News / Technology


Maybourne Hotel Group launches online scheduling to help control labour costs

HR Editorial, 30 Jan 2012

Maybourne Hotel Group has launched a new technology platform to manage scheduling for all operational...


Person in the news: Paula Jordan, HRD at McCarthy & Stone

David Woods, 30 Jan 2012

As employers face a continuing period of economic uncertainty, it is those that lift their heads above...


Breath screening tool for employers launched to save £6.4 billion annual cost of workplace hangovers

HR Editorial, 11 Jan 2012

Each day over 140,000 people go into work with a hangover with a cumulative impact of £6.4 billion cost...

KPMG: UK 'lags behind' on social media for business

HR Editorial, 19 Dec 2011

Businesses in the UK, Germany and Canada are lagging behind their peers in the emerging markets when...

Quakers launch HR software system to increase efficiency

David Woods, 19 Dec 2011

Faith based not-for-profit organisation the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) has invested in a...

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine relaunches HR strategy

HR Editorial, 01 Dec 2011

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), the UK’s national school of public health, has...

Sportscotland outsources HR services for 50 Scottish governing bodies of sport

HR Editorial, 21 Nov 2011

Sportscotland, the national agency for sport in Scotland has outsourced its HR services and launched...

Rentokil Initial implements cloud technology to manage data of 66,000 staff worldwide

David Woods, 18 Nov 2011

Rentokil Initial, a business service company, has implemented cloud technology for its global HR system...

Church of England rolls out online HR and payroll system for staff and clergy

David Woods, 11 Nov 2011

The Church of England is poised to launch a new HR and payroll system.

Employers increase investment in technology for learning and development, to respond faster to business uncertainty

HR Editorial, 11 Nov 2011

Employers are increasing their investment in learning technologies to help them respond faster to changing...

CIPD Conference: Social media can't be controlled, so embrace it, HRDs urged

David Woods, 10 Nov 2011

Social media is here to stay, Neil Morrison, group HR director at publishing company Random House Group,...

Social media and mobile devices at work more important than salary for generation y, according to Cisco

David Woods, 03 Nov 2011

The desire of younger employees to use social media, mobile devices, and the Internet more freely in...

Reckitt Benckiser launches online games to attract graduate recruits

David Woods, 24 Oct 2011

Pharmaceuticals company Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has launched a suite of eight “fast and fun” online...

Smartphones, laptops, social media, tablets, apps: what the next generation of staff will demand from employers

HR Editorial, 06 Oct 2011

Teenagers moving into the workplace, have growing levels of expectations of the technology resources...

Gatwick Airport outsources payroll, recruitment and transactional HR functions

David Woods, 29 Sep 2011

Gatwick Airport has outsourced HR transactional and payroll functions to NorthgateArinso, as part of...

Advances in technology causes boundaries between work and private life to become blurred, according to Cisco

David Woods, 22 Sep 2011

One in three college students and young professionals consider the Internet to be as important as air,...

The Scout Association launches recruitment and absence management systems to streamline processes

David Woods, 09 Sep 2011

The Scout Association, the UK’s largest co-educational children and youth movement, has invested in...

Cambridgeshire County Council adds IT and facilites to shared services

HR Editorial, 03 Aug 2011

Cambridgeshire County Council has now transferred its IT and facilities management services into the...

Lincoln College launches online talent management, HR and payroll platform

HR Editorial, 02 Aug 2011

Lincoln College, has implemented an online platform to run its talent management, workforce planning,...

TM Lewin implements online HR platform

HR Editorial, 19 Jul 2011

Retailer TM Lewin has launched an online platform to run its talent management, workforce planning, HR...

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