Public sector

Police force keeps watch on sector shake-up plans

8 Jan 2002

David Blunkett's plans to overhaul the police in a bid to improve efficiency and crime fighting ability will provide the force's HR departments with a major challenge over the next 12 months. By Ross Wigham

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Training

11 Dec 2001

This weeks training news
Army signs up IT scheme
All new recruits at the headquarters of the British Army’s Land...

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Q & A

11 Dec 2001

Your legal questions answered
Q  Our company is going through a
large-scale redundancy programme. One employee is being particularly difficult...

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Tough act to follow

11 Dec 2001

A
new course is giving senior managers the chance to learn about leadership by
studying the actions of film icons....

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Police forces reduce days lost to sickness absence

1 Dec 2001

Sickness absence among police officers has been reduced, according to
figures in this year’s Inspector of Constabulary report.
The annual...

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A tale of two crises

27 Nov 2001

President
Bush’s leadership skills have been put to the test in the past few months.
Faced with two different crises,...

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The President’s quiet crisis

27 Nov 2001

George W Bush has won public support as US leader for his handling of the war against terror. But as the head of a crisis-ridden organisation, how does he fare in dealing with fundamental HR issues? By Paul Simpson

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Case studies

20 Nov 2001

HR calls for clarity when taking on asylum-seekers
Automotive Precision Components employs 20 refugees at its factory in
Tonbridge, Kent....

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Letters

13 Nov 2001

Last week's comment by CIPD chief economist John Philpott sparked a massive response from readers. Many questioned the examination of Al Qaeda's organisational structure

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North Wales Police wins award for innovation in recruitment and retention

8 Nov 2001

Personnel
Today Awards 2001: The winner of the Frazer Jones award for innovation in
recruitment and retention was the staff...

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Blunkett plans to recruit civilians to police force

2 Nov 2001

The
Government is planning to increase the use of civilians and contract staff in
non core operational duties as part...

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Civilian police scheme branded ‘dangerous’ by Met

30 Oct 2001

Controversial
plans to set up a civilian police force have been attacked by the police
officers’ representative body.
The
Metropolitan...

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HR plays major role in Ulster police overhaul

11 Sep 2001

The first civilian head of HR at the Royal Ulster Constabulary started work
last week and will be central to...

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Report puts gender top of agenda for the police

4 Sep 2001

Police HR directors have been urged to embrace a new equality project which
is hoped will improve the recruitment and...

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Police launch ‘gender agenda’

22 Aug 2001

A
project to promote the role of female officers in the police was launched in
Birmingham yesterday.
Home
Office minister...

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