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Stepping up audit practice in occupational health

1 Sep 2013

Five years ago, Dame Carol Black’s review of workplace health recommended that the occupational health profession raise its game. As...

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Survival of the fittest: the NHS Health at Work Network

9 Aug 2013

The new head of the NHS Health at Work Network faces many challenges amid a huge service shake-up.The NHS, we...

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Occupational health included as key part of benefits pilot

1 Aug 2013

The Government is to pilot schemes whereby people on sickness benefits have meetings with healthcare professionals, including occupational health nurses,...

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Barclays appoints Irene McDermott Brown as group HR director

25 Jul 2013

Irene McDermott Brown, pictured above, has been appointed as Barclays’ group human resources director, after nine months in the role as...

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Tests and assessments: the right tools for the job?

15 Jul 2013

Whether it is aptitude tests, Belbin, the nine-box grid or Myers-Briggs, HR professionals often find themselves facilitating cognitive or psychological assessments...

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HR leaders ‘overwhelmed’ by complexity

19 Jun 2013

A new survey of more than 1,300 HR leaders from across the globe has revealed that more than half strongly...

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Why HR analytics matter and what HR teams should be looking for

13 Jun 2013

HR is sitting on a vast pool of underutilised data. KPMG’s Robert Bolton looks at how the information available to...

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How the Frost/Black report could shake up occupational health

3 Jun 2013

The Government’s response to the Frost/Black report could see the biggest shake-up of the OH profession in a generation, finds...

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HR leadership: putting people at the heart of general management

31 May 2013

HR consultant Paul Kearns concludes his three-part series of articles on HR professionalism by asking if HR can combine its...

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Does HR need to go back to basics?

28 May 2013

In the first of a series of articles on the role of HR, Personnel Today asks: Does HR run the...

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HR professionals consider frequent job changes to further their careers

23 May 2013

More than half of HR professionals think frequently moving from one employer to another is the best way to progress...

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How HR is helping Metro Bank to buck the banking trend

17 May 2013

Employers in the finance sector have faced a tough time over the past few years, but Metro Bank aims to...

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Why HR must be based on evidence, science and international standards

13 May 2013

In the second of a three-part series based on Professional HR: Evidence-Based People Management and Development, author and HR consultant...

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Six steps to double the business value of HR data and metrics: part 1

7 Feb 2013

In the first of our two-part series exploring HR data and metrics, Nick Kemsley from the Centre for HR Excellence...

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Why it pays to manage upwards

2 Jul 2012

Personnel Today looks at the personal and professional gains from building a good relationship with your boss.Steve Jobs, the late...

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