HR transformation

HR transformation is the process of implementing change to the way in which the organisation as a whole delivers HR.

Common reasons for organisations to embark on HR transformation include meeting business goals such as improving capacity to recruit and retain the right people and aligning HR more closely with business strategy.

Shared services at HM Prison Service: how has HR coped with the change so far?

13 Feb 2007

Last year, HM Prison Service announced a move to shared services it hopes will save £30m a year. How has HR coped with the change so far? Nic Paton reports.

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Angie Risley quits as HR director of Whitbread to join Lloyds TSB

29 Jan 2007

Angie Risley is stepping down from her role as HR director of Whitbread.Risley is joining Lloyds TSB in May as...

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Accenture named top HR outsourcer

21 Dec 2006

Accenture has closed a hugely successful 2006 by being named the worldwide leader in HR outsourcing by analysis specialist IDC.The...

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Deloitte’s HR transformation specialist tells HR to develop the skills of a consultant

4 Dec 2006

HR professionals need to become more like consultants if they are to keep their jobs in the future, according to...

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Staff pay the price for HR’s ambitions

17 Oct 2006

While HR focuses on becoming more strategic, research shows it is losing sight of its responsibilities to employees, allowing bullying to flourish.

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Centrica signs seven-and-a-half year HR outsourcing deal with Hewitt Associates

10 Jul 2006

British Gas parent firm Centrica has signed a seven-and-a-half year HR business process outsourcing contract covering its 30,000 UK staff.

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HR’s top 40 power players

13 Jun 2006

Guess who? the most powerful figure in HR? With employment policies and practices changing all the time, there’s plenty of opportunity for HR to prove its worth in business, government and even on the global stage. So who are the new faces and who’s out of the spotlight? Personnel Today counts down the top 40 power players for 2006. Compiled by Scott Beagrie and Sue Weekes.

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HR Directors Club on transformation

30 Jun 2005

A dozen of the UK's leading HR directors recently gathered together at a networking event on HR transformation. The event, organised and hosted by the HR Directors Club and HR consultancy Arinso, heard members tackle a variety of issues.

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The leaders who changed HR

22 Jan 2002

Some the great captains of industry have had a profound effecton people management.Jane Lewis examines thelegacy they have leftto HR

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HR shake-up helps Sainsbury’s compete

22 Jan 2002

Sainsbury’s claims its latest sales figures show it is closing the gap on
Tesco mid-way through a three-year change programme...

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HR is at the heart of huge growth plans at Unilever

30 Oct 2001

goods giant Unilever has put HR at the centre of its bid to transform the
company and achieve ambitious...

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HR must be on the top rung of the corporate ladder to boost profits

23 Oct 2001

The figures below show that firms with HR board members are well ahead of the rest in terms of share value. The profession asks, what more proof do CEOs need of its value? By Mike Broad

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