Dawn Nolan

Dawn Nolan

About Dawn Nolan

Former group editor of Personnel Today, Dawn Nolan is now a regular freelance contributor. She has 18 years’ experience of writing, editing and commissioning for business and consumer media.
Giving out advice without professional indemnity insurance could have unforeseen consequences/ Photo: Blend Images/REX/Shutterstock

Do I need professional indemnity insurance as an HR consultant?

11 Apr 2016

Professional indemnity insurance is not a legal requirement for HR consultants, but it can offer valuable protection. Dawn Nolan looks...

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HR-outsourcing

HR outsourcing: a sophisticated, innovative future?

13 May 2015

HR services made up one-fifth of all outsourcing deals in 2014, and contracts are evolving from transactional HR to more...

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US-UK-HR-similariities

Transatlantic trends: HR in the US vs the UK

1 May 2015

Given the huge disparities in the levels of maternity pay and annual leave, UK professionals could be forgiven for thinking...

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Personnel Today Awards 2008: Award for Best HR Strategy in Line with Business

14 Nov 2008

This award is aimed at HR teams that can demonstrate they have achieved genuine strategic status within their organisations. Entries outlined...

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HR Power Players list 2008

26 Sep 2008

The wait is over. We’ve completed our quest to identify the people making the biggest impact in HR and business...

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Equality Bill measures could open a can of worms

30 Jun 2008

HR legal eagles will need to swap their summer read for some serious Equality Bill swotting, following the raft of...

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Expert predicts ‘hydrogen economy’ will create millions of jobs

11 Apr 2008

Millions of new jobs could be created over the next 25 years if businesses embrace the ‘hydrogen economy’, according to...

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Diversity divas need to sing about the benefits

7 Apr 2008

As our story on page 4 points out, employment minister Stephen Timms is urging HR “to recognise and embrace the...

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Personnel Today Awards 2008 launched

11 Mar 2008

This week marks the launch of the most prestigious event in the HR calendar – the Personnel Today Awards 2008.

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HR must address financial education for employees

7 Mar 2008

With the UK’s debt crisis becoming an all too familiar story, HR professionals – just like consumers – might be...

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Mediation move welcome as tribunal claims spiral

11 Feb 2008

News of the clampdown on unnecessary tribunals could not have come soon enough. The number of employment tribunal cases rose...

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Recession: testing times require tried and tested HR tactics

28 Jan 2008

In the current media frenzy over the threat of a recession, human resources (HR) must brace itself for redundancies in...

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Ignore the predictions of doom and focus on you

7 Jan 2008

As one year ends, and another begins, the temptation to predict what will happen during the next 12 months is...

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Employers’ Law editor’s comment – disability

15 Oct 2007

The definition of what constitutes a disability has perplexed employers for years as they grapple to keep up with evolving...

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Age discrimination: a guide for employers

1 Oct 2007

What is age discrimination? Ageism is defined as any prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of age. In other words,...

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