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Academics Corner

There's so much rich insight coming out of the academic sector that HR professionals need to know. Get connected to the academic sector and the best researchers through Academics’ Corner and make sure you never miss another piece of key research again.


Welcome to our family-friendly section on HRZone, helping employees better serve the needs of employees with children, those caring for parents and any other family responsibilities. This section is in association with Mumsnet and WOMBA.

August seems to have been the month for reports on discrimination against working mums. Last week there was the Institute for Fiscal...
What is the Apprenticeship Levy? In a drive to increase the number of apprentices in the UK to 3 million by 2020, the government is...

HR After Dark

What happens when the lights go down in the HR world? HR After Dark features totally anonymised opinion pieces from senior figures in the industry.


As we find out more and more about what makes the brain tick, we learn more about what works in the workplace to inspire, motivate, engage and improve productivity.

The average age of employees in the workplace is increasing. That’s not a new statement to make, I know, but this simple fact – though...
On International Women's Day it seemed fitting to share some new science on the male and female brain. There is a common belief that men...


Engaging employees is a core part of HR's remit and it's important to understand what works and what doesn't when creating a culture of engagement.