Nick Golding

About Nick Golding

Is volunteering still on your agenda?

7 Jun 2011

Given the challenging economic environment that UK companies are operating within, the fact that many companies continue to allow employees to devote...

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Five tips to encourage mental wellbeing in the workplace

18 May 2011

If an employee is suffering from stress there are many ways the organisation can help them get through it. Nick...

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Employers failing to support stressed staff

16 May 2011

Many employers are failing to invest enough in the health and wellbeing of their workers and must change their attitudes...

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Aberdeen City Council set to pay record salary for top job

21 Sep 2010

Aberdeen City Council will reward its next chief executive with a record salary of almost £142,000, the Scotsman has reported.
The...

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Cornwall Council plans to cut 2,000 jobs in four years

21 Sep 2010

Around 2,000 jobs are to go at Cornwall Council over the next four years, as the authority attempts to cut...

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Ferry director claims skilled British crew members hard to find

21 Sep 2010

A Dutch director of a ferry company has reportedly claimed that it is hard to find properly trained British workers...

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Leicestershire council to cut senior management by ten

21 Sep 2010

Charnwood Borough Council in Leicestershire wants to reduce senior management posts from 28 to 18 in an effort to boost...

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Hong Kong-based BA female cabin crew seek UK tribunal on retirement rights

27 Nov 2009

A number of British Airways female cabin crew have claimed that their employer’s policy of forcing retirement upon Hong Kong-based...

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Pensions auto enrolment and personal accounts

4 Nov 2009

Auto-enrolment of job holders into personal account pensions looms larger by the day. What should employers do to get ready? Terry Saeedi assesses that and other issues including recent revisions by the Department for Work and Pensions.

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Mentoring scheme to boost number of ethnic minority women councillors

26 Oct 2009

The government has launched a national mentoring programme designed to boost the numbers of black, Asian and minority ethnic women...

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Acas temps policy branded ‘sneaky’ and ‘unfair’

26 Oct 2009

Acas has been labelled “sneaky” and “unfair” after it emerged it hired temps and ended their contracts one week before...

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Royal Mail refuses Acas involvement until strikes are called off

23 Oct 2009

The involvement of conciliation service Acas in the Royal Mail dispute over pay and working conditions hinges on the Communication...

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Higher pay awards for private sector staff in 2010 on the cards

23 Oct 2009

Almost half of private sector employers are confident they will be able to offer staff higher pay awards in 2010...

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Cheltenham Council job cuts follow shared services move

23 Oct 2009

Cheltenham Borough Council is to cut the equivalent of 14 full-time posts under a new shared services programme that will...

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Agency workers’ rights clampdown will stop employers evading AWD rules

22 Oct 2009

Employers that try to evade the cost of giving agency workers the same employment terms as full-time staff after 12...

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