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Business can learn 'clarity of purpose' from military, says soldier turned HRD

Hywel Roberts, 11 Jul 2014

Employers have plenty to learn from the military around leadership, long-term strategy and clarity of...


UK businesses facing data skills shortages

Katie Jacobs, 10 Jul 2014

UK businesses are struggling to find the skills they need to meet the growing demand for data analysis,...


Four in 10 finance professionals look to move 'within six months'

Hywel Roberts, 09 Jul 2014

More than four in 10 (43%) employees in the financial services sector are planning to find a new role...

Half of HR professionals see engagement as top priority

Hywel Roberts, 09 Jul 2014

More than half (56%) of HR professionals see engagement as the most important issue for their department,...

Starting salaries continue to rise, says REC/KPMG report

Hywel Roberts, 08 Jul 2014

Starting salaries for people entering both temporary and permanent employment have risen for the seventh...

Cable: Gender quotas useful ‘nuclear deterrent’

Hywel Roberts, 08 Jul 2014

The Government is not in favour of quotas for women on boards, but they are important as a “backstop”...

Dean Royles to leave NHS Employers

Hywel Roberts, 07 Jul 2014

NHS Employers chief executive Dean Royles is to leave his current post to take up a role as director...

Global skills shortage hits seven-year high

Hywel Roberts, 07 Jul 2014

More than one-third (36%) of employers worldwide are struggling to find candidates with suitable skills...

Only half of leadership moves come with pay rises

Hywel Roberts, 04 Jul 2014

Little more than half (54%) of job moves undertaken by senior leaders result in an employee earning a...

Cable launches executive recruitment code of conduct to increase female appointments

Hywel Roberts, 01 Jul 2014

Business secretary Vince Cable unveiled the details of a new code for executive recruiters today, with...

Nestlé first large manufacturer to receive living wage accreditation

Hywel Roberts, 30 Jun 2014

Food and drink maker Nestlé has become the first large manufacturer to commit to paying its staff the...

Half of HR managers plan to recruit in 2014

Hywel Roberts, 30 Jun 2014

Nearly half (48%) of HR hiring managers are looking to add to their team by the end of 2014, according...

How to attract and retain older workers

Linda Smith, 26 Jun 2014

There is growing recognition of the value of older workers, yet many employers aren’t addressing their...

Business groups urge further action on zero-hours contracts

Hywel Roberts, 26 Jun 2014

Leading voices in business have praised Vince Cable's plan to ban exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts,...

Graduates over-optimistic about career prospects

Hywel Roberts, 26 Jun 2014

Eight out of 10 graduates expect to find graduate-level roles within 6 months of leaving university but...

Exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts to be banned

Hywel Roberts, 25 Jun 2014

Business secretary Vince Cable has announced that the Government is to outlaw the use of exclusivity...

Patient care is not about numbers, says NHS Employers CEO Royles

Katie Jacobs, 25 Jun 2014

The NHS should not be forced into setting minimum levels of nurse numbers to ensure a higher level of...

Earning and learning improves youth employment prospects, says study

Hywel Roberts, 24 Jun 2014

Countries where a large number of those in education also work have lower levels of unemployment, a report...

FA appoints Tariq Sadiq as chair of anti-discrimination panel

Hywel Roberts, 23 Jun 2014

The Football Association (FA) has undergone a recruitment drive to hire 50 people to its anti-discrimination...

McDonald's to create 8,000 jobs

Hywel Roberts, 19 Jun 2014

McDonald's will create 8,000 jobs in the UK over the next three years, it has announced today.

In this issue: February 2015
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Feeling the pinch: How can HR create quality jobs for all?

Food for thought: HR at Sodexo

Have a little faith: Operations in the YMCA

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