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

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