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HR management industry press

The Library & Information Service provides a hand-picked collection of industry press articles as a benefit of ICAEW membership. Browse articles on HR management.

Getting ready for the new normal of hybrid working

Article discusses the post-Covid19 workplace, which looks to be an adoption of hybrid working from the majority of UK organisations, and what this means for employees and employers.

Want progress on diversity? Link it to pay

More big businesses are linking executive bonuses to improvements in racial and gender diversity. Will pay motivate leaders to make steps forward in workplace equality?

Closing the diversity gap

A comprehensive study finds that greater equity and inclusion are needed to close a diversity gap within the US accounting profession, particularly at leadership levels.

Making flexible working work

Article discusses the fact that the workforce is unlikely to return to 5 days a week in the office after the Covid-19 pandemic is over and the many challenges this will bring to employers and Human Resources departments.

Data bias and diversity and inclusion

The article examines the possible effects of data bias in analytical models on the implementation by organizations and businesses of their diversity and inclusion programs. Also cited are the key role played by finance, accounting and corporate professionals in preventing the use of data bias in decision making, the data life cycle process, and ways to minimize data error or bias.

Diversity beyond the business case

Article looks at the business case argument for diversity in the workplace but how there is no evidence that increased diversity makes a company more profitable. The learning and effectiveness paradigm is highlighted as a better model.

Workplace diversity and inclusion adapts in a time of protests

Finance professionals can boost diversity and inclusion and reduce bias by advocating for change within their organisations.

Remote work options can boost gender diversity

Article reports on The American Institute of CPAs' biennial CPA Firm Gender Survey that found that flexible work schedules and telecommuting options can help attract and retain more female professionals.

The fundamentals of flexible working

Article looks the fundamentals for successful flexible working, which now being accepted as the 'new way or working' across the globe.

New employee retention tool has four legs and goes woof

Article looks at the pet friendly policies introduced by some banks and fintechs and why they work.

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