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Global warming is constantly debated in the press, and scenes of natural disasters - including flash floods, earthquakes and drought - are becoming TV news staples. The message is clear: we all need to work together to help tack More...06 August 2007 13:40
A campaign has been launched to encourage Northern Irish nationals who have pursued careers outside the country to consider returning on a permanent basis. The 'Home for the Holidays' initiative, run by consultancy Grafton Recruitment, is targetin More...24 July 2007 12:30
What claims to be the largest survey of employment practice of multinational companies in the UK recently underlined the importance of having an international HR management structure.
The survey of 302 firms, compiled by King’s College Londo More...23 July 2007 08:00
More than half of global companies are currently transforming their HR functions, research has revealed.
A global HR transformation study by Mercer Human Resource Consulting , questioning 1,400 organisations, found that 12% of responde More...15 June 2007 12:00
English may be the global language, but mastering a foreign tongue can benefit business and employees. But how should staff be encouraged to do this? Foreign language skills are, increasingly, a must-have on CVs. As more organisations operate global More...15 May 2007 00:00
Working Links , the organisation which helps unemployed people find work, has signed a deal with the Chilean government to deliver a welfare-to-work programme.
The organisation is using its experience to help set up Activo Hu More...30 April 2007 11:00
HR consultancy Hewitt Associates has opened its first office in Russia.
The new Moscow office is to focus on HR consulting services, and executive compensation, and will also lead and co-ordinate Hewitt’s consulting work within the Com More...10 April 2007 08:41
The union Amicus has signed a deal with three international unions in a move to create a global trade union.
Amicus , the UK's largest private sector union, has signed agreements with the German engineering union IG-Metall and two of the lar More...02 January 2007 14:03
Thousands of foreign doctors are cashing in on the UK’s GP shortage by providing out-of-hours cover at expensive rates, it has emerged.
The Christmas period provided particularly rich pickings, with one Italian doctor paid £3,200 for five days work More...02 January 2007 12:34
The European Parliament has approved the Services Directive , which makes it easier for a wide range of service providers to do business across borders and is widely seen as one of the most important EU directives for a decade.
The government More...16 November 2006 08:03
One British-based company and four US-owned organisations appear in a ranking of the top 10 best companies to work for in India. The list, compiled by Mercer Human Resource Consulting, saw HSBC ranked the 10th, while the four US-based employers in th More...10 November 2006 10:00
Companies that send employees on international assignments are failing to capitalise on this investment and losing talented staff through inadequate arrangements for repatriation and professional development A study of 3,450 expatriates - by profes More...09 November 2006 13:03
Major players in the shipping industry are forming an HR and benchmarking club intended to produce reliable salary and compensation data.
Owners, ship managers and freight trading companies have signed up to the Tanker HR and Benchmarking Forum in t More...10 October 2006 12:33
Wal-Mart has been forced to recognise a second trade union in China in a week More...08 August 2006 09:52
Anglo-Polish accord puts end to tax double-whammy for Poles working in the UK. More...21 July 2006 08:06
Survey reveals that majority in global HR do not measure impact of employer brand. More...07 July 2006 08:01
Italian bank UniCredit has announced plans to cut 12,000 jobs by 2008. More...06 July 2006 15:10
Unionists put lives on the line in fight for rights around the world. More...08 June 2006 08:04
BT chairman urges UK businesses to rethink strategy to be able to compete with "tiger economies". More...03 May 2006 13:11
Radical reform of work laws will have to wait for a new government. More...18 April 2006 08:00