Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust gets thumbs up for ‘Staying Healthy at Work’

Press release uploaded by on 13 February 2012

Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has become the first workplace in the East of England to achieve a Staying Healthy at Work accreditation known as ‘aSHAWd’. The aSHAWd stamp of approval is part of an NHS East of England programme to improve the physical, mental and social wellbeing of employees in both the public and […]

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Oops! Jelf Employee Benefits does it again: three awards won

Press release uploaded by on 10 February 2012

Three awards have been won by Jelf Employee Benefits at the 2012 Corporate Adviser Awards: Healthcare Adviser of the Year Group Risk Adviser of the Year Best Cashplan Solution The company had been shortlisted for all three in the first rounds of judging and have now been successful in being awarded them all. This is […]

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CrossKnowledge presents the results of the first e-learning barometer in Europe

Press release uploaded by on 9 February 2012

The results of the first barometer on the use of e-learning in Europe*, conducted by CrossKnowledge, number one in distance learning solutions in Europe, and Ipsos a leader in global market research, were presented today as part of the Learning Technologies conference in London. An unprecedented initiative, the results confirm the growing use of e-learning […]

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Calling all Businesses: Apply now and get your slice of £60m government funding

Press release uploaded by on 9 February 2012

Leading North West Apprenticeship provider, Alliance Learning, wants small and medium sized businesses in the North West to get in touch urgently and apply for their share of a new £60m government grant which has been launched to support the recruitment of Apprentices. The National Apprenticeship Service will provide up to 40,000 grants of £1,500 […]

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Tillison Consulting chooses Brighter Option’s SAM software for Work the World campaign

Press release uploaded by on 9 February 2012

Leading internet marketing agency Tillison Consulting, today announces that it is using Facebook ad management software, SAM by Brighter Option (www.brighteroption.com ), to manage campaigns for healthcare placement specialist, Work The World and by doing so has increased the click through rate (CTR) by 90 per cent. Work the World was founded in 2005 by […]

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Bosses across the globe are failing in the basics of leadership

Press release uploaded by on 9 February 2012

New research among employees across the globe* finds that leaders lack empathy with their staff, have poor leadership skills and that a third of them are ineffective. The report, from talent management company DDI, found that one in three respondents (34%) said they only sometimes or never consider their leader to be effective, and well […]

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Global expansion for international recruiter BW Penman

Press release uploaded by on 8 February 2012

Leading recruitment specialists, BW Penman, has strengthened its global offering with the launch of a new office in Australia. Already operating internationally, the recruiter will now trade in the Asia Pacific market under BW Penman PTY Ltd, from its new base in Sydney. BW Penman’s current Global Head of Energy, Chris Mills, has relocated to […]

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Gold medal for Cascade HR’s cloud solution

Press release uploaded by on 7 February 2012

Cascade HR has been awarded prestigious Microsoft Gold partner status for its popular cloud solution. The system has been rigorously tested to ensure it meets an extensive list of strict criteria, all designed to assess the software’s security and integrity. Having passed all requirements with flying colours Cascade can now add this impressive accolade to […]

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Economic Climate Focusing Learning and Development on Business Efficiencies

Press release uploaded by on 7 February 2012

A new survey from GoodPractice highlights key industry changes during past 12 months. Supporting stability and growth is the main priority for learning and development professionals in UK organisations, according to the results of the fourth UK Learning Trends Index. 250 respondents recently completed the survey conducted by GoodPractice in conjunction with Reed Learning and […]

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Students expect to work more for less money and high achievers expect to make fewer job applications

Press release uploaded by on 7 February 2012

Student’s salary expectations have dropped over the last four years but the number of hours they expect to work has risen, according to figures from the trendence Graduate Barometer UK edition. The annual study of 15,000 UK students shows the average expected salary for a first job upon graduation has dropped from a peak of […]

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