Pay is less important than relationships with colleagues and type of work in retaining staff, according to research released today.
The City & Guilds Happiness Index found that while 57% stayed with their current employer because of an int More...04 June 2008 14:09
The Orchid Group is gearing up for its series of national Community Projects which will take place during May.
These will all be funded by Orchid who is donating £1000 per project towards materials as well as the manpower to tackle and More...06 May 2008 10:46
Belbin are delighted to announce the dates and speakers for this year’s Belbin Conference, which is being held at St. John's College, Cambridge. They are currently awaiting confirmation of one seminars, but hope that the keynot More...06 May 2008 10:43
HR news and analysis including:
An exclusive interview with Amit Kapadia, executive director of HSMP Forum, outside the High Court in London - on the landmark ruling which stated the government acted unlawfully in changing rules to More...11 April 2008 16:19
HR news and analysis including:
an exclusive interview with skills secretary John Denham
Dragons' Den entrepreneur James Caan's thoughts on HR
employee engagement in government departments
and what is an acceptable kind of away-day whe More...04 April 2008 16:39
Commerce and Creativity has launched a comprehensive survey of the team building investments of UK private and public sector organisations.
The survey captures an overview of key areas of investment, perceived returns and issues.
More...18 March 2008 15:24
18 years since their first venture into training films, Belbin have decided to make a new film, introducing the relevance of Team Roles in today’s workplace. Their new hour-long DVD, Fire Toast and Teamwork illustrates Belbin Team Roles, and begin More...13 March 2008 17:13
An innovative online ‘personal style and behavioural preferences tool’ will be unveiled by a new company which is launching at HRD 2008.
Academy28 is releasing a 10-minute online assessment, called Your Preferences, which generates an instant More...07 March 2008 15:58
In October 2007, The Guardian covered the shift from traditional teambuilding events to a more subtle and relaxed new type of event ("Forget Paintball"). Commerce and Creativity has been launched in London to offer companies a wide range of More...22 January 2008 11:49
Christmas parties are being binned like week-old turkey, according to the first of what will surely be a stockingful of surveys tenuously related to the birth of Jesus. More than a third of organisations will not be holding festive bashes this year, More...29 November 2007 10:09
How are utility companies tackling a chronic shortage of specialist skills and attracting more women to the sector? Roger Milne and Karma Ockenden discover how three major companies are rising to the challenge. Yorkshire Water Water company staff More...12 November 2007 12:00
The strained relationship between doctors and NHS managers is affecting patient outcomes, according to research. The study, led by professor Ian Kirkpatrick of the Leeds University Business School, found that where doctors and managers get along, it More...21 August 2007 15:00
Employers that encourage their staff to play team sports have higher levels of employee satisfaction, research has shown.
The link was discovered in a nationwide poll commissioned by Standard Chartered Bank in the build-up to its Gr More...11 July 2007 16:00
The further removed you are from your employees, the less likely they will trust you, according to research.
A survey by the British association of Communicators in Business found that while seven in 10 trust their immediate boss, only four i More...11 July 2007 13:11
Undoubtedly, a day practising circus skills, undergoing a treasure hunt or learning a new instrument can be hugely enjoyable and promote a temporary sense of wellbeing, understanding and camaraderie among team members ( Personnel Today , 15 May More...29 June 2007 18:05
With one-third of staff working non-standard hours , another survey points to the challenges faced by UK employers in dealing with flexible working practices. Work undertaken by the Orange Future Enterprise coalition in a report entitled B More...27 June 2007 11:00
The CBI wants more internal training and learning activities to be given formal external accreditation. It should be a win-win opportunity for in-house learning and development departments. O ur brush with formal qualifications usually ends the mome More...19 June 2007 00:00
Ceroc dancing Organiser: Dance Extras Carolyn Harris Atkins, HR manager of JC Decaux UK , writes: JC Decaux UK has about 60 employees in its finance and administration team including human resources, IT, finance, purchasing, fleet and faciliti More...15 May 2007 08:00
Some training events bring teams closer together than others - literally. Natalie Cooper sampled circus skills, a treasure hunt, and even played in an orchestra in Personnel Today's latest road-test. More...15 May 2007 00:00
I've just become manager of a team of nine. They all have their own particular strengths, but I feel everyone could gel together better. How can I encourage the team without forcing the issue?
Becoming a manager gives you the perfect opportunity to More...30 January 2007 00:00