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  • Pay still struggles to match inflation, data reveals, but L&D key to attracting talent

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    Interesting article in People Management highlighting the issues of pay against inflation. At Grafton Haymes, we saw post Lockdown an increase in salaries off the back of candidates moving jobs. However, this has now been swallowed up by steep inflationary rises which will now become a challenge for companies attracting and retaining the best talent….

  • Flexible working bill: what do employers need to know?

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    Finally employees can now request flexibility from day one, but what exactly does that mean for the people profession? Employees will be able to request flexible working from day one of their employment, under new government plans to make flexible working the default. The Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Bill, first introduced by MP Yasmin Qureshi,…

  • War for talent will be won with culture over salary

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    An article in People Management has reported that experts warn many businesses ‘will not make it’ if they champion salary over a toxic working environment   Workplace culture attracts talent more than salary or flexible working, a report has found. The study by Workbuzz found that almost half (45 per cent) of UK employees and…

  • No jab no job adverts double in September

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    It’s a big debate at the moment and I am sure for many HR professionals a real challenge in terms of determining their stance around such a sensitive issue. For many sectors this will not have so much impact on their businesses, but for many in the care sector, cleaning and hospitality sectors, it is…

  • Amazing Grace – an imperative virtue in terms of leadership

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    Amazing Grace How the virtue of Grace keeps us buoyant and calm By David Chapman davidchapman@starfishld.com Grace may not be the most immediate virtue when we think of leadership skills. But it’s an imperative. Why? Because the world is uncertain, unpredictable and unforgiving. “Sometimes”, as Julia Fearn pointed out in our last podcast episode, “it…

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