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September/October 2022 Contents

Contents September/ October 2022

26 Tara Ryan, HR lead at Monzo, on

responsible business and growing a start-up bank

32 Recognising an employee’s contribution can make all the

difference to their attitude

30 It ’s now more acceptable to discuss health issues in the workplace. What will be the lasting impact for women?

36 How to let your policies lead

when it comes to DE&I

News and analysis 4 Leader article

The UK’s season of change shows no signs of abating, meaning HR will have to stay one step ahead 6 HR news briefing

Strike regs put UK on collision course with UN, workers forced to rethink retirement, Rangers fan loses tribunal 11 Hot topic

Do diverse hires lead to more inclusive policies? 12 News analysis

Amid a cost of living crisis, what’s stopping employers from paying higher wages?

Comment 14 In the HR hot seat

Organisations with authentic purpose will find their goals easier to achieve 17 Academic view

Too few DE&I leaders really understand what really works 19 Legal ease

The dangers of getting positive discrimination wrong 20 Have your say

Dealing with overwhelm as a result of grief and the impact the new PM will have on the UK workforce

Strategic HR 22 Cover story

It is critical that HR takes the time to prepare for the coming recession

26 Profile interview

Monzo’s Tara Ryan on banking for the better 30 Women’s health

Openess about menopause has resulted in wider workplace taboos lifted 32 Webinar

How to making staff feel valued and boost morale 36 Different slant

Bridging the policy-people gap in diversity schemes

Operational efficiency 40Regional pay variations

Is it fair to pay people differently for the same job?

42 Case study

Dishoom sees engagement soar after comms upgrade

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

Neville Koopowitz, CEO, Vitality UK 50 How I got here

Nathan Clements, chief people officer, SSP Group

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