HR strategy

Turner faces the tough stuff

28 Sep 2004

Out go the big presentations. In come Alf Turner's plans for British Gas staff and, in turn, its customers

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Where does the environment fit in?

21 Sep 2004

HR needs to get employee buy-in for environmental policies to be truly effective.
HR professionals with an awareness of sustainability...

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UK firms caught in the net as US tightens corporate regulation law

21 Sep 2004

US corporate governance has been strengthened to restore public trust in listed companies and enhance the transparency of corporate reporting.

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Trust is the key for retail giant

14 Sep 2004

Tesco has become the country's leading retailer by putting its faith in its people and the unions that represent them. The result? A dynamic workplace that delivers quality service to its customers while at the same time bringing in the revenue.

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Letters

14 Sep 2004

This
week’s letters
Is time running out for the Working Time
Directive?
UK
employers must be vigilant about the European...

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Middleman takes centre stage

7 Sep 2004

The trend for outsourcing has created a dramatic increase in ‘middlemania‘ – and it’s a disease that is infecting all...

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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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Employment policies for staff ethics on increase

7 Sep 2004

The use of employment policies on the ethical treatment of staff is on the increase, according to an IRS survey....

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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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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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Share and share alike?

24 Aug 2004

With new laws on information and consultation due from next April, employers are still confused about how much sensitive information they should divulge to staff representatives.

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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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Facing NHS problems head-on

10 Aug 2004

Andrew Foster, HR director at the NHS, talks to Mike Berry about managing vast numbers in the world's third largest workforce

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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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