Human Resources

An open space for staff with HR functions to discuss issues that are important to them, exchange experiences, learn from each other's lessons and provide peer support on a range of area

This group is an open space for staff with HR functions to discuss issues that are important to them, exchange experiences, learn from each other's lessons and provide peer support on a range of areas. Meetings also include expert advice on a particular topic identified as a priority by the group. A format that has worked well for the group in the past:

Part 1: HR surgery and peer learning: Group discussion of topics, questions, challenges presented by you

Part 2: Expert presentation: On a topic identified by the group in previous meetings

Part 3: Horizon scanning: What are the big issues coming up in HR we need to brace ourselves for?

Some examples of topics previously discussed:

- Unpaid internships and volunteering

- Legal issues and social media

- Recruitment platforms

- Flexible working policies

- Staff structures

- HR in small organisations

- Management of consultants

- Mergers

- Managing performance in a virtual team