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RESEARCHING CYCLE TO WORK
Cycling to work: an introduction for employers More...09 February 2011 11:59
One employee in five believes that they are likely to lose their job, according to research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD). The CIPD's Employee Outlook Survey found that public sector workers were the most c More...04 February 2011 11:52
Employers face a sustained increase in workplace unrest as staff work longer and harder without greater reward. This is according to the State of Human Resources survey by Kings College London and law firm Speechly Bircham, which found that half of More...03 February 2011 10:06
In an international organisation with a large workforce it is challenging to get everyone behind the same company goals. Intercontinental Hotel Group's (IHG) Tracy Robbins, Personnel Today's 2010 HR director of the year, not only achieved this, she More...25 January 2011 17:13
More than 800 HR professionals gathered at the Park Lane Hilton in London last week for the 12th annual Personnel Today Awards, buzzing with excitement as comedian Marcus Brigstocke announced the all-important winners.
With a total of 17 More...08 December 2010 13:49
With Christmas only three weeks away, Personnel Today and XpertHR present a seasonal feast of employment related questions, case studies and advice on everything from managing the office Christmas party to employing seasonal temps...
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Snow, ice and extreme temperatures continue to plunge the UK into chaos, meaning that HR and employers have more people-related challenges than usual regarding: absence and attendance, pay, leave, health and safety and the rights of their staff. More...01 December 2010 15:54
Job satisfaction has shown a surprise increase during the autumn according to the CIPD's latest quarterly employee outlook survey, although there are worrying findings from the public sector.
The survey of more than 2,000 employees reveals More...29 November 2010 13:11
Employers that force staff to work on April 2011's extra bank holiday will create "huge resentment" among their workforce, the TUC has warned.
Warning: there will also be an additional bank holiday in 2012
In 2012 there will be a More...26 November 2010 12:45
Employers benefit more from helping workers achieve company goals than trying to engage workers in them, as employees share the same objectives, according to a report by the Work Foundation. "Understanding the deal" - the fourth report in the Wo More...22 November 2010 14:59
At a time when financial pressures are affecting businesses, what can they do to protect employees from knock-on effects? Dr Katherine Ashby reports. Money is something everyone has to deal with directly or indirectly on a day-to-day basis - from buy More...08 November 2010 00:01
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Figures from the charity Mind suggest that one in fo More...08 October 2010 13:16
With people spending more time at work during the recession, employers can help their staff beat stress by encouraging them to take more exercise, say Sue Cartwright and Cary Cooper. The majority of the working age population currently spend 60% of t More...15 September 2010 12:47
Q I've inherited HR staff who are interested only in their own remits. How do I encourage them to take a greater interest in their profession, and to help me develop a motivated team?
The HR expert's view
Involve them. Have they bee More...04 August 2010 09:32
John Ainley, group HR director at insurance firm Aviva, writes about the company's rebrand and how employees were engaged in the changes. When companies go through a rebrand, the measure of success is usually judged to be how well the change is perce More...30 July 2010 12:11
UK employee engagement remains critically low because employers are "barking up the wrong tree" and focusing on the wrong things, according to new research published today. The Training Foundation's White Paper on employee engagement said while em More...15 July 2010 14:55
AIM-listed HR consultancy Savile Group has been ranked 16th in the Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For 2010, which this year had 571 SMEs vying for a place. It was the first time the Group had entered the awards.
’Jonathan Cohen, Chai More...13 July 2010 13:16
Kenexa (NASDAQ:KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced the expansion of its relationship with Unilever to support the global company with employee engagement surveys and improved action planning capability More...12 July 2010 14:00
Many employers will want to be seen as being reasonable with their employees this World Cup and with the first two England matches falling kindly for them (as they are outside of most people’s normal working hours) it is only the third game against Slo More...11 June 2010 13:00
Employers are running the risk of discrimination claims over their World Cup flexible working policies, employment lawyers have warned. The warning follows a survey of 352 business leaders and HR professionals by law firm DLA Piper which reveal More...01 June 2010 07:00