Finalists Prepare for Region’s Premier HR&D Awards

There are 10 categories, representing a range of impressive accomplishments in HR&D.

Personio Nabs $200M At A $8.5B Valuation As Its HR For Small Businesses Hits The Big Time

Personio — a startup out of Munich, Germany that styles itself as a Workday and ServiceNow focused on the small and medium businesses of the world — went on a funding tear through the COVID-19 pandemic after its recruiting, payroll, people management, development, and training, workflow automation, and other HR tools found traction, particularly among […]

Rolls-Royce Workers Reject £2,000 Cash Bonus

Luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce was set to begin handing out cash bonuses to more than 14,000 employees by August, but thousands of unionized workers have declined the offer. The bonus would have been granted, not based on their performance, as was customary, but on the overall economic climate. The payment aimed to help workers stave off […]

Slough Borough Council Loses 300 Staff Amid Financial Crisis

A council has lost more than 300 employees after its dire financial situation made it a “not attractive” place to work, according to a report. Struggling Slough Borough Council (SBC) spent more than £15m on agency staff last year to fill vacancies. It said it hoped to reduce their use and retain staff, but officers […]

HR Software Platform Raises £3M

Investment company Blackfinch previously backed StaffCircle with £1.76m two years ago.

New HR Office Could Be Real Revolution at Heart of Pope’s Reform

It’s noteworthy that the new office won’t be located in the Secretariat of State, the formerly all-controlling 800-pound gorilla of the Vatican.

Africa: Human Resources for Health at the Seventy-Fifth World Health Assembly

Interventions focused on what health and care workers need.

Singapore’s Robot Workforce Plugs Labor Gaps

Businesses in Singapore have increasingly turned to deploy robots to help carry out a range of tasks. Know more.

Singapore’s Robot Workforce Plugs Labor Gaps

The city-state relies on foreign workers, but their number fell by 235,700 between December 2019 and September 2021.