Retention of staff

Retention of staff, so that key skills and experience are not lost, is very important for employers.

Benchmarking the employer's total turnover rate and voluntary resignation rate against those of similar employers can help the employer to establish whether the level of turnover is acceptable, too high or too low.

Employers need to analyse the underlying reasons for staff departures and, if the departure rates are too high, establish a retention strategy.


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Performance management to fit the modern workplace (webinar)

20 Sep 2018

Wednesday 7 November 2018 | Many organisations are acutely aware that their current performance management process is not fit for purpose.

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New hires not getting what they need from onboarding

20 Sep 2018

There’s a significant gap between employees want from onboarding and what HR thinks they need, according to a study by...

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Glassdoor

What are Glassdoor’s reviews really telling us?

20 Sep 2018

Glassdoor’s employer reviews pose a challenge to organisations: use the forum as an opportunity for more engagement and increase transparency,...

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Managing Change

11 Sep 2018

As finalists and judges gather this evening in London for the 2018 Personnel Today Awards Shortlist Party, over the next...

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Shortage of radiologists could lead service to ‘collapse’

23 Aug 2018

Radiology services could be on the brink of collapse if more is not done to fill vacant posts and train...

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Employers report lack of candidates and pressure to increase wages

13 Aug 2018

Two in five employers found it difficult to get the staff they needed over the past 12 months and have...

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Two in five GPs plan to quit by 2022 amid workload concerns

31 May 2018

Two in five GPs in England plan to leave the profession in the next five years, as more than 90%...

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How having a dog-friendly office can help your business get ahead

9 May 2018

PROMOTED | Looking to retain and attract the best young talent? A dog could be the answer. No, really – 42% of...

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London firms struggle to recruit because of housing crisis

26 Apr 2018

The shortage of affordable homes in London has meant that two-thirds (66%) of employers in the capital are struggling to...

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Why the right benefits can help in the new war for talent

13 Feb 2018

Employee experience has become a watchword for employers looking to recruit and retain the best staff and avoid high turnover....

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Government approach to teacher retention ‘sluggish and incoherent’

31 Jan 2018

The Department for Education (DfE) must get a grip on teacher retention to avoid a crisis in English classrooms, according...

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RAD Awards 2018: Prison Service and Havas win Work of the Year

25 Jan 2018

An integrated campaign that challenged the public’s perception of running a prison has won top prize at this evening’s RAD...

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Bring executive search in-house but don’t scrimp on quality

15 Jan 2018

As employers seek hard-to-find talent and want greater control of their brand, many are looking to build executive search capability...

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Poor management major driver in job dissatisfaction, survey finds

2 Jan 2018

Almost half of UK workers (47%) are looking to change jobs in 2018, Investors in People’s annual Job Exodus survey...

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