Martin Couzins

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About Martin Couzins

Martin is an experienced business-to-business journalist who has spent many years covering the HR and L&D sectors. As well as writing and curating content on these topics, he runs Massive Open Online Courses through MOOC Pro as well as a digital content and communications agency Itsdevelopmental.

Business must be ready when disaster strikes

16 May 2006

The publication last week of two reports into the 7 July terrorist attacks in London, coupled with the findings of...

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Win an exclusive invitation to the WorkWise UK summit

25 Apr 2006

Personnel Today has 30 tickets to give away to the exclusive WorkWise UK summit, held at the QEII Conference Centre in Westminster, London, on Wednesday 3 May.

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MPs and unions unite to call for focus on Olympic training

31 Jan 2006

Employers bidding for 2012 Olympics contracts should be forced to include commitments on staff training in their proposals, MPs and union leaders said last week.

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Raw emotion

10 Jan 2006

Martin Couzins discovers how chief executive of Nationwide, Philip Williamson, gets his employees emotionally involved in the business.It is not...

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Unionist outsourcing recruit shows imaginative thinking

7 Jun 2005

Hats off to Bob Fawthrop, chief executive of outsourcing company Morgan Chambers, who has just recruited Rory Murphy, one of the UK’s leading unionists, as its HR director.

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Your HR department needs support too

15 Mar 2005

The news that HR professionals are less likely to cope with life's most unsettling events than any other profession isn't in itself surprising, but it is worrying.

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Delivering a resounding message to government

1 Mar 2005

Yesterday, Personnel Today presented the Department of Trade and Industry with the HR profession's response to the draft consultation on Operating and Financial Reviews.

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Family-friendly policy tops 2005 government agenda

18 Jan 2005

The general election is likely to see all major parties promising policies to improve voters' work-life balance

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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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HR admin system will save MoD £600m

28 Oct 2004

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a deal for an HR administration system that is set to save the...

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Delivering change

27 Apr 2004

With a new managing director and a place on the board, the HR director at TNT Express has a lot to look forward to.

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Come on – give Bob a job!

10 Feb 2004

One man's search for a job through traditional methods failed. So he set up his own website and started a personal marketing campaign. Could this be the future for jobseekers?

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