Bringing you must-have employment law guidance and HR best practice - from the team behind XpertHR, the UK's leading online HR resource.
"Love contracts" and other romance-related HR dilemmas
According to a YouGov survey, 15% of people meet their partners at work. Given how widespread the phenomenon is, to what extent does HR need to take an interest in office romances? Stephen Simpson, principal strategy and practice editor at XpertHR, joins us to discuss the finer points of workplace relationship etiquette and to answer the (somewhat unromantic) question: Should the UK introduce US-style "love contracts"?
Resources How to manage personal relationships at work
Personal relationships at work - line manager training
Personal relationships at work policy
Personal relationships at work quiz - line manager training
How to prepare for Generation Alpha joining the workforce
Rebekah Martin, senior vice president of reward, inclusion and talent acquisition at AstraZeneca, joins us to talk about the changing motivations and requirements of the workforce - connection to purpose, skills-based learning, recognition and more. She discusses her role at AstraZeneca and sets out a series of ways in which organisations can try to ensure that they are employers of choice for Gen Alpha, the next generation to join the workforce.
Resources Managing retention: Employee development
Six strategies to attract talent and remain competitive in 2024
Rebuilding in 2024: Strategies for reshaping worker expectations
Five HR priorities for 2024
Key employment law changes to look out for in 2024
Harnessing the power of mindfulness for the workplace
Mindfulness can be a great tool for building employee engagement and team cohesiveness. XpertHR's in-house mindfulness teacher, Christopher Bryant, explains how to make it work for you.
Related resources How a mindfulness group can help HR promote engagement and teamwork
Gender pay gap reporting - a global view
Gender pay gap reporting is now well established in the UK. But what approaches are being taken elsewhere in the world, and what difference might the new EU Pay Transparency Directive make? Elle Barreto and Ro Carracedo Lopez, international editors at XpertHR, answer these questions and more.
Related resources Demystifying the EU Pay Transparency Directive for UK employers
EU employment law developments
Gender pay gap reporting
How to measure and report a gender pay gap
Pay awards – what’s in store for 2024?
What financial challenges does the coming year have in store for organisations as they plan their reward strategy? Paula Flores and Hannah Mason, data insight analysts at XpertHR, make their predictions based on the findings from our autumn pay forecasts and priorities survey.
Resources XpertHR surveys
Reward planning 2024: priorities and key challenges
Forecasts for pay awards in 2023/2024
Benchmarking - HR Metrics
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