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

Five ways to get staff behind cyberdefence

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Optimising employee engagement has many benefits, not least bolstering cybersecurity and reducing the likelihood of insider threats

The transformative power of corporate financial wellness

As traditional working patterns evolve and attitudes to saving change, corporate financial wellness has never been more important

Meditation can end the UK’s workplace woes

It may be the workplace wellbeing suggestion which gets eyes rolling, but meditation can help workers focus on giving their optimum, not just their maximum

Flexible working for the inflexible workplace

Companies that offer flexible working are known to have increased employee retention, more motivated and engaged staff, and access to wider talent pools when recruiting