General secretary of the TUC Frances O'Grady has outlined the organisation's priorities in the lead-up to the 2015 General Election, and has highlighted the TUC's focus on the labour market and the world of work. In a statement detailing the TUC's ob More...02 May 2013 16:30
IBM’s "Working beyond borders" study of insights from the global HR directors revealed that nearly 70% of those interviewed wanted to improve the operational efficiency of their HR function. In this Personnel Today webinar, you will hear from IBM an More...15 January 2013 00:00
Business leaders increasingly agree that taking a strategic approach to planning the future workforce will unlock great value, but effective strategic workforce planning remains an elusive, somewhat mythical beast. Only a small number of organisations a More...25 July 2012 16:03
New guidelines that could radically change how NHS occupational health services operate, their oversight and even their branding are due to be unveiled in March 2011.
The Task and Finish Group, which was set up by the Government to implement the rec More...31 January 2011 16:20
As we emerge from the recession, it would be fair to assume that third sector organisations such as anti-poverty charity Oxfam would be under immense pressure to focus on financial outputs, leaving HR as an afterthought. With job shortages boosting volu More...08 December 2010 11:33
Systematic reviews can have a role in forming guidelines for practice in occupational health, explains Diane Haddock.
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HR professionals are too process-driven to reap the benefits of using organisational development (OD) when managing change, delegates at a CIPD conference have warned.
Speaking at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development HRD conference i More...21 April 2010 14:04
NOTE: This page is no longer being updated.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
Kenexa , a global provider of business solutions for human resources, has created a tailored, one-day development centre to help the HR team at E.ON UK, the energy company, to embed David Ulrich’s business partner model and to assess the development More...18 November 2009 12:49
Performance improvement company Grass Roots has produced a trilogy of ‘Little Red Books’ to illustrate the way it helps clients tackle issues with their three key audiences: Customers, Employees and Channel Partners.
Each Little Red Book sets More...16 July 2009 14:45
Defra's HR chief has admitted that Whitehall's imminent move to shared services may take two years to become fully operational.
A Treasury report by former Logica boss Martin Read, endorsed in the Budget last month, said up to 30% cost savings cou More...07 May 2009 10:27
People skills are more important than business savvy for managers during the downturn, business bosses have said. More than a quarter (27%) of chief executives surveyed by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) said effective people manag More...21 April 2009 10:25
Organisation development consultancy Echelon has agreed a partnering arrangement with software developer and Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Live Software Solutions.
Under the terms of the partnering agreement, the companies will deliver a singl More...15 April 2009 13:40
The Solutions Focus (TSF), a leading provider of solutions-focused development, has won a contract to provide ‘solutions-focused’ training to help around 900 staff at Reading Borough Council who are involved in the education, health and welfare More...15 April 2009 13:40
HR has gone through a number of image overhauls over the years, but how much has it really changed? Five HR professionals who started out in each decade from the 1960s to the Noughties reveal how it was for them.
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Organisation development consultancy Echelon has developed a programme that is producing noticeable results as its clients win and retain more customers. To date, Echelon’s ‘service DNA’ programmes, focused on customer loyalty, have seen: A 2 More...18 February 2009 11:54
Job losses continue to dominate the headlines as businesses scrabble to save money, but new research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and professional services firm KPMG suggests companies are not being quite as ru More...03 February 2009 12:13
Job losses continue to dominate the headlines as businesses scrabble to save money. But there are plenty of alternatives to redundancy which can both save you cash and ensure you hang on to your best staff through the tough times. Nick Martindale report More...03 February 2009 12:13
Bowland Solutions have been selected to work with the Berkshire East Basic Command Unit within Thames Valley Police to implement a bespoke 360 degree feedback system that will support employee development.
The initial part of the project wi More...15 January 2009 17:00
TMP Worldwide has won New Supplier of the Year from recent client win the Cooperative Financial Services (CFS).
As part of a major transformation project, CFS has redeveloped its resourcing strategy moving more towards direct recruitment a More...15 January 2009 17:00