Employee relations

Big payouts boost number of tribunals

2 Sep 2004

High-profile sex discrimination cases with large payouts for City workers could be partly responsible for the increase in employment tribunals...

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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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Facing NHS problems head-on

10 Aug 2004

Andrew Foster, HR director at the NHS, talks to Mike Berry about managing vast numbers in the world's third largest workforce

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Dispensing with the disposable

10 Aug 2004

Long-term relationships at work are back in vogue as employers tire of the disposable workforce. Or so the facts suggest

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When an invitation to resign can backfire

10 Aug 2004

Inviting
an under-performing employee to resign with a favourable compensation package
may be seen as a quick and effective way...

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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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Time to listen

1 Jul 2004

Top 10 questions you need to consider before the Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2005 take effect from next March.

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Bigger numbers add up for finance union

29 Jun 2004

This summer, financial services union Unifi merges with Amicus to create one of the UK's biggest trade unions. Michael Millar asks Unifi's joint general secretary, Rory Murphy, about the impact this will have on employers and on the future of the unions

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Believing in the workers

22 Jun 2004

The Archbishop of Canterbury believes portfolio working is no kind of job for a person of integrity. He's right - up to a point

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Bully boy tactics

15 Jun 2004

Tribunals and becoming more adversarial and too many frivolous claims are getting through. Roisin Wollnough asks whether the system is failing employers

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How to make work more meaningful

8 Jun 2004

There is more demand for greater 'meaning' at work. Linda Holbeche highlights key findings from a new study, and looks at how HR can help employers to build better relationships with their employees

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Stop the press

1 Jun 2004

No company wants to be in the headlines for losing an Employment Tribunal case with an employee. Follow our three-point...

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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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Transfer trivia

1 Jun 2004

Is the Code of Practice on public sector staff transfers really preventing two-tier workforces?

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