Business and People Strategy and Performance

HR Directors’ Briefing: The World of Work 2021

  • January 14, 2021

This briefing paper outlines the major influences set to shape our activities in 2021, to inform HRDs decision making in the year ahead. Expert contributions cover topics including geopolitical trends, the economic state of play, technology, the world of work, and the role of organisation in society.

Access each article via the hyperlinks below, or download the full pdf.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCANNING
2021 Geopolitical Trends (Professor Amelia Hadfield | Head of Department of Politics | University of Surrey)
Economic Update (Roger Bootle | Chairman | Capital Economics; Peter Blausten | Former Group HR Director | BAA Plc)

TECHNOLOGY/DIGITAL UPDATE
Technology Trends for 2021 (David Rowan | Founding Editor | WIRED UK; Nigel Sullivan | Chief People Officer | Bupa)

REWARD AND EMPLOYMENT POLICY
Remuneration and Corporate Governance (Peter Boreham | UK and European Practice Leader, Executive Reward | Mercer; Richard Windmill | Group Reward Director | Nokia)
Employee Benefits (Neil Hurst | UK Practice Leader, Reward and Talent | Mercer; Richard Windmill | Group Reward Director | Nokia)
Employment Law and Policy (Ian Hunter | Partner, London and Co-Head of International HR Services | Bird & Bird; Pattie Walsh | Partner, Hong Kong, International HR Services | Bird & Bird

FUTURE OF WORK
The World of Work in the 2020s (Stephen Toft | Director | Firebrand Consultancy; Michael Schulz | Chief People and Culture Officer | Puma Energy)
Future of Talent (Dr. Jessica Bigazzi-Foster | Head of Executive Bench | RHR International)
Role or Organisation in Society
(Jennifer Duvalier | Non Executive Director & Chair of Remuneration Committee | Mitie Plc)
The Future of Corporate Learning
(Professor David Bach | Strategy and Political Economy & Dean of Innovation and Programs | IMD Business School)

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