Public sector

Staff shortages could swallow up extra NHS funding

Even with the extra funding announced in the health service’s Long Term Plan, NHS trusts are unlikely to meet performance...

Glasgow City Council workers secure £500m equal pay deal

18 Jan 2019

Thousands of female council workers in Glasgow could receive payouts reaching more than £500m after their union representatives agreed a...

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Stressed hospital consultant

Under pressure – how can we better protect health professionals from burnout?

4 Jan 2019

NHS England’s announcement of a new mental health support scheme for doctors has put the pressures faced by health professionals...

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Occupational health research round-up: January 2019

4 Jan 2019

Growing issue of “leavism” within police forces
“Leavism” is a recently coined term to describe attendance issues at work other...

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Healthcare provider charges workers for calling in sick

3 Jan 2019

A healthcare provider that employs 7,000 staff has been imposing a £50 charge on employees who call in sick without...

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Army fails to hit recruitment targets since 2013

14 Dec 2018

The Army will fail to hit its recruitment target for 2020 as problems with its recruitment process meant it has...

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Message centre – understanding and articulating the occupational health ‘brand’

7 Dec 2018

Occupational health practitioners are, rightly, always focused on delivering excellence. But with government reviewing the future shape of OH, Nick...

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Border control

Recruiters sound alarm over falling EU migration figures

29 Nov 2018

Significant changes in migration patterns were revealed today in the latest Office for National Statistics figures, causing serious concerns for...

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Staff bullied at investigated NHS Trust

29 Nov 2018

Staff at a Shropshire hospital trust being investigated over a high number of baby deaths have reported a culture of...

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Health sector discusses Brexit risk to the NHS

27 Nov 2018

While Theresa May was yesterday making her statement to the House of Commons chamber on the Brexit withdrawal agreement, health...

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Scrap net migration target, say London businesses

27 Nov 2018

Business campaigners have called for a radical shake-up to rules governing the immigration of workers at all skill levels.
London...

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Members of the HM Land Registry team receive their Excellence in Public Service prize at the Personnel Today Awards 2018.

Public service HR accolade moves to HM Land Registry

21 Nov 2018

The success of its first apprenticeship scheme persuaded the Personnel Today Awards 2018 judges to award the Excellence in Public...

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St Mungos team members pick up their Diversity and Inclusion Award (Public Sector) from the One Show's Alex Jones and Personnel Today editor Rob Moss at the 2018 awards.

St Mungo’s wins Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) Award

21 Nov 2018

In our continuing profiles of shortlisted teams and individuals in the 2018...

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Members of the Secret Intelligence team, flanked by Alex Jones and Personnel Today editor Rob Moss collect their Innovation in Recruitment Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2018

Secret Intelligence Service swoops for Innovation in Recruitment Award

21 Nov 2018

The Secret Intelligence Service, also known as MI6, won the 2018 Personnel Today Awards Innovation in Recruitment prize after demonstrating...

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Alex Jones from The One Show with members of the London Borough of Croydon team, which won the Apprenticeship Employer of the Year Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2018

London Borough of Croydon lauded as Apprenticeship Employer of the Year

21 Nov 2018

Croydon Council headed up the shortlisted companies in the 2018 Personnel Today Awards’ Apprenticeship Employer of the Year category with...

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