June 19th 2013

Spring Symposium 2013 – Interview with Geoff Lloyd & Des Pullen

Geoff Lloyd (Serco’s Group HR Director) and Des Pullen (Group HR Director at Associated British Foods) discuss how to support the growth and development of the high potential talent within organisations and define the key skills and qualities required for the HR leaders of tomorrow.

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June 14th 2018

Neuroscience for Leadership

Are you interested in neuroscience and how it can help your leaders or HR function in general? This post-meeting review summarises the key points from Dr. Tara Swart's Summer Lecture delivered to CRF members in June 2018. Access the document to pick up practical and science-backed tips for improving your performance as a leader.

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January 12th 2018

2018 CRF Learning Programme

CRF Learning delivers a suite of development programmes aimed at enhancing the capability of the HR function and the individuals within it. The annual programme of learning is complemented by custom programmes that are designed to specifically meet the needs of your organisation. Download the 2018 CRF Learning Programme to view the range of open courses available for enrolment.

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  • Learning and Development
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July 1st 2015

Progress - Issue 3: Business Partner - making it work

Within this third edition of our e-magazine - Progress – John Whelan, HR Director at BAE Systems, identifies what makes an effective HR Business Partner.

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April 18th 2012

Developing and Broadening Specialists, Dr Wanda Wallace

Dr Wanda Wallace, co-author of the Developing & Broadening Specialists research report produced by Corporate Research Forum and leader of the accompanying workshop for CRF members, provides some further insight into the topic.

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October 29th 2013

Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

Corporate Research Forum interviewed a number of senior business leaders and experienced practitioners on what commercial acumen is and asked them to share their experiences, views and insights on this wide-ranging and complex subject.

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July 6th 2010

High Potential Development

This presentation by Guy Eccles of Screwfix as part of our 'Spreading Good Practice - A Structured Exchange' Event, examines how Screwfix implemented a range of development tools including stretch roles and succession schemes to support business growth.

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  • Career Planning
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