We know that the world of work is changing. We know that this change will accelerate and proliferate in the months and years ahead. Crucially, we believe in the power of the people profession to actively drive these changes, not merely respond to them.
That’s why research has, and will, form the basis for all of our People Profession: now and for the future work. This page is where you’ll find the latest insights from our research and what it means for you as a people professional; both what you need to be doing now, and the strategic shifts you need to keep in mind for the future. You’ll also find links to relevant tools and resources to take the action you need.
Explores how people professionals are partnering across business functions to future-proof their organisations
This year's report explores the impact of COVID-19 on people professionals' work in 2021
Drawing on collaborative research, our report explores the key trends influencing the future of work and how they will shape the people profession
Anna Fox and Calum Maclean discuss how smaller businesses can plan for redundancies, as well as potential upcoming changes in redundancy law
Ruth Woodfield discusses the importance of employee voice in embedding organisational culture and the dangers of employee silence, with a case study and recommendations for enabling voice through a people strategy
HRM post-graduate students' perceptions on what they want from a career as a people professional
Drive sustainability through people management behaviours and strategies
Mel Green reveals the latest findings on current trends and short-term challenges