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The team from AdviserPlus collect the HR Supplier Partnership Award

Personnel Today Awards 2016: HR Supplier Partnership shortlist announced

15 Sep 2016

The shortlist has now been announced for this year’s HR Supplier Partnership Award, the category that recognises the achievements of...

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Five important employment law cases in 2016… and five more to come

21 Jul 2016

Your annual summer round-up of the most important employment law cases 2016 has seen so far, and those still to come…

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Acas chair Brendan Barber

Social media and employee voice: go with the flow or fight the tide?

17 May 2016

Social media appears to be the ideal platform for employers to harness employees’ voices, but many organisations are hesitant about...

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Penguin Random House HRD: “Degrees are a lazy sifting tool”

25 Apr 2016

Penguin Random House this year joined a select group of employers to remove the requirement for a degree for new...

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The shape of today’s business: What is the “new normal”?

14 Mar 2016

PROMOTED | The HR landscape is a changing one and new research from GigaOM examines some of the most problematic and promising issues confronting businesses today.

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Rob Brydon hosted the 2016 RAD Awards

Havas People and NOMS take top prize at 2016 RAD Awards

1 Feb 2016

A campaign to recruit prison officers has won the coveted Work of the Year prize at the 2016 RAD Awards....

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Use of Yammer and Jive increases engagement, finds XpertHR

20 Jan 2016

Internal social media platforms such as Yammer and Jive are on the radar of more than one-third of organisations as...

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Employers can monitor private messages, ECHR rules

13 Jan 2016

Employers can justify reading workers’ private online messages, after a judgment yesterday in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)....

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Employee engagement: telling stories through pictures

18 Dec 2015

Despite sites such as Instagram and Pinterest enjoying huge popularity with consumers, organisations are yet to fully embrace the power...

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Performance reviews: the benefits of getting social with feedback

15 Dec 2015

A growing number of employers are ditching the annual performance review in favour of more regular chances to recognise staff....

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Referrals lead to better quality hires, finds Jobvite

16 Nov 2015

Although employee referrals make up a small proportion of propsective candidates for roles, according to Jobvite, they lead to better...

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While often associated with fun, some aspects of Halloween in the workplace can cause offence.

Halloween in the workplace: five legal issues to scare employers

26 Oct 2015

Halloween is becoming an increasingly extravagant and high-profile event in the UK, having traditionally lagged behind US celebrations each October....

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Wicked witch

Airport worker dismissed over treatment of colleague who “unfriended” her on Facebook

17 Aug 2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has overturned a tribunal decision that an employee was unfairly dismissed after placing an image...

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Social media misconduct: fair dismissal for Facebook boasts of getting drunk while on standby

10 Aug 2015

An employment tribunal was wrong to conclude that a Scottish Canals employee was unfairly dismissed after he posted Facebook comments...

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Social media engagement: building a more collaborative workforce

21 Jul 2015

Using social media specifically to heighten employee engagement is not as established as its other uses, despite the potential for...

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