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Women in leadership: Ignite your impact

By | Employee Management, Leadership

Research has found that the global share of women in senior management roles is increasing incrementally, with 87% of global mid-market companies having at least one woman in a senior management role. However, it will still be 170 years until women achieve economic parity on a global scale, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report. To help continue the celebrations of International Women’s Day 2021, Capucine Loisance, a Senior Consultant and Occupational Psychologist at DDI, took centre stage in our popular HR Expert webinar series. In this episode, Capucine explored women’s everyday limiting habits taken from her…

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Reflecting on a year in lockdown: insights from 8 business leaders and HR professionals

By | COVID-19, Employee Management, Team, Technology

As we reflect on an entire year of lockdown, restrictions and remote work; the British public as a whole has learned some valuable lessons – professionally and personally. Whether it is learning to cherish seeing family members and friends in person or the importance of good work/life balance, the last year has been a learning curve for us all. We asked the HR and business community to share their own reflections and learnings from the last 12 months. From reconsidering the need for a physical office to developing flexible working policies; our business and HR leaders have made a remarkable…

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Help shape Natural HR for the future: an overview of our new suggestions tool

By | HR Software, Natural HR, New Functionality

Here at Natural HR, we actively encourage our customers to shape our HR and payroll software for the future to ensure we are consistently delivering everything they need to do their job. We’ve recently introduced a brand-new suggestions tool into Natural HR that will make this process even smoother for you, provide you with complete visibility into your suggestions’ status, and allow you to collaborate with the Natural HR user community on the future of the system. In this handy article, you’ll find an overview of our new suggestions tool, how it works and what it means for our customers….

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10 reasons why the world needs more women in leadership roles

10 reasons why the world needs more women in leadership roles

By | Leadership

The need for more female leaders has never been more critical, and there is a never-ending catalogue of data to support this claim. Let’s begin with the Fortune 500. Women CEOs make up 6.4% of the Fortune 500 list in America. The companies that boast a higher representation of women on their boards, notably outperform the organisation that don’t. Furthermore, studies have also outlined that companies with greater gender diversity, not just within their workforce but directly among senior leaders, are significantly more profitable than those without. In recent decades, there have been calls for greater gender equality while enhancing the…

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How Expeditious Services is keeping employees connected: an interview with their HR Manager

By | COVID-19, Employee Engagement, Health and Wellbeing

As the country edges ever closer to a return to some normality, we’re continuing to delve into the ways HR leaders across the nation are keeping their people connected during this period of working from home. Today, we’re delighted to welcome another HR leader to this series. Elizabeth Smith is the HR Manager at Expeditious Services, a business protection and security company based in Shrewsbury. With many of their team being key workers, they have had to adapt their people strategies to meet the changing needs of their team – both in the office and at home. We caught up…

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