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.


HR must stop turning a blind eye to HCM

2 Nov 2004

This week’s exclusive research with Deloitte into human capital management (HCM) is a sobering read for HR practitioners. Almost 40...

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Business must use people delay to make sure people count

2 Nov 2004

UK organisations continue to face an uphill task on human capital measurement

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Is HCM dead in the water?

2 Nov 2004

It promised so much, but amounted to so little. The Accounting for People report has simply let the HR profession down

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Better value from learning

1 Nov 2004

For organisations to get the most from development, the role of line managers is essential. We ask readers how to...

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Employers force delay in need to report on people

19 Oct 2004

New corporate reporting requirements due to come into force in the New Year are set to be delayed by at...

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Healthier workers are more productive

2 Sep 2004

People with good health can be 20 per cent more productive than their less healthy colleagues, according to initial findings...

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Job swaps for succession planning

1 Sep 2004

On-the-job learning in the form of internal job swaps and secondments are helping Britannia Building Society address recruitment difficulties.

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Beyond the spin

29 Jun 2004

HR must look past the hype of 'great places to work' and start measuring the people policies that offer a competitive advantage.

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All counting for nothing

25 May 2004

Where has the Government's brief flirtation with human capital management led us? And what's happened to its report?

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Measure up

13 Apr 2004

In the first of a two-part series on human capital management,Paul Kearns looks at the business case for measuring your 'number one asset'

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Managing your critical assets

1 Mar 2004

Ceri Thomas explains the thinking behind human capital management and how it can be applied as a strategic tool for improving the bottom line of the business

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