HR professionals are beginning to realise the potential of social media – and it’s not just about recruitment, says Jessica Twentyman.
More...15 April 2010 16:35
Recruitment and legal experts have dashed hopes that there are grounds for a legal challenge to the Agency Worker Regulations .
The Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) revealed it has obtained legal opinion suggesting that parts More...15 April 2010 09:51
Excavator manufacturer JCB will hire up to 200 new workers to meet an increase in demand.
The Staffordshire-based firm was forced to let go of almost 2,000 jobs during the recession but an "improvement in some markets" has helped, JCB's chief e More...15 April 2010 09:40
A single mother who is suing the Army after it offered little support with childcare is seeking £1.1m in damages, it has emerged.
Tilern DeBique, a former soldier, won a sexual and racial discrimination case after being told that the army was "uns More...15 April 2010 09:32
A former employee is suing Hotel Du Vin after the way it handled an attack on him by a customer.
Mieczyslaw Ratayczyk, 28, a former bistro manager at the Birmingham hotel, said he was hit across the face by an angry customer but claimed he More...15 April 2010 09:24
The latest discrimination case involving a Christian nurse who refused to remove her crucifix at work shows that employers are failing to exercise caution when implementing and enforcing dress codes at work, employment experts have warned.
Shirley C More...08 April 2010 09:39
The government is to announce proposals today to force companies to make public what they are doing to increase the number of women in senior roles. Ministers have asked the Financial Reporting Council to consider adding a clause to the UK corporate More...08 March 2010 09:32
Asda today announced plans to work with Unite the union to tackle discrimination against migrant workers .
The supermarket chain will require its UK meat and poultry suppliers to stop paying migrant workers less than UK nationals for the same w More...08 March 2010 08:47
The retail sector's travails have been among the most public of the recession, with several iconic high-street names disappearing altogether. In our latest sector focus, Guy Sheppard looks at what HR has done to maintain its status, despite cuts to its budgets and staff.
More...03 March 2010 13:14
More managers left their jobs voluntarily in the past year than in the preceding 12 months, despite the recession, latest research from XpertHR salary survey reveals.
The research, carried out jointly by XpertHR Salary Surveys and More...23 February 2010 08:37
Incoming Marks & Spencer chief executive Marc Bolland will be prevented from poaching executives from Morrisons for a year, it has emerged .
Bolland, who is set to join M&S on 1 May with a £15m 'golden hello', will be banned from recr More...22 February 2010 08:38
The Conservatives have reiterated a pledge to create public sector worker co-operatives to enable staff to decide how the services they provide are run.... More...15 February 2010 13:27
The working week should be cut to 21 hours to boost employment and the economy, a think-tank has suggested. The New Economics Foundation said the reduction in hours would help to ease unemployment and overwork, while helping staff to become more prod More...15 February 2010 08:25
HR must take a more sustainable view of business performance, develop greater organisational insight and become provocative leaders, the industry's professional body has advised.
Publishing its Next Generation HR research, the Chartered Institut More...12 February 2010 10:53
Savile Group Plc, the AIM listed human resources consultancy, has been awarded 3 star status in the 2010 Best Companies to Work For accreditation. Only 50 companies in the UK achieved 3 star status out of 773 which received accreditation. More...05 February 2010 13:00
More than 1,000 people have joined an online campaign calling on police chiefs to scrap a plan to reduce the number of officers patrolling in pairs. The campaign, hosted on social networking site Facebook, appears to be supported by a number of polic More...01 February 2010 10:22
Nearly seven in 10 HR professionals have identified a "huge need" to ensure managers have the skills to manage the aftermath of the recession, Personnel Today can exclusively reveal.
A Henley Business School study of 119 HR profess More...26 January 2010 00:01
HR news and analysis including: The banning of pre-employment health questionnaires under a new clause in the Equality Bill Tim Miller, Standard Chartered Bank’s HR chief and Personnel Today’s 2009 top HR power player, discusses the impact of t More...22 January 2010 17:19
HR risks being "budgeted out" of business unless it shows more muscle and ensures it is driving organisational change, the Met Police's HR chief has warned.
Martin Tiplady told delegates at the European HR Directors Business Summit in Birmingham t More...20 January 2010 17:25
Last year was a rocky one for most industries, with the construction and housebuilding sectors among the worst hit. Why, then, does Barratt Developments HR director Jayne Mee feel so chipper? Tara Craig finds out. More...19 January 2010 12:51