Apprenticeships contribute £34 billion to UK economy in 2014

26 Nov 2014

Higher wages, increased tax receipts and lower benefits costs are all factors in apprenticeships contributing...

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One in five HR directors not ready for shared parental leave

26 Nov 2014

More than one in five (21%) HR directors admit they are not ready for the requirements of the shared...

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The resurgence of interim use in the public sector

26 Nov 2014

In austerity Britain budgets and headcounts are strictly controlled. As a result of staff cuts in the...

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One-third of employees would move for better boss

26 Nov 2014

One-third of employees say they would switch jobs today if they knew they were going to work for a better...

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Eleanor Phillips joins UBM as group HR director

14 Nov 2014

Eleanor Phillips has joined global marketing services and communications company...

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Wolseley UK appoints new HR director

14 Nov 2014

Construction suppliers Wolseley UK has appointed Joanne Smith as its new HR director....

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Former Zara MD: 'HR not brave enough'

13 Nov 2014

HR has lost credibility and is much less prominent than in the past because it was...

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Chris Ashford joins Ærium as HR director

23 Oct 2014

European real estate investment manager Ærium has appointed Chris Ashford to the...

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The evolution of HR: 1984 to 2014 and beyond, part two

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Won't be an extrapolation of the history covered in these two articles as the world of work is too complex....

EE: Building a new type of apprenticeship

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I like the initiative you have taken. It is in line with many other similar programs around the world,...

Are annual appraisals losing impact?

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I'm running a series of workshops on reengineering performance management taking HR professionals through...

Osborne backs down over EU bankers' bonus cap

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It's an example of how far the banks have got in controlling our "democracy" when they can destroy the...

How HR can accelerate change for executive women

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James, please note my comments posted today on HR Magazine website.

Two-thirds of newly-employed paid below living wage

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The actual fall in wages in 70p and 40p respectively - not the 70% and 40% quoted. Get the facts right...

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One giant leap: Business, government and education must step up to avoid a skills crisis

 

Icing on the cake: Gregg's talent recipe

 

Behind the story: Rebuilding trust at News UK

 

Beyond appraisals: Fixing performance management

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