Following on from their own successful seminars in Winter 2007, Appleyards are launching a new programme for 2008. The Impact & Influence seminars are made-to-measure training courses for anyone seeking to influence their life more within work More...06 February 2008 16:51
National Recruitment Group, HR GO plc, enters their 50th year within the recruitment industry in style!
From over 60 HR GO locations throughout the UK, 250 employees came together in Ashford, Kent, to attend the company’s first Employee Excel More...06 February 2008 15:13
In case you haven't noticed, there is a not-so-secret campaign being waged by the government to directly control the management of public sector pay deals . The economy is moving into uncertain territory, which always makes governments nervous, but More...04 February 2008 13:00
The BBC and its unions have reached an agreement in principle over plans to axe 1,800 jobs over the next five years. BBC director-general Mark Thompson announced the plans in October 2007 as part of a cost-cutting drive in response to a funding s More...28 January 2008 16:30
Housing charity Shelter is on a collision course with its staff after making changes to their terms and conditions. Unions have accused the charity's management of "bullying" staff into accepting inferior contracts, and have threatened strike acti More...24 January 2008 09:17
Police were called in to free the British director of an ice cream factory in Saint-Dizier, France, last week, after he was held hostage by angry workers. Prakesh Patel was outlining redundancy terms for more than half of 493 employees at the Unilev More...22 January 2008 14:24
2007 was a record year for employee involvement specialist Involve, which recorded a record £4.8m turnover, added a wealth of new blue-chip clients, won industry awards and successfully rebranded - from The Eventworks.
TNS, E.ON, npower, ING, ITV an More...14 January 2008 09:51
Human resources news and analysis including:
a look at what 2008 has in prospect for employers
the first major tribunal outcome of the year - a heterosexual employee has won damages regarding her sexual orientation
a new government cam More...04 January 2008 13:35
Unions representing workers at BAA have called off the threat of strike action in a row over pensions.
The Spanish-owned company, which runs seven UK airports including Heathrow and Gatwick, has backed down on its plans to close its final salary pe More...03 January 2008 15:41
Health service staff must be trained on data security following the scandal that saw junior doctors' personal details placed on the internet, the Information Commissioner has ruled.
The government watchdog yesterday found that the Department o More...20 December 2007 12:00
This week sees the launch of a new Feedback system that goes completely against the grain of contemporary human resource and corporate practice.
Dealing face-to-face with difficult issues such as areas of low performance and problematic More...13 December 2007 17:20
Nearly eight out of 10 employers would rather pay off a former employee with a grievance if the cost of fighting their claim outweighs the cost of a compromise agreement, according to research by Personnel Today's sister publication, Employment Revie More...12 December 2007 08:00
With Legal and General's Health Uncovered research showing that 23% of full-time British workers never take a break from work , does the UK workforce need to be told to have a rest?
One in 10 (12%) of senior managers say they don't take holi More...27 November 2007 00:00
After five years at the helm of HR at the Royal Mail, Tony McCarthy is heading off to British Airways. But what lies in store for his successor?
One of the highest-profile jobs in HR is now up for grabs, and although the successful candidate will be More...26 November 2007 12:00
The TUC has issued a rallying call to Aussies living in the UK to vote to restore workers' rights in the Australian elections held this coming weekend.
An estimated 500,000 Australians live in this country, and can vote from now until 24 Novem More...20 November 2007 08:03
'Corporate hospitality' is a phrase guaranteed to strike fear into a human resources (HR) professional's heart. Helen McCormick reports on the risks of work-related 'jollies'. Has there ever been a case of 'man overboard' on your firm's teambuilding More...19 November 2007 15:43
The arbitration and conciliation service Acas saves employers, employees and the taxpayer almost £800m a year, according to a new report. A study by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research found that every pound of taxpayer money inv More...15 November 2007 13:01
American legislators have introduced laws that ban federal employees from using public money to buy first- or business class airline tickets. Previously, the rules only allowed such travel for employees with security concerns, physical disabilities, More...13 November 2007 11:20
College Hill announces that it has invested in instinctif, a specialist consultancy in employee and customer engagement.
This investment is a further step in College Hill’s strategy to provide a full set of business communication tools for More...08 November 2007 11:44
Employee opinion surveys (EOS) – also known as staff opinion surveys, employee surveys, employee attitude surveys or employee engagement surveys – are used by organisations to measure core aspects of employees’ work experiences. More...31 October 2007 15:22