Employee relations

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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How to keep scientists keen

25 May 2004

When a host of tactics failed to keep staff on board, theHR director at Evotec OAI tried a different tack.

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HR must change its attitude

25 May 2004

Children's minister Margaret Hodge tells Nic Paton why childcare must be seen as a core business responsibility

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Childcare? What childcare?

25 May 2004

The Government has made it easier for employers to provide childcare, but there is still a lack of awareness of the options.

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HR profession is its own worst critic

18 May 2004

Directors attending the Richmond Events conference aboard The Aurora indulged themselves with a lot of self analysis during a question-time debate.

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Fears of an army reservist backlash prove unfounded

18 May 2004

The deployment of army reservists in Iraq requires a balancing act between the employee's right to be reinstated on their return, and the employer's right to protect its business interests. John Charlton reports on the state of play so far

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Sniffing out the evidence

11 May 2004

Sherlock
Holmes and a whole pack of sniffer dogs would be little use in the fight
against ‘cyber-crime’. But fortunately,...

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Playing fair

1 May 2004

The European Court of Justice is Europe’s supreme legal body that ensures legislation is consistent in each member state. Its...

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HR is the key to retaining talent

27 Apr 2004

Economic experts have come to the conclusion that to succeed business must be more flexible with benefits

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