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What lessons HR can learn from the Olympics and Paralympics?

Michael Moran, 08 Oct 2012

Wasn’t it absolutely fantastic? Didn’t you feel proud to be British? Didn’t we put on a good show?...

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Conflict index

Helen Giles, 01 Oct 2012

When we talk HR metrics, people automatically think of things like staff turnover and sickness absence...

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Building a performance advantage

Jeff Benveniste, 20 Sep 2012

At Global Edge, we are “all about performance”, and for us, performance is all about communication,...

Accountability for results

Helen Giles, 18 Jul 2012

When members of the McLeod engagement task force are out on the road presenting to employers the benefits...

Business Savvy

Michael Moran, 04 Jul 2012

Back in March the CIPD launched it's latest research around the next generation HR. There is a deliberate...

Employee engagement invariably leads to higher performance – true or false?

Helen Giles, 02 Jul 2012

When I train managers from different kinds of organisations in leadership and management, I’m astonished...

Creating a sustainable performance advantage in this tough new world

Jeff Benveniste, 07 Jun 2012

The Global business environment has undergone a profound transformation and the competitive landscape...

Theory into practice or hand in hand with practice?

Holly Crane, 21 May 2012

All of the formal written work and study of the MSc is now completed, and the external exam board results...

Boris’s apprenticeships

Helen Giles, 15 May 2012

Boris Johnson has pledged to get young London working by creating 250,000 new apprenticeships. In a recent...

Giving feedback internationally

Jeff Benveniste, 25 Apr 2012

In our experience, the Performance Appraisal System that so many organisations employ these days is outdated...

A perfect time to rethink healthcare strategy

David Woods, 23 Apr 2012

What a difference a year makes. The last time HR produced a health and wellbeing supplement, in June...

Delivering a global learning strategy

Jeff Benveniste, 05 Apr 2012

I have recently returned from the People Development Summit in Brussels attended by senior HR and L&D...

Why old style leadership development hasn't worked: what we should be doing?

Michael Moran, 26 Mar 2012

We all know that leadership is important in the high performance organisation.

The Workplace Health Movement

Peter Mills, 15 Mar 2012

I attended, and also presented at, the Health and Wellbeing at Work conference in Birmingham this last...

Poor people management is at the root of much of the evil in our economy

Helen Giles, 02 Mar 2012

Many years ago I worked as an Education Welfare Officer for the Inner London Education Authority.

We all agree harrasment because of diversity is odious - but are the systems in place fair?

Helen Giles, 22 Feb 2012

A former senior NHS worker has been awarded almost £1 million in compensation after an employment tribunal...

How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions?

Holly Crane, 09 Feb 2012

I have been reading some behavioural theories about why we humans struggle with keeping New Year's Resolutions....

TUPE Regulations – Who wins?

Helen Giles, 06 Feb 2012

The Government recently closed its evidence-collection phase for views on how the TUPE regulations as...

The elixir of life?

Peter Mills, 31 Jan 2012

Apparently the word panacea originates from the name of the Greek goddess for healing, Panakeia.

I'm not sure if I agree with the opponents of employment law reform

Helen Giles, 19 Jan 2012

Opponents of reform of employment law often assert that there is no need to reform it since if employers...

In this issue: April 2014
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Legal aliens: It's law, but not as we know it - would you seek counsel from a big brand?

Fashion forward: SuperGroup's first HRD

Time to celebrate: Flexible working legislation is changing

Health check: Engaging in wellbeing 

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