Transformational HR – the basics

Transformational leadership is all about improving your business and not only taking the people with you as you do so, but seeing employees as active partners in that improvement. The human resources function (whether you have a dedicated HR manager or your people processes and policies are managed by one or more people in the business) can be an essential driver in the process of transforming your organisation, putting significant time into future-focused activities such as talent management (ensuring the right people with the right skills will be available at the right time) and using tools


Can your managers manage… absence?

It’s that time of year again. No, not the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, the annual CIPD absence management report. Admittedly, autumn sounds more fun but the way your business deals with staff off sick, is probably more relevant. New data this year After sixteen previous surveys, the CIPD has added a new wrinkle for 2016. For the first time, they asked HR professionals to name the three most effective approaches for managing absence in their organisation