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How corporate social responsibility switched focus towards L&D

With youth unemployment still high, John Charlton looks at how corporate responsibility is tackling skills shortages and boosting reputation.
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PT Awards profile: Barclays triumph in youth employment

2 Apr 2014

As the Personnel Today Awards 2014 open for entries, Jo Faragher begins a weekly profile of last year’s winners. As…

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Apprenticeship employers set to grow

3 Mar 2014

The proportion of employers planning to take on apprenticeships in the next five years has risen to 44%, according to…

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Commonwealth Games 2014 volunteering: what employers can do now

28 Feb 2013

The Commonwealth Games are coming to Glasgow in 2014. The organisers are appealing for 15,000 volunteers, with applications closing today,…

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Corporate social responsibility schemes ‘should help long-term unemployed’

23 Oct 2012

Employers should focus their corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes on getting more people into work rather than environmental initiatives, according to…

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Barclays scandal: ethical lessons for business

23 Jul 2012

A week is a long time in politics. One might say the same of so-called “casino banking”, and these last…

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Why ‘doing good’ can benefit your career

6 Jun 2012

The benefits of corporate social responsibility (CSR) for businesses are well documented: it can help to improve an organisation’s reputation…

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The value of experience and internships

2 Mar 2011

With youth unemployment soaring, the cost of attending university set to rocket and employers’ recruitment budgets hit by the recession,…

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Christmas HR all wrapped up: An employer’s guide to office parties, bank holidays, religious discrimination, seasonal work and Christmas bonuses

2 Dec 2010

With Christmas only three weeks away, Personnel Today and XpertHR present a seasonal feast of employment related questions, case studies…

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Business Well-Being Network annual conference addresses employee engagement

22 Nov 2010

Pay restraint is needed to stop people losing their jobs, a leading economist told delegates at the Business Well-Being Network annual…

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Employer-supported volunteering and the ‘Big Society’

4 Oct 2010

Could the Conservatives’ ambition to create the “Big Society” boost employer-supported volunteering? Guy Sheppard explores the potential for linking the…

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Government confirms 1 October implementation of Equality Act

22 Sep 2010

The Government yesterday confirmed that the main provisions of the Equality Act 2010 will come into force on 1 October…

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CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme: are you ready and do you need to be?

20 Aug 2010

HR professionals are used to ensuring compliance and best practice around employment law, but are they aware of their organisation’s…

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HR professionals needed for real-life leadership development in Dominican Republic

17 Aug 2010

A picture of transformation… would you like to play your part? We are recruiting a specialist team of HR professionals…

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Webcast: More than money – how business and charities can make the most of their partnership

7 Jun 2010

Join this live webcast with Michaela Wright, head of corporate and social leadership at First Direct; Paul Amadi, director of fundraising, NSPCC; and Neil Berkett, chief executive of Virgin Media. Drawing on First Direct’s successful partnership with NSPCC they’ll be discussing how business and charities can benefit from close collaboration.

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