Workforce planning

Workforce planning, also commonly known as “succession planning” is the process whereby employers ensure that it has enough people with the right skills and leadership potential to step into business-critical positions at the right time.


Dear Charles, you were wrong

16 Nov 2004

Were we conned by predictions about the end of work as we know it? An open letter to social philosopher, Charles Handy

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Thinking outside the box

16 Nov 2004

With staff shortages creating concerns across the prison service, Simon Kent looks
at the problems faced by HMP Wandsworth, and how it plans to resolve them

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British Chambers of Commerce warns Government over retirement age plans

12 Nov 2004

More than a third of British businesses could be damaged if the Government decides to remove the right of companies...

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Manufacturing jobs on the line as output falls

12 Nov 2004

About 22,000 jobs in UK manufacturing could be lost in the next three months as output lags in many areas,...

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UK manufacturers call for minimum wage formula

12 Nov 2004

The UK’s manufacturers have called for a pre-determined formula to be used for setting future increases in the National Minimum...

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IT contractor boom as firms struggle to fill vacancies

19 Oct 2004

Demand for IT contractors has increased dramatically over the past year as organisations step up their investment in IT development....

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Simply the best

8 Jun 2004

WL Gore & Associates is the best employer in Britain, according to the Sunday Times' 100 Best Companies to Work For 2004 list.

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It’s the way we work… not the people

16 Mar 2004

John Seddon argues that command and control cultures are failing organisations and that HR should drive forward new ways of working

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Help wanted

9 Mar 2004

All HR challenges in the social services pale into insignificance in the face of ongoing recruitment problems.

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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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