Employee relations

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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Does union recovery signal end to decades of decline?

13 Apr 2004

While a slight upturn in membership numbers has given unions hope for a revival, fear of the 'awkward squad' could ensure that this is only a blip in a long downward slope to oblivion.

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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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Taking the fight to the bullies

6 Apr 2004

An initiative from the DTI and the Amicus union aims to help organisations take more proactive approach to dealing with...

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Supermarket giant checks out

16 Mar 2004

Safeway's HR director, Rebecca Ivers, talks exclusively to Personnel Today about the supermarket chain's much-publicised merger with rival Morrisons, and the challenges it presented for the HR department

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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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Time of change for Westminster

9 Mar 2004

Jonathan Evans,HR director at Westminster City Council, explains why he's excited about his move from the private to the public sector.

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Driving home equality

1 Mar 2004

Bowing to pressure from its trade unions, BMW Group’s once strike-ridden Oxford plant agreed to take a partnership approach to...

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