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Baroness McGregor-Smith named new president of the CIPD

The professional body for HR and people development, the CIPD, has appointed British Business Executive and Politician Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith as its new President. Renowned for her distinguished career as a business leader, McGregor-Smith held the role of CEO at ...

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Mitie named as a UK Top Employer for fourth year running

Mitie has been recognised as one of the UK’s Top Employers for the fourth year running by the Top Employers Institute. The Top Employers Institute programme certifies organisations based on the participation and results of its HR Best Practices Survey. ...

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Employment confidence reaches record level as COVID-hit sectors struggle to recruit

Employment intentions are now at their highest since 2013 according to the CIPD’s latest Labour Market Outlook. This gain has been driven by a continued surge in recruitment intentions, with 69 per cent of employers planning to recruit in the ...

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Post-Covid 19 work environment requires a “new deal” between employers and employees

Employment contracts and HR policies will need to be overhauled to create a “new deal” for employers and employees reflecting changed ways of working, global consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) has found. According to AWA new “working together agreements” will have ...

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