With the London Olympics just two years away, British athletes are in serious training. What can the HR profession learn from their cutting-edge motivational methods? Virginia Matthews investigates. More...11 January 2010 15:40
The Conservatives have pledged to cut administration in the NHS by a third, publish staff performance data, and link GPs' pay to the quality of their work. Unveiling the party's draft NHS manifesto, David Cameron promised administration in the NHS More...04 January 2010 17:31
British managers lack the ability to handle poor performance and give feedback, according to over 13,000 employees in both the public and private sectors. Shine Feedback’s 360 degree survey results show managers’ behaviours are rated consis More...07 October 2009 16:21
Pilots are being put under pressure to fly when they are too tired, increasing the risk of a serious accident, the Daily Mail has reported.
The British Airline Pilots' Association (Balpa) has warned new European Union rules over flying hours More...05 October 2009 09:05
A fullL service HR company is celebrating its second anniversary with ambitious plans to double turnover and staff numbers for the third year running.
Client demand has seen Newcastle-based Exclusive Human Resources add services including HR More...02 October 2009 10:35
No matter how much you're spending on new HR software, nobody likes to think they are paying more than they need to. We provide four steps to avoiding an overspend. mktoMunchkin("589-ITG-580"); Most organisations could reduce what they spend More...01 October 2009 09:47
Buying HR information systems and software will inevitably involve writing a business case. A recent survey revealed that three-quarters of UK human resources managers are uncomfortable writing business cases. However, in a tough economic climate, knowi More...01 October 2009 09:47
Now in its ninth year, the Top 40 Power Players aims to recognise HR's most prominent and influential professionals; those who have played a part in bringing people issues to the top of the business agenda and been a shining light for th More...28 September 2009 09:00
Cornerstone’s robust suite of career management tools help organizations align employee career aspirations and development plans with strategic business imperatives
Leading learning and talent management software provider Cornerstone OnDemand In More...24 September 2009 12:03
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The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has been branded "unfair" after it emerged that chief executive Jackie Orme received a bonu More...23 September 2009 15:57
The Prime Minister has called for a "claw-back" system on bankers' bonuses if awards are not based on long-term success.
Brown told the Financial Times : "I understand all the difficulties because we're dealing with very many global financial cen More...01 September 2009 09:02
The UK ranks 16th out of 30 OECD countries on central government management and policy implementation, a report published today has revealed.
The State of the Service report, compiled using Freedom of Information data, staff surveys and Whiteha More...27 July 2009 09:53
Performance improvement company Grass Roots has produced a trilogy of ‘Little Red Books’ to illustrate the way it helps clients tackle issues with their three key audiences: Customers, Employees and Channel Partners.
Each Little Red Book sets More...16 July 2009 14:45
Successful businessman turned franchisee and motivational speaker, Basil Plews , has published a new book to help would-be businesspeople to learn about the secrets of buying and running a successful franchised business.
'The Franchise Way', More...09 July 2009 15:14
By Gill Hibberd, president of the Public Sector People Managers' Association More...06 July 2009 09:05
Element 78 Solutions Ltd , developers of Carbon360 appraisal software, has confirmed its consultancy capabilities with its second bespoke solution for Dunnhumby. Following global implementation of Carbon360, Element78 assisted development of an More...03 July 2009 11:53
The finance watchdog has exposed serious flaws in how City HR teams vet candidates for top banking jobs. Since December, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has scrutinised applications for senior roles such as chief executive, finance director More...20 May 2009 10:24
Defra's HR chief has admitted that Whitehall's imminent move to shared services may take two years to become fully operational.
A Treasury report by former Logica boss Martin Read, endorsed in the Budget last month, said up to 30% cost savings cou More...07 May 2009 10:27
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
Research carried out by Pario HR Solutions , a specialist consultancy, has revealed that almost half the employees in UK companies are 'marking time' and managers are failing to create the conditions for high performance required to lift organ More...19 March 2009 16:29