The Civil Service has added seven new names to its list of commissioners. More...29 March 2005 08:00
Celebrities will join hundreds of Department for Work and Pensions staff to answer phones for Comic Relief. More...09 March 2005 11:00
A survey of 77 organisations by Personnel Today's sister publication IRS Employment Review reveals 60% of respondents have formal policies covering time off for public or civic duties.
It also shows that line managers have primary responsibility More...08 March 2005 00:00
An NHS scheme to recover the cost of treating victims of workplace accidents from insurers has been delayed. More...07 March 2005 12:34
Anti-viral drugs will be made available to all key workers with the Greater London Authority to protect against the asian bird flu outbreak. More...24 February 2005 11:00
Specialist crime directorate sets up a programme to improve business responses to e-crime
More...21 January 2005 11:00
Charities are losing out as the most tax-efficient way to make donations is still being overlooked More...20 January 2005 11:40
The European Commission is seeking comment on how best to make computers, mobile phones and websites accessible to everybody. More...14 January 2005 10:00
Organisations rush to provide finances and expertise for tsunami disaster More...11 January 2005 08:15
Boxing Day's tsunami in South East Asia called aid agencies across the world into action. Daniel Thomas spoke to HR directors at two major charities to find out how they are addressing the challenges More...11 January 2005 08:00
HR's role in supporting the Asian tsunami relief effort More...11 January 2005 00:00
Asian tsunami emphasises the need for corporate social responsibility More...11 January 2005 00:00
Fireworks night on 5 November could indeed be a day to remember for companies if they do not follow new legal guidelines for company fireworks displays, according to Croner Consulting.
For the first time, companies organising or hosting firework displ More...04 November 2004 12:32
New research has revealed the positive effects of getting staff involved in community volunteering.
The results of a study into employee volunteering at Barclays Bank by the Institute for Volunteering Research highlight the benefits and positive imp More...04 November 2004 12:29
Only 28 per cent of the UK's workers feel valued by their employers, according to research.
A survey by consultancy Sterry Communications also found that one-fifth of staff did not feel valued at all, while 52 per cent only feel valued sometimes.
More...20 October 2004 12:02
Employees of Whitbread are to donate half a million pounds to UK based charities over the next 12 months, following record take-up of a recent payroll giving campaign across the country.
Run in conjunction with Charities Trust and Payroll Givin More...19 October 2004 10:33
People involved with corporate social responsibility (CSR) need to take a reality check so that they can better listen to their key stakeholders, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).
Nigel Smith, director of CSR at the consortium w More...13 October 2004 14:50
For the sake of your sanity, the proposal that employers should do more to tackle domestic violence ought to be resisted
How far should the embrace of the employer towards the employee extend?
Many years ago, employers reconciled themse More...05 October 2004 10:50
HR needs to get employee buy-in for environmental policies to be truly effective.
HR professionals with an awareness of sustainability issues might have heard of the printing company, Beacon Press. It has won 25 environmental awards and a lot More...21 September 2004 15:50
Type the phrase ‘corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) into Google, and you will get enough information for several lifetimes’ worth of reading. If words were translated into action, we could eradicate global poverty and reverse the greenhouse effect More...27 July 2004 17:43