Talking at the PricewaterhouseCoopers HR conference in Rome last month, Dave Ulrich defended his famous business partner model, and had some advice for HR professionals. More...15 April 2008 10:48
Organisations face losing skilled managers by not investing in their development and failing to motivate them, new research has suggested. The result is a disconnect between managers and leaders over the importance of motivating factors such as More...15 April 2008 08:07
COA Solutions, a provider of business and information management systems, has acquired UK HR software firm ASR Computers for an undisclosed fee.
The deal, COA's ninth in the past five years and in conjunction with its previous acquisitions of HR an More...10 April 2008 08:00
A leading employer of reservists has appealed to fellow HR professionals to fully support workers serving with the Territorial Army (TA). The plea follows employee concerns that TA soldiers have been reluctant to tell their employer of their duties a More...07 April 2008 07:42
Generation Y - individuals born after 1980 - has started to fully infiltrate the workplace. Raised by the career-minded 'baby boomer' generation (born between 1946 and 1960), this new generation is focused and ambitious in ways that are set to chall More...03 April 2008 16:46
Smaller employers (SMEs) have expressed concern over government plans to make its suppliers sign the skills pledge.
Skills secretary John Denham last week told all government departments to ensure the companies they worked with had signed the pledg More...03 April 2008 16:18
Staff at delivery firm FedEx UK are now expected to do much more than deliver parcels following the takeover of its main competitor, according to HR director Wendy Dean.
FedEx acquired ANC Express in late 2006, bringing Dean across after a 14-yea More...03 April 2008 14:47
P roof of the link between personnel expenditure and profitability should be an invaluable way of getting better HR representation on the board ('Good human resources will boost your company profits', Personnel Today, 26 February) .
And s More...10 March 2008 12:34
The government will unveil plans later today to make its much maligned identity cards compulsory for airport workers. According to a report in the FT, the Home Office plans to begin identity card trials using airport workers. Home secretary, More...06 March 2008 08:10
VaLUENTiS ’ International School of Human Capital Management has announced the increased availability of bursaries for the September 2008 and January 2009 HCMI programmes. This is due in part to the increased interest shown in the market-place by More...29 February 2008 15:06
Unite general secretary Derek Simpson is this morning meeting with Northern Rock workers in Newcastle and Sunderland as the trade union fights against job cuts at the newly nationalised bank. Simpson has called on chancellor Alistair Darling More...22 February 2008 09:05
Minority groups lose out on training in workplaces that have won the Investors in People (IIP) training award, new research suggests. A study of almost 15,000 people by Nottingham University Business School found that women, ethnic minorities, temps, More...24 January 2008 09:23
Deloitte will offer HR advice to the London 2012 Olympics team, a partner at the professional services firm confirmed last week. A handful of Deloitte consultants from its human capital practice will be seconded to the London Organising Committee of More...22 January 2008 08:07
As much as I agree with Duncan Brown's main points regarding business impact being a top priority for human resources ('Demonstrating business impact should be top priority for HR', Personnel Today , 20 November), I wondered whether he is referrin More...08 January 2008 00:00
VaLUENTiS’ International School of Human Capital Management has announced an expanded portfolio of Executive 3-day courses relating to human capital management and strategy. Alongside the flagship HCMI qualification, HC Practitioner and profes More...02 January 2008 11:54
Fears that domestic legislation will be passed giving temporary workers full employment rights have grown after EU ministers failed to reach agreement on the Agency Workers Directive last week. The UK government was one of the few that opposed th More...10 December 2007 10:30
VaLUENTiS’ International School of Human Capital Management has announced that there is one private sector bursary and one public sector bursary left for the HCMI programme, commencing in January, each worth £2,500 meaning that the cost of the HC More...27 November 2007 09:20
VaLUENTiS today announces the release of its PrimeGov benchmarking and evaluation service. Through its comprehensive VB-HR database, councils can procure four different tiers of performance knowledge and peer review.
Level 1 provides baseline me More...07 November 2007 15:48
Having recently moved into the world of sustainability after 20-plus years in HR, the similarities between the two fields are striking.
Both struggle with terminology. The evolution from personnel, through human resources to human capital (HC) man More...05 November 2007 08:00
Leadership development consultancy, the Centre for High Performance Development (CHPD), has been purchased by US human capital consulting firm Capital H Group, in a multi-million pound deal.
The deal is part of a long-term expansion strategy w More...25 October 2007 12:05