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UHR23: Working Well

UHR's 2023 Conference, themed 'Working Well', will be held from 9 to 11 May. As in recent years it will be a virtual conference, enabling every individual in every HR team at UHR member universities to attend some or all of conference. Team Tickets are now available and HR Directors have been invited to book on behalf of their team. Follow this link for more information on speakers, programme and partners.

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Sophie Crouchman

A January treat for all the HR data geeks out there came in the form of HESA’s first release of 2021/22 staff statistics, which came...

Perspective 8: The UHR Chair's newsletter


Martin Higgs

In her pre-Christmas newsletter UHR Chair Naina Patel of the University of the Arts, London, looks at universal design, and ways to ...

Connecting the dots


Emma Brookes

UHR’s Strategic Projects and Research Manager Emma Brookes recently returned from the CUPA-HR Conference in San Diego. A year into h...

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SpringWise* 2023

Our regular seasonal webinars return with SpringWise* - and for spring 23 we've invited some of our favourite sector voices to lead webinars on a range of current issues, including trans right and gender critical beliefs, positive action, undertaking investigations, and managing large-scale HR change projects. Free to members and starting in February, all sessions are open to book now.

Information on the whole series


What to do about the reluctant complainer?

This article from VWV is one of a series published on the UHR website in the run-up to UHR’s 2022 Conference: Everyone Onboard! “It’s a difficult situation. Employee A approaches a member of the HR team and describes how they feel they have been discriminated against by colleagues but say they don't want to take the issue any further. What should HR do next?”

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Global Mobility Roundtables - bookings now live

Vialto are running face-to-face global mobility roundtables for the H E sector, in Birmingham, Edinburgh and London.

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Global Mobility: Releasing HR's strategic potential

The UK Higher Education sector continues to respond to the opportunities, and grapple with the challenges, arising from the new workforce operating models necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic and the changing regulatory landscape in general. A number of these are not limited to the UK.

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