HR strategy

Could your hiring processes be damaging your employer brand?

In a candidate-driven market, many businesses put their trust in agencies and external recruitment partners to find the best talent....

The four zones of team engagement and how to make the best of them

12 Dec 2018

Despite a huge body of research into employee engagement, little has focused on team dynamics. A team at Ashridge Executive...

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UK productivity levels better than feared

11 Dec 2018

British workers may be producing more goods and services per hour than longstanding economic indicators have suggested, according to new...

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Pay staff the ‘real’ Living Wage, investors urge FTSE 250 firms

10 Dec 2018

A group of investors has urged FTSE 250 to commit to paying their staff the “real” Living Wage

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Faster feedback will create a happier workplace

10 Dec 2018

Regularly assessing employee satisfaction can help create a transparent environment and allow issues to be tackled swiftly. Jim Barnett at...

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Sleep problems

‘Work dramas’ deprive employees of sleep

10 Dec 2018

Work dramas and project deadlines are the two aspects of the daily grind most likely to keep employees up at...

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University of London protest

Largest university in UK hit by boycott over outsourced staff

10 Dec 2018

Academics, students and leading politicians have launched a boycott of the University of London in support of outsourced workers

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Capita to appoint workers to its board

6 Dec 2018

Capita is to offer its staff non-executive director positions, making it the second company in the FTSE 250 to have...

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Sharp rise in number of UK employees looking for a new role

5 Dec 2018

Almost a quarter of UK employees are pondering leaving their current job, according to research company Gartner...

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Learning teams hold the key to productivity puzzle

5 Dec 2018

Learning and development departments must take ownership of business productivity, according to line managers interviewed by Knowledgepool.

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Employees rank Anglian Water as UK’s best place to work

5 Dec 2018

East of England utility Anglian Water has been ranked as the best place to work in the UK, according to...

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‘Total talent management’ could solve the productivity puzzle

3 Dec 2018

Faced with uncertain access to labour and the need to reskill workers in the coming years, how can organisations take...

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The leaving collection: the end of the whip-round?

30 Nov 2018

The traditional collection for a departing colleague faces an uncertain future – is it dying out? Can HR do anything...

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Use apprenticeships to get ready for the workforce of the future

29 Nov 2018

Apprenticeships will play a vital role in helping employers embrace new developments in technology, according to research from The 5%...

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Average wages could fall 10% in no-deal Brexit

28 Nov 2018

Wages could drop by an average of 10% in the event of a no-deal Brexit, though workers will lose out...

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