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
While results of employee engagement surveys at Barclays UK Retail and Business Banking are positive, a deeper look into the figures found that some concerns were not being addressed by the existing survey. Qualitative data showed that there w More...11 April 2012 09:49
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
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
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
The Work Foundation has launched an 18-month research programme to examine the future of the HR profession. The Future of HR Programme launches at a time when many practitioners face the difficulty of cutting costs and staff while keeping motivation More...03 April 2009 08:00
Staff-on-staff violence at the NHS is a "relatively small story" that must be read in the context of wider improvements across hospitals, the NHS director general of workforce has insisted. A staff survey of 160,000 workers, published yesterday, rev More...26 March 2009 10:00
The number of new armed forces recruits who felt they had been badly or unfairly treated has jumped by a third, official figures have revealed. The latest Armed Forces Recruit Trainee Survey showed a rise in recruits who felt they had been badly or More...06 November 2008 16:04
NHS HR chiefs are optimistic about the year ahead, with nearly half claiming that staff morale has improved over the past 12 months, according to an internal poll.
Nearly half (45%) of 139 HR directors polled prior to the NHS Employers annual confe More...06 November 2008 09:00
TUC chief Brendan Barber has warned employers there is "no room for complacency" after research showed that one in four employees was dissatisfied at work. Speaking exclusively to Personnel Today, Barber said that while UK workplaces were not a "seet More...04 September 2008 10:21
Midwives are struggling to deal with the UK's rising population, and more than half have considered resigning, a survey has found.
The UK-wide poll , conducted by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), found that almost one third (31%) of midwives ha More...12 August 2008 00:23
This award aimed to attract entries from high-performing organisations that unlock discretionary effort from their staff through effective employee engagement. Entrants were able to identify what it is about the organisation that makes people love to wo More...08 August 2008 00:00