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25 May 2016
2016 International Conference Flyer: An Uncertain World - Planning for 2025 and Beyond
Our 8th International Conference will take place in Prague on 12 – 14 October 2016. Entitled ‘An Uncertain World: Planning for 2025 and Beyond’, the conference will address the need to take an informed view of the future, defining the key issues, and risks and opportunities they present.More info
Access to our Expert Advisory Forum is available online to CRF members. This in-house briefing service enables members to seek the views of a range of specialists, in addition to our own team of experienced HR professionals.
Director, Corporate Research Forum
Mike has worked in Senior HR roles in the US and Europe with major international businesses including Avon, Rowntree, Unilever and Hewlett Packard.
He founded CRF as a research consortium to investigate the principles and practices that make a difference in people management. He applied the same principles in forming PARC, a research group investigating good practice in the area of performance, reward and governance. He is also a founder of Strategic Dimensions, a leading HR recruitment business.
Mike sets the agenda for CRF/PARC’s annual international conference which has become Europe’s premier HR event. He speaks and comments at company events, judges on industry award programmes and is on the council of the Guild of HR Professionals. His extensive network embraces academics, politicians, business leaders, journalists and the senior HR profession.
He is particularly interested in how leadership teams embrace People Management and how this enhances (or detracts from) business performance.
To complement our content, we are pleased to share the latest thinking from our partner within this practice area.
Brexit: Handling the impact on your workforce - KPMG
Following the Brexit vote, no group will feel more anxious than the 2.9 million EU nationals living in the UK. With the government not yet stating whether these EU citizens will have the right to remain and work in Britain, what practical steps can employers take today to be prepared?
Employers can take concrete steps to understand their exposure to Brexit and mitigate its effects over the next two years – even with the picture for EU nationals still unclear.
This KPMG guide has been created to aid employers, asking questions they should be addressing, and suggesting some possible actions to fortify their workforce for the future. To access the report, please click the link below.Launch
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23 May 2017
Progress, Issue 5 (Full Edition)
This issue of Progress, CRF's e-magazine, is fifth in the series and covers a range of topics from future of work to finding your next executive search firm. Progress was launched to assist in the development of your role, to support your career and broaden your awareness of the changing business environment we operate in.Read more Share
9 February 2017
Post-Meeting Review Notes: Developing a Business Relevant HR Function
These post-meeting review notes summarise thoughts and ideas expressed during CRF's member meetings on the topic of 'Developing a Business Relevant HR Function', held in London on 31 January 2017 and Brussels on 2 February 2017. If you have missed one of the meetings, these notes will provide you with a quick review and breakdown of ideas.Read more Share
3 February 2017
Business Relevant HR: Positioning, Prioritising, and Performing
In his presentation at Developing a Business Relevant HR Function workshop, Pat Wright proposed a new approach to 'business relevant HR'. What is the new model about? It's about positioning the HR function, prioritising the challenges HR works on based on the business need, and delivering actual value to the business.Read more Share