Government sets out timetable for employment law changes
Friday 15 March 2013 14:42
The Government has set out a number of forthcoming legal amendments due to take place as a result of its employment law review, which set out to an More...02 January 2013 05:57
Public sector employers can prevent escalating strike action by communicating the benefits of being employed in the sector, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has claimed. The comments come as thousands of teachers and civil More...27 June 2011 16:38
Recent news that the BBC paid out almost £600,000 dealing with employment tribunal claims last year has highlighted the tremendous amount of money British companies spend when dealing with conflict in the workplace.
Nor does the BBC example inclu More...17 January 2011 11:08
It’s a fact that workplace conflict costs money, causes disruption, increases absence, reduces productivity and negatively impacts on employee engagement. So, what can be done about it?
People Resolutions is embarking on a UK-wide Confl More...13 July 2010 16:15
The CBI has called for stricter balloting regulations to reduce the number of strikes. In its Making Britain the Place to Work report , the employers' group called for strikes to have a higher bar of support, with balloting rules being changed so More...21 June 2010 09:19
View Strike Watch 2010 in a larger map The British Airways cabin crew strikes have dominated headlines this week, escalating from an industrial dispute into a poisonous political row. As well as causing huge inconvenience to travel More...25 March 2010 14:32
Royal Mail has reached an agreement with the postal union, ending the threat of further strikes.
The postal service and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) reached the deal in the long-running row about pay and working practices which resulted in More...09 March 2010 08:30
NOTE: This page is no longer being updated. Last entry 29 April 2010 On this page you will find the Personnel Today redundancy tracker which gives an idea as to how many redundancies there have been across the UK jobs market during the recession. More...20 January 2010 14:50
No matter what business you are in – managing staff brings with it challenges, problems and stresses. Even if you are a competent manager and an expert in your field – time-consuming and sometimes thorny staff management issues will interrupt your More...11 December 2009 16:41
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Akavan Erityisalojen Keskusliitto AEK ry and others v Fujitsu Siemens Computer Oy More...21 September 2009 15:10
A European Court of Justice ruling about a Finnish collective redundancy case could affect UK employers' decisions on when to start collective consultation about redundancies. More...17 September 2009 12:00
London Midland has promised to reintroduce double pay overtime for staff who work on Sundays, to ensure that they turn up for work, it has emerged.
All but one of the train company's services had to be cancelled on Sunday (6 September) after not e More...09 September 2009 08:44
A West Midlands Police chief superintendent took the Champion Award at the Opportunity Now Awards in London last night.
Phil Kay was credited for his work in eradicating a monoculture within his department at a glitzy London ceremony, which More...30 April 2009 11:22
Bright HR chiefs at the Civil Service are being hampered by senior leaders unwilling to make "unpopular decisions" to improve leadership, recruitment and skills gaps, a former HR chief at a major department has warned. The latest round of Whitehall More...02 April 2009 16:06
HR career development will take a back seat in the coming year as companies look to improve sales and customer service skills, a survey has claimed. A poll of 326 senior executives by professional services firm Deloitte, Managing talent in a turbule More...24 March 2009 12:26
As the recession deepens, many organisations are relocating their premises to cut overheads. But moving offices can be a positive experience if well handled. Phil Boucher reports.
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HSBC's decision to cut more than 500 jobs so close to Christmas has been branded a disgrace by unions. Yesterday (1 December) the banking giant confirmed it would cut 500 UK positions across the country, as part of a plan announced in September to a More...02 December 2008 09:30
The only way for organisations to survive the economic crisis is for unions and employers to work towards a common goal, senior HR figures have insisted. Last week, Derek Simpson, joint-general secretary of super-union Unite, warned HR professionals More...22 September 2008 07:00
The secret to a successful partnership with unions in the upcoming recession is to maintain the balance of power, HR directors and union officials told delegates at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's annual conference . Neil Pe More...19 September 2008 11:37