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The regulations

require all companies (except small companies) to prepare a strategic report which will be presented separately to the directors’ report and will replace the current business review. The aim of the strategic report is to pull together the company’s strategy, business model and risks facing the company and link this through to the financial statements…

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Measurement challenges

The contribution of people is difficult to isolate from other factors such as the economic situation, market forces and customer or social trends. The value of people is often expressed in qualitative rather than quantitative terms that make it difficult to represent in traditional accountancy models. HR data has traditionally been collected for administrative rather…

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Human capital measurement and reporting

Human capital is the term for the collective capability, knowledge and skills of the people that are employed by an organisation. Measuring human capital provides a data-driven approach to identifying effective people management practices, which, if done well, can help ensure that value creation is long-term and sustainable. This factsheet explores the challenges surrounding the…

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HR Tech: The Dawn of a new Industrial Revolution?

When Henry Ford unveiled the world’s first production line in 1913, it was the biggest change to society since the Industrial Revolution. By streamlining the manufacturing process of the iconic Model T, Henry Ford could not have foreseen the impact of his innovation – technology had not only made the impossible, possible, but it had…

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Ten steps for employers to tackle stress in the workplace

April is Stress Awareness Month[i] which seeks to raise awareness of this growing problem. It’s also a good opportunity for employers to consider their role in helping reduce stress in the workplace. The Health and Safety Executive[ii] says that 12.5 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2016/17. Some…

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70% of UK Employees Do Not Think that Their Employer is equipping them with the Tools and Training Needed for Future Businesses Challenges

A leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, today reveals that the skills shortage is having a detrimental impact on UK businesses and could pose serious risks in the years ahead. Both IT Decision Makers (31%), and Line of Business Decision Makers (41%) have labelled it as their biggest issue…

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