Across the globe, millions of people will for the next month be transfixed by the World Cup – the most spectacular team competition in the world. But while the exertions of Rooney, Ronaldo, Messi and their team mates will undoubtedly More...11 June 2010 14:13
Something like two-thirds of UK employers ban employees from online social networking at work. To some extent, this action is understandable; there are risks from the use of social networking and other social media tools, writes media blogger John More...19 April 2010 00:01
With little over a month to go until the introduction of the new fit-note system, it seems there is already disquiet within the HR profession over how it will work in practice. One of the biggest problems with the new system is the fact that GPs will More...17 February 2010 11:53
Unilever Europe recently combined their Sustainability Technology Platform meeting with a 2 day Leadership and Team Building programme at My Peak Potential's residential training facility in the Bavarian Alps.
Arriving from all corners of Eu More...23 November 2009 12:57
As businesses seek to survive the downturn, ideas and sharing those ideas is essential, but cut backs in travel costs and face-to-face meetings are proving a challenge to creativity, according to research* released today by Cisco WebEx .
The More...30 September 2009 14:38
Craggan Outdoors and The Imagination Workshop are delighted to announce the launch of an exciting collaboration, bringing something brand new to the world of team building. We offer companies and organisations a combination of indoor and More...03 September 2009 13:59
Police chiefs sent 550 officers on a positive thinking course encouraging them to "smile" and tell revellers to "have a good time", the Daily Mail has reported.
Almost a quarter of Leicestershire's 2,300 officers were sent on a one day More...27 August 2009 14:35
One of the fastest growing team building and training agencies in the UK, Outside Adventure , has created a Mongolian Ger tent village on Eastnor Castle Estate .
These 4 or 5 bedded Ger Tents now offer up to 45 people a warm More...19 June 2009 10:01
MI5 did not have enough staff to adequately follow up terrorist leads in the run-up to the 7 July bombings in London. A report by the Intelligence and Security Committee said the intelligence agency's teams were stretched almost to breaking poi More...20 May 2009 09:52
A selection of intrepid Personnel Today hacks recently took part in a fencing lesson, and found that looking silly in a mask, flailing a rubber sword, makes for a great team bonding day. Helen Williams reports. Do you know your feint from your fo More...14 April 2009 10:24
Teamwork has taken a dent during the recession as UK workers show a natural reaction to protect their own jobs in the downturn, shows new independent research released by BT Business today .
Just 19 per cent say they prefer to work with colle More...31 March 2009 11:43
Microsoft's learning and development chief has halved turnover of talented employees by matching them to experienced mentors using "dating agency" software. At the CMI management and leadership development forum, Gary Gilligan, learning and developme More...31 March 2009 10:25
A workshop showing how team leaders can resolve conflict and improve team performance, using a proven model that builds on strengths and successes, will be held in St Albans on 24-25 February 2009 by The Solutions Focus .
Called Team coaching More...18 March 2009 14:29
Organisation development consultancy Echelon has partnered with the Institute of Payroll Professionals (IPP) to launch an online learning resource to help the Institute’s members achieve their continuing professional development (CPD) aims.
Based More...06 March 2009 14:49
A 'spy school' team bonding day turned out to be less about black ties, private jets and gadgets and more about mud, clay pigeon shooting and silly outfits.
The word 'spy' is an evocative one. Who hasn't dreamed of snooping around, armed with impr More...03 February 2009 15:42
A new service which enables organisations to sell the time of their staff has been welcomed by the TUC.
StaffShare allows organisations to register individuals, who could be under-utilised or at risk of redundancy, on a website offering their More...05 January 2009 11:53
Last month, Personnel Today published exclusive research dispelling some of the myths about younger workers .
So-called Generation Y employees - mainly those born in the 1980s - are traditionally thought to care less about More...14 October 2008 14:23
Wychavon District Council has been crowned the best council to work for in an annual competition. The council - based in Worcestershire - beat scores of other local authorities in the contest run by workplace engagement consultancy Best Compani More...25 September 2008 12:25
A paramedic has come under fire for not cutting short his lunch break to help a woman who had suffered a heart attack.
An ambulance technician responded to an emergency call in Fraserburgh, Scotland, but was not accompanied by a paramedic, who was More...22 September 2008 14:30
Inspired Lives , based in Salford Quays, now offers teams in organisations a proven methodology to increase team performance and create sustainable team culture .
Working in collaboration with US based Team Coaching International (TCI), Insp More...07 August 2008 08:55