Should you be monitoring your staff with AI?

Technology to monitor employees in the workplace can be put to good effect, but not if it is used to control and micromanage workers

Why internal events should not be overlooked

From teambuilding to training, internal events have considerable business benefits to both the bottom line and culture. Events that fit with a company’s culture and values can deliver tenfold. But it’s a fine balance between getting it right and forced fun

Office design: what does the future workplace look like?

Architects, designers and developers tell business leaders how they can create office environments that make staff happier, better motivated and more productive

Should fertility treatment be an employee right?

Workers in the UK are by law entitled to time off work for maternity and paternity leave. But with more organisations now offering fertility treatments as an employee benefit, should procedures be considered simply a ‘perk’ or a statutory right?

HR discovers the power of data to motivate staff

Human resources may once have been perceived as laggards in IT, but now the function is benefiting from a digital makeover

Turning retail into a career for life

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In a sector known for high turnover, some brands are realising the benefits of nurturing and investing in employees to develop long careers

Should you prioritise mental health over ‘performance’?

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Reprioritising the mental wellbeing of employees requires business leaders to take a closer look at workplace culture

HR tech: should you go sector giant or niche challenger?

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Holistic solutions from the tech giants now have to compete with smaller, niche providers, with barriers to entry in the HR software market lower than ever