Almost three-quarters (74%) of employees are not aware of new rights to be consulted on major employment issues in the workplace, according to new research.
Despite this, the survey by business adviser Croner found that more than three-quarters (76%) More...23 March 2005 10:30
Broadcaster BSkyB has set up a staff forum to improve dialogue between management and emp-loyees ahead of the introduction of new information and consultation regulations next month More...22 March 2005 08:15
I was at a dinner last week with a handful of HR directors, and the main topic of conversation was 360-degree feedback. Is it worth using? Should it be standardised? Can technology help? How can it be rolled out and, probably the hardest to answer, should it be linked to remuneration, or used purely as a developmental tool? More...15 March 2005 00:00
Two years from now 48% of UK employees expect to be in a different job, although many do not expect it to be easy to find a new position More...03 March 2005 09:40
The Information and Consultation Directive will come into force in little over a month. Simon Kent looks at one company making sure it doesn't get caught out More...01 March 2005 08:00
Delivering change is made even more of a challenge for public sector leaders by the political environment in which they work, according to the president of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development More...01 March 2005 00:00
A advisory group comprising almost 30 government, public and private sector bodies has met for the first time to tackle the UK's 'compensation culture'.
Called the Action Group, it will advise an inter-departmental ministerial steering group, to be ch More...28 February 2005 08:15
XpertHR answers your questions on consultation procedures and the disclosure of information More...15 February 2005 00:00
Although many more employees understand their employers' goals than was the case five years ago, the number who feel they can contribute their views is little changed More...04 February 2005 09:00
Will these laws apply to your organisation when the transitional provisions come into force in April 2005?
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Almost two-thirds of working New Zealanders do not trust their bosses, according to a survey by recruitment consultancy Seek. More...18 January 2005 00:00
How can trainers become more effective facilitators? Helena Clayton, a facilitation specialist from Roffey Park, outlines some practical tips
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A well run suggestions scheme can deliver hundreds of thousands of pounds to the bottom line More...13 December 2004 01:00
Underlying the changes has been a more open approach to communication between all levels and departments. Whereas information had been perceived as a source of power and was not willingly shared, the introduction of an employee director (elected by the s More...27 July 2004 10:14
UK companies will soon have to set up works councils and consult employees before organisational changes are made – a tricky job for retailers when they have local, regional and national offices and divisions to take into consideration.
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When a host of tactics failed to keep staff on board, theHR director at Evotec OAI tried a different tack. More...25 May 2004 16:16