Health and Safety Executive chair Judith Hackitt has called on HR professionals to ensure lessons learned from disasters such as the Buncefield oil explosion are not ignored. Hackitt said that ensuring knowledge was recorded and passed down throug More...02 May 2008 09:15
The Sports Council for Wales is to invest funding of £2m into growing the fitness of the Welsh workforce.
The council will work with Welsh businesses to foster a working environment to include regular physical activity. The cash will go t More...18 July 2007 08:17
Electronics manufacturer Toshiba has won a £30,000 prize to transform its smoking room into a gym.
This week, staff will arrive at the company's head office in Weybridge to a smoke-free environment, and are looking forward to making the most of the More...04 July 2007 08:30
Risk is a natural part of running a business. But how does an organisation ensure it manages those risks effectively? More...01 May 2007 12:25
Less than half of UK organisations are preparing for business disruption, despite fears of upheaval caused by extreme weather conditions and staff loss, research has revealed. The study of 1,257 public and private sector managers, by the Charte More...21 March 2007 12:14
Workers at HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have been told their desks must be clutter-free to promote "efficient business processing". The Public and Commercial Services union (PCS), which represents staff, said the moves were "dehumanising" for staff an More...15 November 2006 09:27
Anne-Marie Balfour advises employers of their obligations towards employees who are breastfeeding More...12 September 2006 08:00
HR services firm Northgate Information Solutions has decided to abandon its Hemel Hempstead head office after it was partly destroyed by the explosion at Buncefield oil storage depot two months ago More...06 February 2006 16:47
Meetings dominate the way in which we do business today. Can virtual meetings ever really replace face-to-face meetings? More...09 August 2005 09:30
The HSE is investigating an on-site death at Heathrow's Terminal 5. More...05 August 2005 17:10
More than 1,000 employees in Surrey have signed up to an innovative car-sharing scheme being run by the council.
Staff in the Surrey offices of firms such as Legal & General, Procter & Gamble, Sony and Alliance Cornhill as well as local hospit More...12 July 2005 00:00
Continuity plans meant the terrorist attack had little impact on City business. More...08 July 2005 18:00
Increased mobility is making it difficult for employers to track software use on portable IT equipment. More...08 July 2005 09:00
Employees of Transport for London (TfL) are provided with free tea, coffee and mineral water worth more than £1m a year. More...13 June 2005 12:20
Recruiting record numbers of staff has highlighted funding shortfall at British Transport Police. More...18 March 2005 13:45
Staff at Royal Bank of Scotland's new headquarters will have their own Tesco store. More...10 March 2005 11:00
More weight has been given to the call to ban smoking in workplaces throughout the UK after a survey found that smoking kills more than 86,000 people every year.
A ban is already in place in Ireland and the Scottish Parliament will decide whet More...12 November 2004 10:10
The TUC wants a smoking ban extended to all wokplaces across the UK.
TUC general secretary Brendan Barber welcomed the decision by the Scottish Executive to ban smoking in all enclosed public places under devolved public health legislation.
"Th More...11 November 2004 08:00
The majority of UK businesses now have strategies in place to deal with stress at work, according to the Institute of Directors (IoD).
Research, released to coincide with National Stress Awareness Day (today), shows that 58 per cent of IoD members hav More...03 November 2004 09:05
Planning a relocation has enabled The Scottish Media Group to review its HR strategy.
Making a move seems to be very much a part of the British Zeitgeist, with the popularity of TV programmes such as Relocation, Relocation and the ever-expan More...21 September 2004 13:21