Last month, our SuccessFactors experts in Italy, France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, hosted a series of events across Europe for HR professionals looking to start or accelerate their journey to HR in the Cloud. The general consensus across Europe is that ‘employees engage better in a digital HR environment’.
The referendum on the UK membership of the European Union is just around the corner. With it comes the possibility of a future where Britain gets to change and revisit some of the employment legislation currently decided upon by the EU. While it is hard to predict which laws the Government would include in such a review, there are a few obvious candidates that have been a thorn in the flesh of British businesses for a while now.
It has been difficult for anyone living, working, or with an interest in Europe to avoid the "Brexit" debate. As I write, there is only one certainty; after the vote on June 23, the UK will either be in or out of Europe. Even then, we will have no true view of the impact this decision will have for employers and their employees. It will be up to two years before the new set of relationship rules will be in place.
The working world has changed, and it will continue to do so as job functions evolve, new technologies are introduced and peaks and troughs in the economy each play their parts in changing the ever structure of the workforce. I've written before about the notion of tenure, permanency and lifetime employment being gone. So too has the traditional "reward package".