Royal Mail loses appeal against agency worker decision

Royal Mail and Angard lose their appeal over definition of agency workers and the employment rights the group is entitled to.

How Honest Burgers is preparing furloughed staff for the future

24 Apr 2020

The coronavirus lockdown has hit the hospitality sector hard, with thousands of employees currently unable to work. But restaurant chain...

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Eight steps to a successful secondment

19 Aug 2014

Employee secondments can benefit employers as a means of developing good business relationships and sharing and enhancing employees’ skills. At...

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An introduction to the Training and E-learning Smart Buyer

22 Aug 2010

Free buyer’s guides from Personnel Today to help
you make the right buying decisions in HR

Smart Buyer provides the...

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Government woos employers for graduate internship scheme

29 Apr 2009

Employers are being urged to register online for a new graduate internship scheme, which will be run centrally by the...

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Second high-profile Civil Service secondment as Whitehall embraces outside opportunities

13 Jun 2008

Another high-profile Whitehall HR professional has been seconded to work in the private sector.Susie Maxwell, who had most recently been...

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Changing places

6 Dec 2005

Can doing work experience outside HR really help you get on in your career? David Wells, head of HR at Chiron Vaccines, argues that a secondment is worth the risk

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Birmingham Council staff to join IT services firm in £420m partnership deal

5 Dec 2005

Hundreds of IT staff at Birmingham City Council are to be seconded to a joint venture with Capita

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Volunteering is good for business

4 Nov 2004

New research has revealed the positive effects of getting staff involved in community volunteering.The results of a study into employee...

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Environmental charities benefit from staff volunteers

29 Oct 2004

A new type of volunteer is emerging, according to a report by the National Trust.‘Employee volunteering’ was relatively unheard of...

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Stepping in to a new role

6 Jan 2004

With secondments becoming part and parcel of the modern workplace, would you be willing to swap roles and try something completely new?

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