Tesco is planning to make homes available for its staff to combat the lack of affordable housing in London. The supermarket giant is building about 250 flats alongside its Streatham store in south London. The flats will be sold to a housing assoc More...16 January 2007 14:20
Until it accepts that people are not our greatest asset, the HR community will struggle to influence business leaders. More...16 January 2007 08:28
Companies where the promotion of talent is fixed in the organisation's culture outperform those where it is not by 67%, a report suggests. The report, Talent management: from compliance to commitment , published by consultancy Jackson Samuel , scru More...18 December 2006 11:58
Less than 1% of UK employees are taking advantage of 'cycle-to-work' schemes, despite encouragement from their employees, according to research. The survey of 142 companies by Watson Wyatt consultancy showed that more than a quarter of employers ha More...11 December 2006 08:33
Many migrant workers in the UK are over-qualified, work in dangerous conditions and are exploited by employers, the TUC will say today (Monday).
In a speech to a conference in London today, TUC deputy general secretary Frances O'Grady will say: "M More...11 December 2006 08:01
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has accepted condemnation from the former head of the Army as “informed criticism” and conceded “there is more we can do”.
General Sir Mike Jackson retired in August and this week hit out at soldiers’ wages and More...08 December 2006 10:08
Ladbrokes in win-win situation as Kronos provides system to shuffle staff and mitigate risks thrown up by evening gambling opportunity Ladbrokes is betting that its new time-management and payroll system will make its extended opening hours a big win More...23 November 2006 10:04
Tim Melville-Ross, chairman of housebuilder Bovis Homes, has been appointed as the new president of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Melville-Ross will use his role to call on employers to give genuine commitment to the development of the UK More...13 November 2006 08:02
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has published guidance for employers and employees on maternity leave regulations under the Work and Families Act 2006 . The guidance outlines the notice requirements to be given to the employer More...09 November 2006 11:21
Global technology companies still have a long way to go to find, retain and manage their talent effectively, according to new research . The Technology Executive Connections – Successful Strategies for Talent Management report by prof More...08 November 2006 11:01
Eight out of 10 UK workers believe most of their work meetings are unnecessary or unproductive, costing businesses thousands of pounds in wasted time, according to research published today.
An international survey of more than 2,000 workers by recru More...31 October 2006 15:16
Trying too hard to be everyone's friend and micromanaging are among the top 10 'boss sins', according to a survey.
Being impulsive and impatient were also seen as negative attributes, the survey of more than 900 employees by HR consulting firm Deve More...18 October 2006 13:23
The lack of motivation and productivity among UK employees is costing £340bn every year, according to research. Only 15% of UK workers consider themselves to be 'highly motivated' and a quarter (24%) admit to just 'coasting' at work, according to the W More...05 October 2006 15:49
Staff to strike over privatisation plans at NHS Logistics. More...26 July 2006 08:03
In my career in the NHS, I have been faced with many challenges, but being asked to give oral evidence to the Health Select Committee on issues relating to NHS workforce planning has to be the greatest of them all. More...25 July 2006 08:17
Most companies that claim to value their people don't know what they're worth, and those that do know don't tell anyone. More...18 July 2006 08:01
What a shame that Ruth Spellman failed to recognise the talent and contribution that the public sector could make to the human capital management standards board (Investors in People names HCM board members, Personnel Today , 4 July).
Public sector b More...18 July 2006 08:00
Measuring the impact of people has slipped off the agenda, warns Investors in People. More...14 July 2006 08:04
Investors in People (IIP) has finally unveiled the details of its human capital management (HCM) standards group board. More...05 July 2006 08:00
The group HR director at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has gone head-to-head with HR consultant Paul Kearns and defended the bank’s policy of not measuring the return on investment on its new multi-million pound business school (Personnel Today, 2 May). More...28 June 2006 07:49