HR practice

Puzzle it out

10 Feb 2004

Painting an accurate picture of prospective employees is becoming increasingly critical for organisations, but how does HR go about doing it? Kath Burke looks at the techniques of pre-employment screening

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Turnover turnaround

10 Feb 2004

How time and attendance software has helped New Look cut staff turnover and improve the bottom line

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Big adventures

1 Feb 2004

Organisations are taking a more strategic approach to their use of the outdoors in experiential learning. Margaret Kubicek takes a look at how providers are responding to client needs

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Your move

1 Feb 2004

Relocating a workplace opens a whole can of worms in terms of employee rights to redundancy and extra payments. Consider...

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Raising your game

27 Jan 2004

A panel formed by The Work Foundation to tackle the issue of low productivity in the UK has led to the creation of a High Performance Index, a practical yardstick businesses can measure themselves against to raise their game.

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The new space age

20 Jan 2004

Pleasant, designed workplaces can bring many benefits, from improved productivity and morale to an enhanced corporate identity.

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Campaign for leisure

20 Jan 2004

As work continues to dominate all aspects of our lives, the true value of leisure is only a distant memory

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The Magnificent Seven

13 Jan 2004

Who are the greatest HR directors of all time? Scott Beagrie conducts a global search for HR giants, and comes to some intriguing conclusions

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A real eye-opener

6 Jan 2004

Roisin Woolnough takes a look at how a new managing director turned around the fortunes of T-Mobile

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Glasgow NHS to promote healthier commuting for staff

14 Jul 2003

The
NHS in greater Glasgow has unveiled radical plans to cut traffic congestion in
the city by promoting healthier travel...

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BBC freelancers make history with union recognition vote

2 May 2003

BBC
freelancers in Bristol have won the right to vote on union recognition.
The
legal body which oversees new legislation...

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Tesco offers work experience to gap-year students

17 Oct 2002

Tesco
has launched a new gap-year programme to cater for student caught up in the
A-level grading fiasco.
The
scheme,...

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M&S offers prisoners work experience

20 Sep 2002

Marks
& Spencer is offering work experience to prisoners to help them develop new
skills and prepare them for life...

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HSE launches work experience safety guide

17 Sep 2002

The
HSE has launched a guide to warn teachers and pupils about the health and
safety risks involved in work...

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Employers should not count on confidentiality

28 May 2002

EAT rules employment tribunals must exercise discretion when employers claim confidential material cannot be presented

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