Interest in shared parental leave higher than predicted

20 Nov 2014

Employee interest in shared parental leave (SPL) will be much higher than originally forecast by the...

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HRDs have less influence now, says Cary Cooper

20 Nov 2014

HR directors have less influence now than they did a few years ago, according to Cary Cooper, distinguished...

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Has HR forgotten how to recruit young people?

20 Nov 2014

Has HR forgotten how to recruit young people? UKCES CEO Michael Davis worries it might have, asking:...

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Businesses must be proactive in shaping apprenticeships

20 Nov 2014

To attract and develop the best talent into the insurance industry, companies need to collaborate and...

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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...


Wolseley UK appoints new HR director

14 Nov 2014

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


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...


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


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Beyond appraisals: Fixing performance management

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