The Agenda for Change pay system for NHS employees has so far failed to deliver promised productivity improvements, according to the government spending watchdog.
A National Audit Office report said although the NHS has successfully transferred 1. More...29 January 2009 16:15
In an attempt to provide practical advice and guidance to organisations in the current economic climate, the organisation development consultancy, Echelon , is offering its customers free access to a paper on ‘retaining customers in an economic downtur More...13 January 2009 10:58
More than a third of workers are suffering from stress due to problems with personal finances, research has found.
A poll of 200 HR professionals by insurance giant AXA also found that respondents in almost a quarter of firms felt the majority of th More...13 November 2008 11:08
In today's climate, many employers are looking to cut costs without actually making redundancies. A short-term solution worth considering is the introduction of short-time working. However, while this can be an effective way to make savings without reduc More...13 November 2008 08:59
Luxury yacht builder Fairline Boats has drastically cut the hours of hundreds of workers due to the economic crisis.
The Northamptonshire firm has announced that four of the its five production lines will work just two days a week from this week unt More...11 November 2008 14:00
Managers are worse at saying 'thank you' than they were 10 years ago, according to a survey. A poll of 1,088 workers by business consultancy Maritz found UK businesses were split between 'thankers' and 'thank nots'. More than a third claimed bosses More...10 October 2008 07:40
In today's tough economic climate, it's vital for HR to prove its value to an organisation. Alex Blyth explains how.
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A revolutionary workforce management solution, which allows cleaning contractors to monitor the whereabouts of staff using a standard mobile phone, has been launched.
Auto Time Solutions , one of the UK’s leading providers of workforce managem More...30 September 2008 10:30
The somewhat vague concept of smart working can have tangible results for employers, HR directors told delegates at Harrogate last night.
At the annual Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development conference, several HR directors claimed they More...17 September 2008 09:35
Before Generation Y came along, people obsessed with computers were called nerds, but now you're nobody without an iPod, Facebook page and a back catalogue on YouTube. Greg Pitcher looks at how HR can tap into Generation Y-ers talent for technolog More...14 September 2008 21:00
After just a few weeks working for one firm, Generation Y employees can become easily bored and may look to leave if they are not managed effectively. They crave constant feedback and close contact with their managers. So how can organisations ada More...14 September 2008 21:00
Police officers who phone in sick can expect a call from their sergeant asking them why they are not at work, it has emerged.
Police constables at Lancashire police force who phone in complaining of a cough or a cold will automatically receive a cal More...21 August 2008 09:40
Employers in the UK hospitality industry provide more training than any other sector, and it has helped their retention, research has shown. The National Employer Skills Survey , which polled 79,000 employers across all industries, found two-thirds More...20 August 2008 09:30
Employers now rank energy efficiency ahead of redundancies or cutting staff bonuses as a better way to save money, a study has found.
More than half the employers polled said they were looking to save money with energy efficiency than redundancies o More...24 July 2008 10:00
We implemented flexible working last year. In the recruitment world, we've got a very flexible approach to how we hire people, and it's served us well. It's getting away from that traditional mindset that the person has got to be at the desk, and watche More...07 July 2008 14:00
Personnel Today's exclusive survey reveals that the greatest factor in workplace productivity is an environment where staff feel appreciated by their colleagues. Jo Faragher reports. Featured in this article: Key inhibitors for More...01 July 2008 08:00
Employers in North East England are being urged to actively promote health and wellbeing in the workplace in order to reduce absence rates and improve performance and productivity.
Recent government statistics show that 112,000 people in the region More...25 June 2008 16:22
Describe the key factors used to measure employee performance - formally and informally.
Most businesses will have formal, business specific, measurement criteria that are linked to the company's key indicators and business goals - you will probabl More...10 June 2008 10:00
VaLUENTiS today announces the launch of its I-solutions services to organisations.
I-solutions provides organisations with insourced and outsourced solutions on organisation intelligence:
• Human Capital Management evaluation
• Employee More...02 June 2008 16:03
Tata Interactive Systems will be showcasing its Electronic Performance Support Systems at Dynamic Contact Centre Solutions 2008, an International Quality and Productivity Centre event in Sydney, Australia.
Tata Interactive System More...20 May 2008 16:18