Human capital

Human capital is a term used by HR to refer to the value of employees, when their skills, knowledge and ability are assessed.

Human capital reporting allows HR to measure and set out the value of human capital within the employer.


COA Solutions HCM system with swine flu screens goes live at Hay Group

2 Oct 2009

Hay Group, a global management consulting business specialising in organisational and workforce strategy has gone live with a human capital...

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HR departments lack tools to respond to economic upturn

24 Sep 2009

HR departments are ill prepared to deal with a potential economic upturn, new research has revealed. Almost a third of...

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Webinar: The vision of HR in 2020 with Oracle and Personnel Today

9 Jul 2009

Open forum discussion on the vision for the HR profession, what role HR must play in organisations in the future, and the big issues that will define the UK workplace in the coming years.

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Cutting graduate recruitment will prove costly in the long term

22 Jun 2009

Cutting back on graduate recruitment during the recession will not prove cost-effective for employers in the long-term, HR experts have...

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BA staff work for free: selling the unsellable

18 Jun 2009

British Airways has offered 40,000 staff the option to work for free for up to a month to protect their...

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20% of staff work 25 extra unpaid hours a week

16 Jun 2009

One in five employees have been working for an extra 25 hours a week unpaid during the recession – equivalent...

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Tap into skills surplus to survive recession

1 Jun 2009

Employers are operating on a skills surplus rather than facing a skills gap, and must change their management practices to...

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2,500 takers for McDonald’s A-level leads HR chief to dream of PhD

11 May 2009

McDonald’s’ HR chief hopes the burger chain will “one day” offer a PhD in restaurant management to existing staff.Courses equivalent...

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The cost of cutting jobs: legal Q&A

4 May 2009

Despite the downturn forcing many employers to address costs and consider layoffs, there are other ways of reducing staff costs - although they too can carry risks, says Michael Ball.

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Application Lynx provides new Oracle HR

15 Apr 2009

The new Oracle HCM solution for Meteor Mobile Communications, a leading Irish mobile communications provider was successfully implemented by Application Lynx...

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BT imposes pay freeze, although some execs may still pick up bonuses

12 Mar 2009

BT Group has implemented a pay freeze for its entire 100,000-strong UK workforce, although senior executives may still get paid...

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Proving the value of HR Technology. Real life metrics and case studies.

4 Mar 2009

The value that many organisations have achieved from Human Capital Management (HCM) technologies has been shown in a series of post-implementation reviews and Return on Investment (ROI) stories by CedarCrestone and Oracle.

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HR careers – from the Noughties to the Sixties

18 Feb 2009

HR has gone through a number of image overhauls over the years, but how much has it really changed? Five HR professionals who started out in each decade from the 1960s to the Noughties reveal how it was for them.

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Local Employment Partnership awards shortlist includes high street big names

29 Jan 2009

McDonalds, Asda and Royal Mail are among the big-name employers that have made it onto the shortlist for the regional...

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COA Solutions annouce launch of OpenPeople Lite

23 Jan 2009

UK business management and information systems provider, COA Solutions, today announces the launch of a new addition to its Smart Business...

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