Employees, employers and the Government are increasingly looking to resolve workplace disputes early, avoiding the need for formal or legal processes. Mediation is proven to save time, money and stress, but the implementation of a fully integrated workp More...18 February 2013 12:22
The annual search to find employers with innovative and creative ways of managing and attracting workers over 50 is now underway.
For the fourth year running, TAEN – The Age and Employment Network and the US-based AARP are calling on employers head More...07 March 2011 00:00
According to a recent survey by CareerBuilder.co.uk, more than 50% of employers research candidates on social networking sites. So it should come as little surprise that candidates are increasingly turning the tables and using the web to research More...12 May 2010 08:00
HR news and analysis including:
Clare Chapman on the NHS response to its latest staff survey
Xpert HR on HR salaries, budgets and priorities
The Jedi faith and the rise of discrimination claims.
Presenter Tara Craig is joined More...19 March 2010 15:42
Half of NHS workers have warned that trusts are understaffed and feel they lack sufficient time to do their jobs properly, a survey has revealed.
The 2009 NHS staff survey of 159,500 workers also showed the level of staff-on-staff violence has fa More...17 March 2010 17:41
Just a third of civil service employees believe their pay adequately reflects their performance, with less than half being satisfied with their total benefits package, the first survey of its kind has revealed.
The civil service-wide People Survey More...12 February 2010 12:19
The annual State of HR Survey makes compelling reading for HR professionals across the economy. The flagship survey of senior professionals, conducted by the employment team at law firm Speechly Bircham and the HRM Learning Board at King's Co More...09 February 2010 14:15
Standards at London's probation service have fallen with staff feeling "overwhelmed" by their workload and having to work "unsupervised and unsupported", a report has found.
The report, conducted by HM Inspectorate of Probation, revealed work in jus More...03 November 2009 08:31
Research from Best Companies , the company behind The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For lists, suggests that the picture is actually very different for managers. It appears that size has no bearing on how people feel about their more immedia More...13 October 2009 16:13
British managers lack the ability to handle poor performance and give feedback, according to over 13,000 employees in both the public and private sectors. Shine Feedback’s 360 degree survey results show managers’ behaviours are rated consis More...07 October 2009 16:21
SHL , the global leader in talent assessment solutions in the workplace, today announces a revolutionary breakthrough in personality assessment, with the launch of the next generation of its internationally recognised Occupational Personality Questio More...02 October 2009 10:32
A free website aimed at gathering honest and anonymous views from employees about their employer has been launched. Employerinformation. co.uk rates companies on their employment practices and asks workers to give genuine feedback, in a controlled More...28 September 2009 09:59
A recent survey of small to medium sized businesses by XLN Telecom – the UK’s leading telecoms company serving the small business community – reveals that the three worst qualities an employer can exhibit during difficult times to their staff are More...24 September 2009 12:07
The University of Central Lancashire has defended staff survey results which revealed workers felt overburdened by bureaucracy and not listened to by senior managers.
The 2009 staff study , carried out by consultancy Capita, polled 1,602 staff, and More...10 September 2009 08:00
Most women like having a man in charge of the office because they are less prone to mood swings, the Daily Mail reports. Of 2,000 women studied, two-thirds of female employees said they preferred to work for male bosses describing them as "mor More...13 August 2009 09:55
Just 5% of employees recognise HR as being fundamental to business survival, a survey has revealed. Research conducted by the European Leadership Programme (ELP) also found more than a quarter of employees felt HR expertise was the least important sk More...10 August 2009 15:39
The MacLeod Review of Employee Engagement has called for a "nationwide discussion" to build understanding of the positive impact of engagement on performance and how this can best be achieved by employers.
To facilitate this discussion the r More...16 July 2009 12:03
Companies can download employee survey results to identify low morale
Worker happiness peaked in 2008, according to results released today from the ETS employee survey benchmark database, which contains millions of employee views.
“We've just More...03 July 2009 11:38
Pets at Home, the UK’s leading pet care retailer, has completed its third employee opinion survey, form ORC , achieving a remarkable average of 89% for engagement levels across the organisation, defying the current trend in the retail sector More...03 June 2009 17:24
Following a comprehensive survey of its employees, Huxley Associates was delighted to learn that it had placed at number 17 in the list, which is compiled by the 'Great Places to Work Institute.'
This is the firm's highest position to date, More...03 June 2009 11:24