Strategy

Organisations not doing enough to help employees reach full potential, believe UK HR professionals

‘Businesses are not doing enough to encourage employees to reach their full potential’, is a striking viewpoint to emerge from a survey conducted by Cascade HR. In a poll of 447 UK-wide Human Resources professionals, the research found that 44% believe the workforce does not have enough support to thrive, with a further 23% unsure […]

Electric vehicle education urgently needed, says CLM

Press release uploaded by on 20 November 2017

Drivers require extensive education on the various electric and hybrid powered vehicles on the market before sales of Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs) will start to accelerate towards Government targets. So says Newport Pagnell based CLM Fleet Management, part of the Maxxia Group, following research it commissioned last month which showed drivers’ knowledge of EVs and […]

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Talent data must be combined for strategic gain, claims new paper

Press release uploaded by on 17 November 2017

Organisations can enhance their talent management practices and transform their success by combining and utilising employee data from assessments, performance reviews, engagement surveys, exit polls and other measures, according to a new white paper from international assessment specialist cut-e. Called Achieving productivity and engagement through data-driven talent decisions, the white paper examines how HR, talent […]

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Tredegar Ironsides RFC recruits Acorn as new club sponsor

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Acorn, Wales’ leading specialist recruitment agency, has been unveiled as the latest supporter of Tredegar Ironsides RFC, which is a member of the Welsh Rugby Union, and a feeder club for the Newport Gwent Dragons. The new deal with Tredegar Ironsides RFC, established in South Wales since 1946, demonstrates Acorn’s ongoing commitment to supporting and […]

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New research identifies the workplace of the future: flexible, connected, tailored to the individual

Press release uploaded by on 2 November 2017

Research by the Ludic Group finds businesses are misaligned with their people, with nearly half (44%) not understanding their company’s strategic objectives London, UK – 2nd November 2017: New research published today by The Ludic Group has found that the changing nature of workforces and the growing need for a flexible workplace are creating new […]

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Executives Recognize Global Talent Mobility as Strategic Priority on Path to Growth, Employee Satisfaction

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BGRS, a leading provider of talent mobility solutions, today released its 22nd Talent Mobility Trends Survey, which explores how employee mobility is transforming to better support overall corporate growth strategies. Notably, the survey found senior human resources leaders are approaching talent mobility with a new sense of purpose and support from the top. Sixty-three percent […]

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SG Personnel makes significant savings with help of Siemens Financial Services

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Sunderland-based recruitment firm SG Personnel is making significant savings after moving its invoice discounting service to Siemens Financial Services (SFS). SG Personnel supplies temporary and permanent industrial workers to manufacturing and engineering companies. The company has been trading for three years and from inception had used a factoring service from a high street bank. This […]

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Could Annualised Hours Lift Productivity?

Press release uploaded by on 21 September 2017

Could annualised hours help lift us out of the UK’s productivity plateau? That’s the question posed by flexible working expert Neville Henderson of Pasfield Curran, consultants to Crown Workforce Management. Historically, UK labour productivity has grown by around two per cent annually but in recent years something has gone wrong… despite ambitious government strategy and […]

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Dave Bartram joins Aon’s Scientific Advisory Board on Assessment

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Dave Bartram, the former chief psychologist at CEB and research director for SHL Group, has been appointed to Aon’s Scientific Advisory Board on assessment, in a part-time role as an external advisor. Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Dr. Bartram joins four other […]

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Avoiding the pitfalls – staying focused on the purpose not the process of analytics

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It’s all too easy to be ‘seduced’ by technology and eye-catching charts and graphs when introducing business analytics into an organisation, a leading business expert advises. Dr Pietro Micheli, Professor of Business Performance and Innovation at Warwick Business School, says it’s vital to focus on the primary objective: to inform strategic thinking and not allow […]

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