A company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility influences how an employee views several other areas, including interest in their wellbeing, research has found.
A survey conducted by attitude research firm Sirota Survey Intelligence More...08 May 2007 12:18
I have to comment on the ad placed in Personnel Today by Red Letter Days (3 April). Obviously champions of work-life balance, Red Letter Days has its finger on the pulse when it comes to issues of diversity, gender equality and ageism - or so yo More...24 April 2007 16:06
UK workers would welcome their employers being more environmentally responsible and providing them with more 'green' benefits, a survey has found. Of 1,000 employees surveyed by HR consultancy Ceridian , 69% said was important their employer was env More...23 April 2007 11:00
I have discovered one of my employees has been keeping a blog - and it has been used to make several disparaging remarks about the company. Apart from being frustrated that these opinions weren't shared with us, I am also worried as several business acq More...17 April 2007 08:00
Any profession worth its salt has a code of ethics. Coaching is still some way from that. More...17 April 2007 00:00
Greg Jones, the South Wales Police HR director cleared of rape and assault earlier this year , is reported to be “surprised and disappointed” that his job is being advertised – as he is still employed by the force. Jones was cleared in January of ra More...16 April 2007 14:40
Energy giant Centrica has signed up to a scheme that allows employees to make monthly payments to offset their own carbon emissions.
Staff can calculate their carbon footprint online and compensate the environment for the pollution they create by 'g More...11 April 2007 08:45
'Internet' and 'job' are generally mentioned in the same sentence when it comes to recruitment advertisements. But it emerges that employers are now using 'internet reputation' (or 'NetRep', if you're up with the lingo) to help them make decisions abou More...03 April 2007 00:00
David Fairhurst, chief people officer at McDonald's , hit the headlines last week following the fast food chain's campaign to have the dictionary definition of a 'McJob' rewritten. The petition, which will officially launch in May, w More...27 March 2007 00:00
HR professionals must adapt to a world where 'the employee is king' as a new generation of workers arrive with a different set of demands and expectations. Dubbed 'the Millenials' - people born after 1998 - this new generation will demand flexibil More...26 March 2007 12:49
Adam Crozier , chief executive of Royal Mail Group, has been appointed chairman of the Employers’ Forum on Disability . Crozier has replaced acting chair Dame Julie Mellor , who is partner at professional services firm Pricewaterhouse Coop More...21 March 2007 09:54
The European Court of Human Rights has upheld the right of trade unions to exclude members of the British National Party (BNP).
In 2003, train drivers' union Aslef was told by a UK court that it could not legally expel a memb More...21 March 2007 09:48
More than three million UK workers have committed corporate fraud in the past year, according to research. Consultant Protiviti found that one in 10 employees had illegally taken money from work Ð costing firms more than £50m in the past 12 months. More...15 March 2007 08:02
Midlands car dealer censured by Financial Services Authority over compliance failings A car dealership has been subjected to a public censure by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) after failing to clamp down on its staff's dodgy sales technique More...05 March 2007 08:31
BT , HBOS and Lloyds TSB have given £45,000 from a BT staff share scheme to charities chosen by employees.
The BT Employee Share Ownership scheme offers employees the opportunity to buy BT shares at a discount using the proc More...02 March 2007 13:34
Thousands of workers face criticism every day about their employers' ethics. But HR can help staff to take a positive view. Virginia Matthews reports. More...27 February 2007 08:00
After some top-level talks, Guru has secured a one-week extension (until 2 March) to the deadline for sponsoring the Personnel Today teams taking part in the Osborne Clarke Challenge, part of the Asics Reading Half Marathon. Yes, this is your final ch More...27 February 2007 00:00
Parliamentary standards commissioner Sir Phillip Mawer has been urged to investigate “huge discrepancies” in the travel expenses of MPs. Under the Freedom of Information Act, MPs are required to reveal details of their car, taxi, air and rail travel More...16 February 2007 08:10
The recent Eddington report highlighted the UK's clogged up commuter network. What can employers realistically be expected to do to help? Natalie Cooper reports. More...13 February 2007 08:00
As many of us struggled into work in the snow last week, we cursed the daily commute into the office. However, the unfortunate fact is that only a small percentage of the workforce lives close enough to their work to get there by foot, so most of us wil More...13 February 2007 00:00