Tax increase threat for two million workers

9 Feb 2005

Any changes to the tax-free mileage allowance for employees in the forthcoming Budget could leave more than 2 million employees out of pocket, according to accountancy firm Ernst & Young.

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Hospitality workers upbeat about 24-hour working

4 Feb 2005

More than half of pub, hotel and restaurant workers welcome the change to flexible closing times, believing it will bring them more flexible working hours

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Whitbread employees collect share-save dividend

3 Feb 2005

The hospitality company's share scheme will pay out £2.6m to employees who have invested for three years

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Media firm tunes in to flexible benefits as system goes online

25 Jan 2005

Media owner Chrysalis Group hopes to cut costs and improve staff motivation by rolling out an online flexible benefits system...

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Bonus for IT workers as companies fight for talent

11 Jan 2005

IT companies are set to give employees more bonus payouts and other benefits in an attempt to retain, recruit and...

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Number’s up for HR as IT drives ahead in status game

16 Nov 2004

Beleaguered HR professionals may feel that IT is valued more highly than them in business – and this latest revelation...

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Leading businesses start to see benefits of flexible approach

10 Nov 2004

It appears the Government’s push towards a more flexible working nation is paying off with news that 90 per cent...

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Flexible benefits schemes get heavyweight support

9 Nov 2004

Chief executives and finance directors are increasingly taking an active interest in flexible benefit schemes as they realise the positive...

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Improved technology pushes flexible working up the agenda

20 Oct 2004

Flexible reward is a business need and no longer a ‘nice-to-have’, according to consultancy Watson Wyatt. Morag Prosser, a senior...

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Health insurer offers cheaper deal to the fit

5 Oct 2004

A health insurer is to offer lower premiums to people who work out regularly at the gym.

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Do benefits packages score with staff?

23 Mar 2004

A recent survey reveals that organisations have not got to grips with how best to motivate and retain staff using benefits packages despite clear evidence that they can work wonders with morale.

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Red tape stifles development of HR across European Union

16 Mar 2004

A survey of HR across Europe reveals that most countries are struggling to come to terms with the European legislation mountain. Surprisingly, reports Michael Millar the UK is ahead of the pack in adapting to change

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How to set up an incentive scheme

17 Feb 2004

As well as keeping them happy, rewarding staff can help organisations with retention and development.

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An absorbing tale

20 Jan 2004

Alex Blyth is gripped by the absorbing tale of how Deloitte integrated 3,500 new staff in a near seamless transfer

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Teachers walk out over cost of living allowance

14 Mar 2002

Hundreds of thousands of school children in the London area have been told to stay at home as teachers stage...

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