Letters

Public sector HR must learn from private sector example

The Efficiency and Reform Group’s proposals to standardise HR and avoid duplication will be key to success – shared services...

Financial literacy training

2 Mar 2010

I wholly applaud the efforts of employers to address the issue of financial literacy training (‘Money Talks’, Personnel Today, 23...

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CIPD qualifications update welcome

2 Mar 2010

I note with interest and pleasure that the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has finally updated the various...

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‘Recordable qualifications’ need to be reconsidered by the NMC

1 Mar 2010

The council's definition of such qualifications should be redefined.

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Occupational health needs clear communication

1 Mar 2010

Occupational health needs to stop giving out mixed messages and make a bold statement about what it is and what it does.

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New mental health employment strategy requires strong leadership

7 Jan 2010

There is much to be welcomed in the government’s New Horizons strategy, not least the convergence of action on mental...

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Work-related illness myth is spiralling out of control

7 Jan 2010

In his letter ‘Met Police right to address health issues for officers’ (Personnel Today, 1 December 2009), John Holden of...

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Met Police right to address health issues for officers

25 Nov 2009

It’s good to see that the Metropolitan Police is doing what it can to cut sickness absence among its employees....

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Support occupational health nurses and we’ll get involved

7 Aug 2009

LETTER OF THE MONTH Jeremy Smith’s article (Comment, June 2009) was an excellent response to Dr Richard Preece’s ‘Devil’s Advocate’...

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Swine flu pandemic is no cause for panic

5 Aug 2009

I was surprised to read that businesses could face an increased litigation risk as a result of swine flu (‘Swine...

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‘Rude’ HR must be tackled by CEOs

23 Jun 2009

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I am writing to you with some thoughts about graduate recruitment, brought to mind by way of my...

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E-recruitment is not just about saving money

23 Jun 2009

I was interested to read about Personnel Today’s research into the growth of e-recruitment (‘E-recruitment favoured over employment agencies during...

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CIPD HR profession map is off to a good start

8 May 2009

It is a shame that Personnel Today concluded the reception for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s new HR...

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Flexible working benefits must be realised

8 May 2009

The recession is forcing employers to recognise the very real business benefits of flexible working, such as controlling costs while...

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Stress the difference to avoid confusing terms

1 May 2009

The article by Wolfgang Seidl, ‘Empower staff to tackle stress’ (Occupational Health, March 2009, page 9) appears to use the...

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