Wednesday 5 June 2013 2:00pm BST
Employers have to expect a certain amount of staff sickness absence and many implement initiatives to keep such leave to a minimum. However, when employees suffer from conditions that can mean many weeks or months More...17 May 2013 12:54
Managing HR in a business where the very nature of what it does means it is going to get smaller is a challenge few might relish. But Andrew Donovan, HR director at nuclear decommissioning company Magnox, seems to take it all in his stride. At 2012's Pe More...17 May 2013 09:05
Employers in the finance sector have faced a tough time over the past few years, but Metro Bank aims to offer something completely different - to both its customers and staff.
Ever since Metro Bank first opened its doors in July 2010 - with do More...17 May 2013 09:05
This line manager briefing examines the issues that line managers should take into account, and the steps that they should take, when making a job offer. This line manager briefing includes information on: Making the offer autho More...13 May 2013 11:49
This line manager briefing looks at the law and good practice on recruitment interviewing, including how to avoid bias and discriminatory questions. This line manager briefing includes information on: Sickness absence during pregnancy I More...10 May 2013 14:59
Summary Click on any of the hyperlinks to go to more detailed guidance below. Recognise that there is a statutory duty under the Equality Act 2010 for employers to safeguard against discrimination on grounds of disability, and that this applies More...10 May 2013 13:11
Our latest research explores the key issues arising when carrying out background checks on potential recruits - for example, how best to obtain references and how employers deal with references or criminal records checks that reveal adverse information More...10 May 2013 12:32
Our latest research looks at the use of social networking media for recruitment, including how employers use such platforms as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Google+ in their search for suitable candidates. On this page: About th More...10 May 2013 10:27
Thursday 16 May 2013 14.00 BST In this Personnel Today webinar, in association with Hay Group, consultant Melody Moore shares research on the state of leadership today in the UK, Europe and around the world, the effect leadership has on teams and More...06 May 2013 10:09
Wednesday 8 May 2013, 2:00pm BST.
The law recognises that redundancies will cause employees great distress and accordingly requires employers to give all staff affected by potential redundancies ample warning and an opportunity to be consulted. A f More...03 May 2013 14:04
The number of OH nurses taking part in published research is sadly small, finds Nic Paton. So what can be done to get more people interested in this vital part of the OH profession?
In August 2012, occupational health nurse Helen Kirk published an a More...01 May 2013 00:01
Dr Nerys Williams looks at how setting key performance indicators can help occupational health service providers stay at the top of their game.
Over the last few decades, the position of OH provision has changed considerably, with the growth of outs More...01 May 2013 00:01
It's easy to underestimate the risks that can come with working with vibrating power tools on a daily basis. Occupational health adviser Bruce Ormiston looks at what OH professionals need to know. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), e More...01 May 2013 00:01
Mindfulness offers a host of benefits to employers and employees alike, reports mindfulness expert and coach Liz Hall.
Not that long ago, meditation was seen widely as the preserve of hippies and saffron-clad monks, unsuited for the business world. More...01 May 2013 00:00
Finally, after twice rejecting the Government's legislation introducing the new employee-shareholder status, the House of Lords voted through the proposals on 24 April 2013. This new employment status could come into force, as intended by the Government More...25 April 2013 15:20
The way local government manages its services continues to be challenged by austerity, but public-sector HR professionals are perfectly placed to drive that change. Martin Couzins returns from the Public Sector People Managers' Association's 2013 confer More...25 April 2013 15:07
While research suggests that many people still believe apprenticeships are more appropriate for blue-collar roles, PricewaterhouseCoopers' Gaenor Bagley argues that service-focused apprenticeships could be the boost the economy needs.
There was mix More...12 April 2013 11:46
With an estimated one in five 16- to 25-year-olds currently out of work (according to figures from the Office for National Statistics) and a recent survey of 2,100 young people by the Prince's Trust showing that one in four believe their employment pros More...12 April 2013 10:38
Consultant editor Darren Newman looks back at the employment law position in 1979 when Margaret Thatcher came to power, and the legacy left by her Government on the workplace.
When I first began studying employment law, Margaret Thatcher was Prime M More...09 April 2013 11:58
As HR software systems improve, so does HR's ability to use data more effectively. Martin Couzins reports from HR Tech's Spring Warm-Up in London. HR already sits on a lot of employee and business data, but it is the growth of this data that will pre More...04 April 2013 15:08