Uber HR Chief’s promises not to fail staff again

Following the resignation of Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick last week, following pressure on his position after HR blunders, the companies Chief of Human Resources Liane Hornsey, has reassured employees promising: “We will not fail you again.”   The popular figure Kalanick had helped Uber’s rise over the last few years but faced pressure to… Continue reading

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CIPD: 42% of HR Professionals would consider allowing dogs at work

Following national Bring your Dog to Work Day, that happened last Friday (23rd June), CIPD research has found that 42% of HR professionals would consider more permanent policies of allowing dogs into the workplace more regularly.   Rachel Suff, Employment Relations Adviser at the CIPD, told HR news (@HRNewsdesk) : “This Friday, employers have the… Continue reading

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UK lags behind in employment of older workers

The UK ranks 19th out of 34 countries in terms of its employment rate of older workers, according to PwC’s Golden Age Index.   Iceland tops the table, followed by New Zealand, Israel and Sweden according to the index which is based on indicators such as employment rate, earnings and training among the over 55s.  … Continue reading

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XpertHR launches new guide to help HR prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on the 25th May 2018 and will be applied in the U. It replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 and marks significant changes in the data protection landscape, including penalties for not following the new guidelines.   To help business with their preparation in the… Continue reading

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What should HR do when a boss loses the faith of their workforce?

Following the election we have seen just how a boss losing support can create a difficult situation on a national level, the question is how can HR help if they see this happening in a company. It seems the British public and even her own party members are in agreement about the fate of our… Continue reading

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