Change management

Change management is the process by the employer, with the involvement of HR, of managing the move to new ways of working, an organisational restructure, or the introduction new processes.

The management of change within the workplace is something that all employers have to deal with. Change can be a difficult thing for employees, particularly if it involves redundancies or TUPE transfers.

Google is coolest company

22 Nov 2004

Google, the internet search engine, has been named the ‘World’s Coolest Company’ by the Unshrink network of international business leaders....

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Union warns Royal Mail to focus on quality of service

18 Nov 2004

The Communication Workers Union has warned Royal Mail managers that they must focus on service quality now it has returned...

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DTI launches programme to make UK scientific centre of excellence

17 Nov 2004

The Department of Trade and Indstry (DTI) will today launch its five-year programme putting science, innovation and technology at the...

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Union warns of job losses as Barclays prepares to restructure IT operations

15 Nov 2004

The jobs of hundreds of staff and contractors at Barclays are at risk under plans by the bank to restructure...

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Leading businesses start to see benefits of flexible approach

10 Nov 2004

It appears the Government’s push towards a more flexible working nation is paying off with news that 90 per cent...

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Change? Give it a rest

7 Sep 2004

Stephen Offord, group HR director at Axa UK, explains why he thinks change programmes are doomed to fail.

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Hackney HR leads the way

24 Aug 2004

Hackney Council suffers from a poor public image, yet it has the won Investors in People kitemark. HR assistant chief executive Terry McDougall tells how she and her team did it.

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Reinventing Reuters

24 Aug 2004

After several years in decline, global information agency Reuters is at last getting back on track. Global HR director Mark...

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Dispensing with the disposable

10 Aug 2004

Long-term relationships at work are back in vogue as employers tire of the disposable workforce. Or so the facts suggest

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Spirit of co-operation

1 Jul 2004

Helen Sweeney, HR director at Co-operative Financial Services, explains how a programme of change will allow learning to flourish

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Early intervention

8 Jun 2004

A new report by the CIPD into restructuring reveals that people issues come way down the list of priorities.

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All change

23 Mar 2004

Catering services company Sodexho needed to overhaul its processes to become more commercially focusedThe business Sodexho provides catering and support...

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Green shoots

16 Mar 2004

Massive losses and growing competition have forced Royal Mail to propagate massive changes, and the new Chief Learning Officer Kevin Green is helping to sow the seeds of recovery.

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An absorbing tale

20 Jan 2004

Alex Blyth is gripped by the absorbing tale of how Deloitte integrated 3,500 new staff in a near seamless transfer

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