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  • Is insourcing the latest trend in public sector HR?

    20 February 2023

    For years, HR teams in public services have been used to managing long-term contracts with outsourcing companies. But as citizens demand greater levels of transparency and fairness, a number of employers are bringing those services back in-house. Jo Faragher examines how "insourcing" might play out.

  • Could a scholarship help you achieve your people goals?

    29 September 2020

    Offering a scholarship is not just for universities and other educational institutions, it could be a way to fulfil some of your organisation's HR goals. Karen Kennard explains how an employer scholarship can support increased diversity, social mobility and future talent pipelines.

  • Workforce planning during coronavirus: Strategies for planning in flexibility

    11 June 2020

    The uncertainty around coronavirus (COVID-19) has made decisions around employment extremely difficult. We show how HR can build flexibility into the workforce.

  • Building the business case for returnships

    21 November 2018

    Returnships are high on the corporate agenda as employers seek experienced talent and boost diversity. Emma Page looks at the advantages of running a returner programme.

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