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Monthly Archives: May 2024

People Before Profit: Why Investing in HR is Crucial During a Cost-of-Living Crisis

2024-05-28T12:10:55+01:00

The current cost-of-living crisis presents a significant challenge for businesses. Budgets are tightening, and every expense needs careful scrutiny. However, prioritising people before profit investments in your HR department might seem counterintuitive. Here's why it's actually the smartest move you can make: Engaged Employees Drive Efficiency and Growth A happy, engaged workforce is a productive one. When employees feel valued and invested in, they're more likely to go the extra mile, resulting in improved efficiency, higher quality output, and a stronger bottom line. Investing in personal and professional development programmes shows employees you're committed to their growth. This fosters a sense [...]

People Before Profit: Why Investing in HR is Crucial During a Cost-of-Living Crisis2024-05-28T12:10:55+01:00

The Key to Reducing Staff Turnover: Invest in Personal Development Programmes

2024-05-21T16:01:32+01:00

The revolving door of staff turnover is a familiar sight for many HR professionals. But what lies beneath the surface of this seemingly endless cycle? It's not just disgruntled employees seeking greener pastures. Often, the root causes of staff turnover are internal issues that can be addressed. Every year, an average of 16.8% of UK employees leave their jobs (Capacity Insights). Staff turnover is a pressing issue for many organisations, affecting productivity, morale, and the bottom line. As an organisation, you're likely all too familiar with the challenges of retaining top talent. One effective solution is investing in personal development programmes. [...]

The Key to Reducing Staff Turnover: Invest in Personal Development Programmes2024-05-21T16:01:32+01:00

Bridging the Gap: How to Address the Gender Pay Gap in Your Organisation (and Why It Matters)

2024-05-14T15:50:26+01:00

The gender pay gap remains a persistent issue in workplaces around the world. In 2023, the gap among full-time employees increased to 7.7%, up from 7.6% in 2022 [ONS gender pay gap statistics]. This disparity not only impacts individual financial security but also hinders talent acquisition, innovation, and overall business success. As champions of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I), HR professionals and individuals alike have a crucial role to play in addressing this challenge. Understanding the Complexities The gender pay gap is a multifaceted issue. While some of it can be attributed to outright discrimination, often it stems from unconscious bias, [...]

Bridging the Gap: How to Address the Gender Pay Gap in Your Organisation (and Why It Matters)2024-05-14T15:50:26+01:00
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