The main challenge for UK employers over the next six months will be retaining key talent. That’s according to the new half yearly market report and salary survey from specialist executive PA and office support recruiter Crone Corkill .
Almos More...15 September 2009 15:27
Toyota reassured staff yesterday that there would be no redundancies as it conceded that it could close one of the two production lines at its Burnaston plant in Derbyshire.
The world's biggest carmaker argued that it is cheaper to have one product More...27 August 2009 09:46
Women workers are weathering the recession better than men, the Mirror has reported.
The fairer sex are more likely to hold onto their jobs despite rising unemployment, according to a new report by CELRE National Management Salary Survey&n More...27 August 2009 09:12
Skills shortages continue to afflict employers despite rising unemployment and could damage their competitiveness in the recovery.
Employers and recruitment agencies have warned that many positions, including those of head teachers, nuclear engine More...26 August 2009 08:23
MPs are demanding that their £65,000-a-year salary be raised to a six-figure sum to ensure parliament attracted "quality" people.
In an attempt to reform MPs' allowances and pay following the expenses scandal which broke earlier this year, the Commi More...24 August 2009 08:53
Retention rates at Asda are at an all-time high, the supermarket giant has claimed. According to the retailer, 67,000 employees have clocked up at least five years' service – an increase of 10% on last year. Staff retention has steadily impro More...17 August 2009 12:14
Retaining top talent from overseas needs to become a priority for HR if the UK is to prevent more skilled foreign workers from leaving the country, one expert has claimed.
More than 3 million immigrants to the UK in the past 30 years have subsequent More...07 August 2009 11:58
The CIPD has repeated calls for employers to invest in staff if they are to retain them after the recession. The warning comes as new figures reveal that more than one-third of workers want to change their careers once the economic crisis is over. More...24 July 2009 17:00
By Gill Hibberd, president of the Public Sector People Managers' Association More...06 July 2009 09:05
More than 2,000 British Airways workers at a mass meeting this morning denounced the airline's plans to reduce costs by cutting jobs and freezing pay as an "assault" on their terms and conditions and voted to reject the proposals. Conciliation More...06 July 2009 00:00
EXCLUSIVE The Royal Bank of Scotland's HR director has said he hopes to address the ailing bank's problems through a rigorous overhaul of talent management and leadership programmes. Neil Roden, group HR director for RBS, told Personnel Today tha More...29 June 2009 10:59
Personnel Today has joined forces with sister title Community Care in a bid to improve the image of social work and highlight the acute recruitment and retention problems the sector faces.
Community Care magazine launched its Stand Up Now for More...19 June 2009 10:37
British Airways has offered 40,000 staff the option to work for free for up to a month to protect their jobs and help the troubled carrier navigate the global recession. But how do you sell such a potentially explosive idea to your workforce? And More...18 June 2009 10:38
The use of recruitment and employment agencies* is falling - a trend that is likely to continue in the current economic climate, according to a survey by Personnel Today's sister publication IRS Employment Review .
The survey of 148 employers - c More...17 June 2009 08:00
Managing internal capacity in a downturn, the main aim is to retain people and minimise the risk to jobs. Vantis is nicely placed because we've got a counter-cyclical business. In these tough economic conditions, our business advisory and corporate More...17 June 2009 08:00
One in five employees have been working for an extra 25 hours a week unpaid during the recession - equivalent to an extra three days of work, new research has revealed. The 'employee attitudes in the credit crunch' survey of 1,000 employees conducted More...16 June 2009 09:24
Business owners should look to Britain’s Got Talent for inspiration, says Lesley Meechan, director of Learning and Development at one of Britain’s largest business support organisations, GO Group .
The best staff are often the first to jump sh More...12 June 2009 14:26
Identifying which members of staff need to be recruited and retained through the downturn - the real 'keepers' - is crucial if companies are to emerge effectively into the eventual upturn. David Binning reports. More...08 June 2009 14:16
Amazon's HR chief is focusing more than ever on retaining staff so that when the economic upturn comes employees are less likely to leave to join rival businesses.
Wendy Mansell, HR director for UK & Ireland, said it was crucial the firm focused More...29 May 2009 08:22
Google has come up with an algorithm to work out which of its employees feel under-used and are most likely to quit. The American internet search giant has begun crunching data from employee appraisals and promotion and pay histories in a mathematica More...20 May 2009 14:02