Employee communications

The way in which employers communicate with their workforce is an important part of employee relations. Employers should be aware of the importance of communicating with staff during periods of change in the workplace, particularly where the change is brought on by difficult economic circumstances, which may lead to new or amended job duties, organisational restructuring and redundancies.


Only 31% of UK workers trust management

16 Feb 2005

Employees in the UK have less faith in management than their US counterparts

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NHS Employers’ assembly selects its chairman

4 Feb 2005

The newly appointed chairman of the NHS Employers' assembly pledges to improve the working lives of staff

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Companies are communicating more effectively with employees

4 Feb 2005

Although many more employees understand their employers' goals than was the case five years ago, the number who feel they can contribute their views is little changed

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Workers see Simon Cowell as the perfect boss

1 Feb 2005

A survey of UK workers astounded the commissioning group when it showed that they want a tough boss

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Lack of trust in managers is ‘endemic’

18 Jan 2005

Almost two-thirds of working New Zealanders do not trust their bosses, according to a survey by recruitment consultancy Seek.

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Ryanair’s HR director dismisses staff forum

18 Jan 2005

A website set up to act as a forum for unhappy Ryanair staff who are dissatisfied with their working conditions has been dismissed as an “irrelevance” by the low-cost airline’s personnel director.

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Europe leads the way on staff consultation

11 Jan 2005

Most European countries are prepared for an EU directive that sets a general framework for informing and consulting employees about workplace issues that affect them. Stefan Corbanie reports

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Staff suggestions can be a valuable asset

13 Dec 2004

A well run suggestions scheme can deliver hundreds of thousands of pounds to the bottom line

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What’s in a name?

30 Nov 2004

Kaye Thorne explains why employer branding is the key to building both staff and customer loyalty

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CBI tells businesses to re-check staff consultation systems

24 Nov 2004

Businesses should analyse their employee consultation systems, even if they believe they are compliant with forthcoming legislation, according to the...

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TUC healthcare members back Agenda for Change programme

21 Oct 2004

The Transport & General Workers Union has confirmed that its NHS members have given their backing to new pay packages...

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All change

21 Sep 2004

Planning a relocation has enabled The Scottish Media Group to review its HR strategy.
Making a move seems to be...

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A different mindset

14 Sep 2004

Why measurement of performance is key to managing your mobile workers.

While mobile and remote working is increasingly common –...

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Turning appraisals around

1 Sep 2004

For 360-degree feedback to have real impact, it must be integrated into development plans. Margaret Kubicek looks at how to make this work

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All aboard

27 Jul 2004

Underlying the changes has been a more open approach to communication between all levels and departments. Whereas information had been...

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