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.

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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From absence to attendance

13 Jul 2004

Sickness absence is no longer a medical issue for employers, it is a strategic one.

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Retail therapy

1 Jun 2004

UK companies will soon have to set up works councils and consult employees before organisational changes are made – a...

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US union busters land in UK

13 Apr 2004

The shadow of European interference still dominates in the media despite the recent appearance of US 'union busters'

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Barking up the wrong tree

16 Mar 2004

HR is right to believe cynicism is a major threat to working life, but remember: cynics have never been a barrel of laughs

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