The number of civil servants grew by more than 12,000 in the year to April 2004, official figures reveal.
According to the Office for National Statistics, the number of civil servants rose from 511,300 to 523,580, an increase of 2.4 per cent.
The i More...22 October 2004 14:43
Organisational development (OD) is a term increasingly bandied about within companies. The jobs section in this magazine will probably feature appointments requiring responsibility for organisational development. But ask a manager or HR specialist wha More...05 October 2004 12:52
After several years in decline, global information agency Reuters is at last getting back on track. Global HR director Mark Sandham explains how.
Reuters is the last major news organisation to leave Fleet Street - its add More...24 August 2004 10:27
Last year, Toyota overtook Ford in terms of vehicle sales - and it says much of the drive behind its success is down to its staff management. More...22 June 2004 15:30
HR must get to grips with cultural differences if offshore outsourcing is to succeed. More...11 May 2004 10:17
Embracing changes in HR delivery, such as self service and outsourcing, must be handled with extreme caution. More...27 April 2004 12:20
Catering services company Sodexho needed to overhaul its processes to become more commercially focused
Sodexho provides catering and support services for UK businesses. It works with the public and private sectors and counts th More...23 March 2004 14:57
John Seddon argues that command and control cultures are failing organisations and that HR should drive forward new ways of working More...16 March 2004 09:50
Hugh Thompson finds out how entrepreneurs get more out of their staff than some of their bigger corporate rivals More...24 February 2004 09:27
Want to communicate effectively with staff? Try engaging with them. More...03 February 2004 12:51
Roger Evans explains how succession planning and coaching canget the UK's chief executives and their businesses back on course More...01 February 2004 09:48
Who are the greatest HR directors of all time? Scott Beagrie conducts a global search for HR giants, and comes to some intriguing conclusions More...13 January 2004 14:28