Few HR professionals have enjoyed significant salary increases in the past couple of years. In fact, many have had their salaries frozen and some - particularly freelance and contract workers - have had to stomach a fall in rates. "Over the past More...28 February 2011 09:44
Pay awards remain settled at 2% but show signs of a gentle recovery, according to research by XpertHR.
XpertHR's January 2011 pay analysis found that, despite the median basic pay award remaining steady, there were signs that pay awards were on More...18 February 2011 00:01
A review into sickness absence, announced today as part of the Government's welfare reforms, has been welcomed by business groups. Personnel Today revealed exclusively last week that the Government would be launching a review into sickness absence, More...17 February 2011 14:31
Employers will face a bill of £23.87 billion because of a raft of employment law changes coming into force over the next four years, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has claimed. Chris Mordue, partner at Pinsent Masons, out More...15 February 2011 12:52
Job losses are set to rise sharply in the first quarter of 2011 as the full force of government cuts is felt, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Results from the CIPD's latest Labour Market Outlook suggest tha More...14 February 2011 10:58
With the Government keen to cut welfare spending, could this be the time for OH to get involved with its new Work Programme? Nic Paton reports. Even before the outcome of the Comprehensive Spending Review last month, we knew that the next few years w More...14 February 2011 00:01
I've become aware that an employee has a serious medical condition, although he hasn't told me about it. How should I handle the situation? This can be a difficult situation. You need to treat it with sensitivity and care, taking account of potential More...11 February 2011 09:40
National Grid has selected P&MM Employee Benefits to manage its employee discount scheme for a second year. National Grid is an international electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world and plays a More...11 February 2011 00:00
Personnel Today's Smart Buyer provides expert guidance on cycle-to-work schemes...
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Cycling to work: an introduction for employers More...09 February 2011 11:59
Jelf Employee Benefits has today unveiled a new full flex platform which aims to reinvigorate the way in which Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) communicate their benefit programmes to employees. The platform will allow small- and medium-sized organis More...09 February 2011 00:00
The coalition government has certainly made its presence felt within the healthcare industry and with the longer-term shockwaves yet to be felt, Jelf Employee Benefits makes its predictions for 2011. These include the immense strain that the NHS will fa More...07 February 2011 00:00
Specsavers Corporate Eyecare today reveals the results of comprehensive research into eyecare policies and employers’ understanding of the related regulations. Conducted among over 270 Human Resources professionals, the research represents more than 420 More...05 February 2011 00:00
Now Health International – http://www.now-health.com/ - launches today as the newest international private medical insurance (IPMI) provider in the sector. The company enters the market with a suite of products able to satisfy the ful More...27 January 2011 00:00
The Events & Communications division of P&MM, specialising in incentive travel, corporate events and product launches, has reported a 23 per cent rise in incentive travel enquiries during 2010 for projects for that year, 2011 and 2012. E More...27 January 2011 00:00
Business groups have welcomed government plans to get more young people into work by extending the length of time they can spend doing work experience without losing benefits. The aim is to allow unemployed 18- to 21-year-olds the chance to build up More...24 January 2011 15:48
Pay awards concluded in January 2011 are worth more than those for the same period in 2010, according to research published today.
According to data from XpertHR , in the second half of 2010 pay awards stood at a median 2% incre More...21 January 2011 00:00
School leavers will be given the chance to study accountancy at university without paying tuition fees, in a new scheme offered by professional services firm KPMG. In September 2011, around 75 students will be given the chance to start a six-year pr More...18 January 2011 14:22
Reading the reports over the last few weeks that trail the coalition Government's plans for employment law reform, it's tempting to feel sorry for Andy Coulson, the embattled former editor of the News of the World, currently communication More...18 January 2011 10:20
The Pensions Bill, which will introduce auto-enrolment and bring forward a rise in state pension age, has been described as "good news for businesses" by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). Employers will be required to automatically en More...13 January 2011 16:52
Employers who deliberately flout the national minimum wage law will be named and shamed in press notices, as well as being prosecuted. The Government announced the scheme in October and it came into effect alongside amendments to how travel expenses More...13 January 2011 15:24