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HR analytics must look forward, not backwards

Developing HR’s analytics capability to offer predictive insights is an important challenge with which HR teams need to engage, according to a new paper by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES). In The path towards predictive analytics...


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Workplace Bullying - Rudolph's story

The recent case of Rudoplh vs the North Pole is a cautionary tale for employers that don't manage workplace bullying and discrimination correctly. On Wednesday the tribunal heard; "All of the other reindeer used to laugh and call him names plus...


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Nearly half of HR professionals don’t feel up-to-speed on changing legislation

New research from identity data intelligence specialists GBG has revealed a startling amount of HR professionals (41%) are struggling to keep up with ever-changing legislation. The changes to UK law, such as those made to the Right To Work in the...


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The importance of diversity in the workplace

In light of the announcement this month from PepsiCo that diversity in the workplace should “not just be important but a business imperative,” Pam Loch, Managing Partner of Loch Employment Law, reflects on the benefits of diversity in ...


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Uber and Deliveroo – an end to the ‘gig’ economy?

As reported last week, a ground breaking decision has been made in a London Tribunal, which has ruled that drivers working for the online Uber app are workers rather than self-employed individuals, as Uber maintained prior to the Tribunal outc...


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Pension auto enrolment – October 2012 to February 2018

Many organisations will already have auto enrolled their eligible staff into pension schemes, but below are set out the key points as a general reminder. All employers are required to automatically enrol their UK workers into an occupational ...