Ernst & Young is celebrating double success in this year’s Business in the Community’s Big Tick awards. The Big Four professional services firm was listed in both the Workplace Impact and Community Impact categories. The Big Tick is More...05 June 2008 10:55
This fantastic achievement means that Huxley Associates is one of just a few companies to have been presented with the prestigious Laureate award by the Great Places to Work institute.
The result was announced during a glitzy ceremony held a More...05 June 2008 10:52
I played a big part in a property rationalisation programme called 'The Way We Work', where we moved people from 51 offices to three.
It turned into a very big change in culture, and has had a really great knock-on effect in terms of what we're try More...27 May 2008 00:00
Health and Safety Executive chair Judith Hackitt has called on HR professionals to ensure lessons learned from disasters such as the Buncefield oil explosion are not ignored. Hackitt said that ensuring knowledge was recorded and passed down throug More...02 May 2008 09:15
Just before his surprise resignation, Liberal Democrat leader Sir Menzies Campbell blasted both the Labour and Conservative parties for failing to provide adequate housing for the armed forces, despite the current difficulties in retaining staff. More...16 October 2007 10:50
On Friday 20 July 2007 at 2.11pm, Gloucestershire County Council staff received a global e-mail: "Begin to make arrangements to get home safely. Non-essential staff to leave immediately." The ensuing floods crisis created the biggest single emergency More...21 August 2007 00:00
A badly designed, poorly organised work environment is detrimental to productivity and health. Sally O'Reilly reports. More...15 May 2007 00:00
Risk is a natural part of running a business. But how does an organisation ensure it manages those risks effectively? More...01 May 2007 12:25
Businesses that fail to think about their employees' work environment are risking the wellbeing of their staff, according to the results of a survey .
An overwhelming 92% of 342 private sector senior HR professionals questioned believed the ph More...23 April 2007 11:20
Some 5,000 nurses are currently being treated for back pain, and the rising number of obese patients on wards is continuing to put the health and safety of nurses at risk, back experts have warned. The British Chiropractic Association (BCA) has said More...19 April 2007 09:44
Desk rage occurs in 14 percent of all American workplaces, according to a study of 506 American workers released today by Dr Rachelle Canter president of San Francisco career advisory firm RJC Associates and author of Make the Right Career Move: 28 More...19 April 2007 09:33
Less than half of UK organisations are preparing for business disruption, despite fears of upheaval caused by extreme weather conditions and staff loss, research has revealed. The study of 1,257 public and private sector managers, by the Charte More...21 March 2007 12:14
It's easy to underestimate the impact the work environment has on productivity. But a number of employers are reaping the benefits, discovers Roisin Woolnough. More...28 November 2006 00:00
Workers at HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have been told their desks must be clutter-free to promote "efficient business processing". The Public and Commercial Services union (PCS), which represents staff, said the moves were "dehumanising" for staff an More...15 November 2006 09:27
Environmentally friendly workers encourage good habits at work. More...31 July 2006 09:04
If you don’t like your colleagues then it might be time to make the effort because office workers are getting less personal space than ever. More...18 July 2006 12:20
Strawberry pickers get raw deal. More...14 July 2006 16:35
Hundreds of tax officers were given three days off work this week, on full pay, when the air conditioning broke down at their offices in Wales. More...07 July 2006 11:10
Bob Crow attacks London Underground for failing to act on security issues. More...07 July 2006 09:05
When temperatures soar through the roof, office productivity can fall by nearly a quarter, according to research released today. More...04 July 2006 08:07