Human resources professionals still depend on paper-based HR initiatives despite an awareness of internet-based tools, research has found. A survey conducted by Qikker Solutions, a provider of e-HR solutions, found that seven in 10 respondents are More...27 June 2007 11:20
Cornish tourist attraction and environmental complex, the Eden Project has announced the loss of a laptop containing sensitive employee information. The complex, which opened in March 2001, said a laptop went missing from the car of an employee More...19 June 2007 11:53
UK firms are making a combined minimum saving of at least £90m by submitting their payroll year-end tax returns online, new research has found. A survey commissioned by software supplier Sage and conducted by YouGov , questioning 1,368 firms More...18 May 2007 16:00
BAE Systems has teamed up with capability management firm, InfoBasis , to streamline its people management systems.
Implementation of InfoBasis Enterprise Skills Manager (ESM) will affect 3,500 staff at BAE's Submarine Solutions busine More...15 May 2007 11:38
Software giant Sage has bought rival Snowdrop Systems in a £17m deal. Sage is a leading supplier of business management software and services to 5.2 million customers worldwide. Snowdrop provides leading human resources and payroll ma More...09 May 2007 15:15
Law firm Berrymans Lace Mawer is working with Northgate HR to update Berrymans' HR and payroll operation. Berrymans Lace Mawer (BLM) employs more than 800 staff at seven UK locations and aims to simplify its HR processes and provide accurat More...23 April 2007 14:17
There is to be a long-term review of the heavily criticised Modernising Medical Careers system used to appoint junior doctors into training posts. The government has announced an independent panel will consider what changes need to be made to th More...17 April 2007 14:37
Asset management company Threadneedle has signed a new deal with IT outsourcer LogicaCMG for a fully managed payroll and outsourced HR administration service.
The HR outsourcing project aims to provide a one-stop shop for key More...13 April 2007 09:28
The City of Edinburgh Council , has signed a £10 million deal with BT , to install a new e-HR service. The project is set to save the council £12 million by 2016 and will streamline its core HR processes, ranging from recruitment, health and More...12 April 2007 14:45
The Ministry of Defence (MoD), will roll out its Joint Personnel Administration system to more than 100,000 army employees by July. MoD signed a deal with outsourcing provider EDS , for the next-generation HR system in 2004 and it is expect More...12 April 2007 12:09
Health service HR professionals have been praised by NHS Employers , despite their role in the government’s controversial Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) programme . Earlier this week, the Department of Health (DoH) announced a review of More...09 March 2007 12:00
The government has caved to criticism about changes to the Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) recruitment programme and agreed to review the system in a meeting today.
The British Medical Association (BMA) said last month that it ha More...07 March 2007 14:00
The University of Southampton has signed a £560,000, five-year deal with provider Northgate HR for its ResourceLink HR, payroll and pensions software .
The new software will replace the university’s current HR and payroll system More...06 March 2007 14:16
An integrated IT system frees up more time for HR professionals to focus on strategic business issues and show the value HR can make to business performance, according to research.
The report , by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Deve More...05 February 2007 16:42
Half of the UK's IT workers feel that adapting to Microsoft's latest operating system, Vista , will distract them from more important issues and 63% believe it will have a negative financial impact on their organisation. In a survey of 150 IT ma More...01 February 2007 08:01
The Information Commissioner has backed the use of file markers to highlight the danger posed by certain individuals to employees.
Advice has been published to help those working with the public to manage the use of violent warning m More...24 January 2007 11:00
About 5,000 small and medium-sized businesses (with less than 250 staff) are being offered a year’s free access to online HR advice in an EU-funded project.
The HR Business Advisor initiative, backed by the Department of Trade and Industry , p More...20 December 2006 08:07
BT has extended its contract with Capita Health Solutions to provide outsourced occupational health (OH) services. The extension, worth in the region of £13.5m over nine years until 2015, will provide OH services to more than 80,000 staff at t More...15 December 2006 08:01
The UK's largest integrated HR and payroll system - the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) has added the 500,000th NHS employee onto the 'live' system. When complete, all 1.2 million NHS employees - about 7% of the UK workforce will be paid by More...22 November 2006 09:46
British Transport Police has signed a contract worth £655,000 for a hosted, flexible, auditable payroll solution from MidlandHR. Using MidlandHR's system, the law enforcement agency will for the first time be able to view its workforce on one More...13 November 2006 09:33