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March/April 2023 Contents

28 Corinne Mills, the HR lead at

Alzheimer’s Society, on rebuilding trust at the charity following allegations of bullying

32 Generation X finds its feet under the top table

40 Bring convoluted recruitment processes to a halt

36 How best to thrive in the tribunal jungle

Contents March/April


News and analysis 4 Leader article

Unpaid carers are our unsung heroes 6 HR news briefing

Trans related tribunals jump, Weetabix loses dismissal case over bullying boss, Four-day week hailed a success, Managers out of their depth with mental issues 11 Hot topic

How should HR tackle an employee’s social media flare-up? 12 News analysis

Revamped data rules welcomed by HR

Comment 14 In the HR hot seat

Scaling an HR function in a hyper- growth business 16 Academic view

Let ’s stop using inaccurate and damaging generational stereotypes 19 Legal ease

Completing public to private deals that work from day one 20 Have your say

Getting serious about skills, banter vs bullying, ghosting job applicants

Strategic HR 22 Cover story

HR must help improve conditions for workers with caring responsibilities

28 Profile interview

Healing a toxic culture at Alzheimer’s Society 30 Apprenticeships

The levy is not fit for purpose. How do we fix it? 32 Webinar

The impact of Generation X in the boardroom 34 Case study

Addleshaw Goddard teaches staff resilience

Operational efficiency 36 Different slant

Tribunals can be erratic, so how can you maximise your chances of success? 40 Recruitment

Don’t allow over-long hiring processes drive talent from your door

Personal development 44 People moves

Who's gone where 46 Resources

Business books and HR’s D&I clinic 47 Future leader

What the HRD of tomorrow thinks 48 Lessons from the C-Suite

Sarah Atkinson, CEO, Social Mobility Foundation 50 How I got here

Tanya Channing, chief people and culture officer, Pipedrive

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