Welcome to the latest edition of the PSD HR InFocus, in which we offer a number of very interesting pieces focusing on diversity, engagement and mental well-being.

In this edition, we are showcasing three HR professionals who are at the cutting edge of the profession. We hope that you enjoy the content and your feedback is always welcome. PSD's HR Practice has been established for over 20 years and we recruit board, management and executive professionals globally across all industry sectors. We are always happy to provide background information about the HR profession and the regular publishing of our HR InFocus keeps PSD in the minds eye of the key people involved in HR.  Our objective is to build long standing and successful partnerships with our clients and candidates.

Colin Minto, a talent attraction, mental well-being and culture change advisor with over 20 years of experience has contributed a very thought-provoking piece on his approach to embracing mental difference and driving business productivity.  Craig McCoy reflects on his time influencing and directing the engagement of an international business with 22 million customers in his article about employee engagement.  And lastly, David D'Souza, Membership Director for CIPD, shares his thoughts on the responsibility of diversity and disability agendas.  

I look forward to hearing any feedback you have on the articles & a special thank you again to Colin, Craig & David for their special contributions.

Peter Francis
Head of HR

Articles

How to enable Mental Difference to drive business productivity

How to enable Mental Difference to drive business productivity

Colin Minto is a Talent Attraction, Retention, Mental Wellbeing and Culture Change specialist. He has become a trusted advisor for global complex businesses in transforming their resourcing and digital attraction strategies. Here he opens up about his own mental health experience, and demonstrates his step by step approach on how organisations can embrace and leverage mental difference to drive business productivity.

Diversity & Disability- HR's Responsibility

Diversity & Disability- HR's Responsibility

The area of diversity is rightly raising its profile on the agenda of employers as they look to make their workforce more aligned to their clients’ populations.

The Importance of Employee Engagement

The Importance of Employee Engagement

With the economy improving, the issue of employee engagement and the retention of staff is high on the agenda for organisations.