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.


Admin keeps HR off the strategic path

7 Dec 2004

HR professionals are spending most of their time on administrative tasks, leaving strategic considerations by the wayside.
Tasks including booking...

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Is Marxism the missing link between HR and HCM?

30 Nov 2004

HR Hartley on human capital management

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Letters

30 Nov 2004

Future predictions are correct

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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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Council cleared in ‘peverse’ racial discrimination case

17 Nov 2004

Glasgow City Council was cleared last week of racial discrimination against two employees seeking promotion.
Clarence Bvunzai was awarded £48,681...

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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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Japanese research makes link between computer use and eye problems

16 Nov 2004

Excessive computer use might be damaging to eyesight and could even lead to blindness, according to research.
In a study...

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Experts urge M&S to rethink people policy

16 Nov 2004

Embattled high street retailer Marks & Spencer needs to take HR seriously if it is to have any chance of...

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Letters

16 Nov 2004

HCM is not dead in the water As a fan of Stephen Overell’s challenging ‘Off Message’ pieces, it was very disappointing...

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National Enterprise Week aims to inspire the young

15 Nov 2004

At the start of the first ever National Enterprise Week, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has called on small...

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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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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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TUC to push for rise in adult minimum wage

11 Nov 2004

In its annual submission to the Low Pay Commission (LPC), the TUC will today recommend an increase in the adult...

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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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People still a low priority for UK plc

2 Nov 2004

More than 40 per cent of senior HR professionals don’t see measuring human capital as a priority for their business,...

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