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Tackling County Lines Exploitation in HMPs with The Met & ERSOU

This case study highlights the rise in exploitation, gang activities, and violence in UK prisons. It dispels the common belief that incarceration reduces vulnerability.

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Case study: Achieving Equality of Outcomes in EDI Principles at Organisations by the CIPD

In today’s discourse on equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), the concept of equality of outcomes plays a pivotal role. It’s essential to delve into the different models of inequality and comprehend why outcomes are crucial in achieving genuine equality.

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Engaging with a Remote Workforce: Statistics and Strategies for Success

In today's ever-evolving business landscape, remote work has transitioned from a novel concept to a widespread norm. As organisations increasingly embrace the flexibility and global reach afforded by remote work, ensuring robust engagement with a dispersed workforce has become paramount.

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The Latest Trends in Gang Culture and the Rise in Knives, Exploitation and Violence

WATCH: This presentation focuses on perceptions of serious youth violence and gangs in London, examining causes and potential solutions based on research conducted for the Mayor's Office of Policing and Crime.

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Implementing Diverse Recruitment Methods to Attract a Wide Pool of Applicants by Sukhy Carey

WATCH: Sukhy Carey, Talent Acquisition Manager, at CIPD, spoke at our recent Recruitment in the Workplace Conference, on her keynote: Implementing Diverse Recruitment Methods to Attract a Wide Pool of Applicants.

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The Rise of Data-driven Decision-making in Human Resources Management

The development of data-driven decision-making in HR (Human Resources) has significantly transformed how organisations manage their workforce. This approach leverages data analytics to inform HR practices, enhancing efficiency, accuracy, and strategic planning.

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The Rising Concern of Knife Crime in the UK

Knife crime has become a significant issue in the United Kingdom, with increasing incidences sparking widespread concern among the public, law enforcement, and policymakers. Read the latest statistics, contributing factors and prevention strategies.

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Identifying and Working to Support Victims of Cuckooing

Using a Community Safer Grant, Stockport Homes were commissioned to undertake a 16 month pilot project to address the issue of cuckooing in the borough. Liz Smith, Head of Anti-Social Behaviour shares with us how they have supported vulnerable tenants who are victims of cuckooing.

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The McKenzie Delis Packer Review: A Holistic Approach to Improving Inclusion and Diversity

Studies have shown diverse organisations perform better and have higher financial returns. We heard from Leila Mckenzie Delis, Chief Executive at DIAL Global, about findings from the recent Mckenzie Delis Packer review into diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace.

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The Problem of Sustainability for Academy Funding

In line with the UK Government's aim of reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, the Department for Education published the Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy (2022). Phil Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer of PLR Advisory shares with us how the sustainability targets outlined in the strategy are difficult to achieve with academy trust finances and outlines changes that need to be made so that academies can become more sustainable.

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Updating School Estates: the Impact of the Condition Improvement Fund

The Covid-19 pandemic has altered the landscape of academy and trust financial management. We heard from Tim Warneford, Director of Warneford Consulting, about the Condition Improvement Fund,, and what funds are needed to improve the condition of school estates.

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In conversation: How the Surrey Checkpoint Programme has helped tackle the reoffending cycle

Breaking the offending cycle is one of the biggest challenges the criminal justice system faces. Organisations need to work together to support and engage with offenders and help prevent them from reoffending. We heard from Craig Jones of the Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner’s office about how the Checkpoint Programme has helped reduce reoffending rates.

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