Research released today has found that only half of UK employers are aware of the Bribery Act, despite the fact that the legislation has now been in place for more than a year.
The research, published by professional services firm Ernst & Young, More...02 January 2013 15:13
Government sets out timetable for employment law changes
Friday 15 March 2013 14:42
The Government has set out a number of forthcoming legal amendments due to take place as a result of its employment law review, which set out to an More...02 January 2013 05:57
Effective top-level management requires both empathy with staff and the ability to apply leadership theory to practice. Sarah Witwicka and Anne Harriss explain how this affects occupational health nurses.
Never has it been more important for occupat More...01 January 2013 09:01
More than one million employees now have access to OH services delivered by providers accredited through the Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Service (SEQOHS) system. SEQOHS is managed by the Royal College of Physicians on behalf of the F More...01 January 2013 00:01
Changes to the adoption system will involve allowing prospective adoptive parents the right to take time off work to meet the children they are adopting, as well as increasing paid leave to bring it in line with that offered to biological parents. Th More...24 December 2012 11:50
This year was one of ups and downs for HR teams. Engagement levels continued to struggle as staff had to do more with fewer resources, while scandals at high-profile employers such as the BBC and Barclays highlighted how much trust has been lost in More...20 December 2012 11:16
A video guide has been launched by Acas to help managers tasked with delivering news of redundancies to their employees.
Acas has coined the term "redundancy envoy" to describe those whose role involves communicating news of redundancies to other st More...17 December 2012 13:21
The Employee Relations Institute (ERI) has been formally launched, with the aim of improving relationships between employers and staff and help reduce the number of workplace disputes. As well as offering advice and guidance to its members in More...14 December 2012 00:01
Managers who fail to take responsibility, pass on stress, panic over deadlines and tell staff what to do rather than consulting them while doing so unnoticed are just as damaging to organisations as managers with more obviously negative "David Brent-lik More...14 December 2012 00:01
The events that propelled the BBC into a full-scale crisis in autumn 2012 involved only a tiny minority of staff at the broadcaster. The first group were the handful of editors and managers who decided to pull a programme exposing the late Jimmy Savile More...12 December 2012 16:20
Personnel Today looks at how the appraisal process can be best utilised.
Manager sits down with employee. They discuss how work has gone for the past 12 months, run through a checklist of questions provided by HR and set targets for the next 12 mont More...11 December 2012 17:30
Employers that carry out equal pay audits, offer flexible working and aim to tackle unconscious bias in their organisations are more likely to benefit from diverse workforces and promote women to senior positions. This is according to a report r More...11 December 2012 12:22
The rise in the use of social media is a real worry for many employers. Employment lawyer Joanna Dodd says that in the recent case of Smith v Trafford Housing Association , the issue of employee monitoring has again caused controversy, not least b More...10 December 2012 11:44
The most arresting thing about General Electric (GE) is its sheer size. Across the world, the company employs more than 300,000 people in diverse divisions, producing everything from MRI scanners to aircraft engines. Sameena Bashey, country HR director More...07 December 2012 16:33
As the nation celebrates news of another royal baby in the making, all eyes will be on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge over the coming months to see exactly what kind of parents they will be, both in the run-up to the birth and afterwards.
For Pri More...06 December 2012 15:32
A personality clash between HR and financial services managers may have contributed to - and even exacerbated - the recent financial crisis, according to research by assessment company Talent Q. The study , which involved carrying out personal More...05 December 2012 14:25
The Government has published its response to the consultation on employee-owner contracts, under which employers could offer shares to staff in exchange for sacrificing some of their employment rights. The consultation was launched in October , afte More...05 December 2012 12:03
Personnel Today's webinar on the topic of metrics in talent management, which took place on Tuesday 27 November 2012, has now been archived and is available to watch. Register now to view this free webinar This webinar, presented in ass More...27 November 2012 14:00
Improving the talent pipeline of female leaders at work could benefit businesses to the tune of £5 billion a year, yet HR professionals neither recognise the potential returns nor the ambitions of female managers they employ, a report has found.
Th More...26 November 2012 15:38
One-third of UK employees are looking for new roles because they are unhappy at work and almost nine in 10 do not feel they receive the training they need to do their jobs, according to research released today.
The findings from business cons More...22 November 2012 16:25