Sickness presenteeism negatively impacting businesses

04 Aug 2015

Almost half (48%) of UK workers went to work over the last year despite being ill, according to research...

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'Disruptive talent' offers business benefits

04 Aug 2015

Individuals who are brilliant but challenging could contribute strongly to businesses if engaged correctly,...

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Performance appraisals benefit self-promoting employees

04 Aug 2015

Performance appraisals favour self-promoting employees and unfairly underrate modest workers, according...

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Use intrinsic motivators to ensure compliance

04 Aug 2015

Rather than using sanctions to encourage compliant behaviour, companies should focus on intrinsic motivators...

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Development should be embedded into SMEs says CIPD

31 Jul 2015

SMEs should focus on ensuring development is embedded within their organisations,...


Mayer Brown appoints global chief human resources officer

05 Jun 2015

International law firm Mayer Brown has appointed Annette Sheridan to the newly-created...


NBCUniversal appoints chief legal and HR officer

22 May 2015

Media and entertainment company NBCUniversal has appointed Melanie Laithwaite to...


BT appoints Alison Wilcox as group HRD

18 May 2015

BT has appointed Alison Wilcox as its new group HR director.

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On the money: Providing innovative rewards

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