “Org Design Criteria”. Should HR be involved here...

OH and HR: let’s get it together

By  16 Jul, 2019 10:25

By Rachel Suff, Senior Policy Adviser, CIPD; Tony Vickers-Byrne, Chief Adviser HR Practice, CIPD; Andrew Walker FCIPD FCPFA, formerly Director General HR, House of Commons and Nick Pahl, Chief Executive, Society of Occupational Medicine Occupational...

New Government proposals aim to narrow the disability employment gap and reduce ill health-related job loss

By  16 Jul, 2019 10:04

This week the Government published Health is everyone’s business – a public consultation on a range of measures to reduce ill health-related job loss. It is seeking views on how employers can best support disabled people and people with long-term health...

Investors and human capital: the role of HR leaders

By  15 Jul, 2019 09:48

Back in 2015, when I was editor of HR magazine, I wrote a piece exploring whether investors were finally beginning to take workforce data seriously when it came to making valuation decisions about a company. In it I cited research that foun...