News / Technology


US legislation preventing employers from asking staff for Facebook passwords, finds favour with UK employees

David Woods, 23 Aug 2012

As legislation is passed in some US states to prevent employers asking for people’s passwords, a survey...


Dental firm launches iPhone app to recruit 'new generation' of dentists

David Woods, 17 Aug 2012

Integrated Dental Holdings (IDH) has launched a smartphone app to help dental workers and clinicians...


UK employee enthusiasm for social media spurned, finds Hyphen study

David Woods, 08 Aug 2012

UK organisations are failing to harness social media for effective engagement with staff. This is creating...

How to run a successful apprenticeship scheme: hear from HR’s experts now and take part in our interactive research

HR Editorial, 26 Jul 2012

Missed our inaugural live HR Lunchtime Debate web show on overcoming the barriers to setting up an apprenticeship...

More than half of employees prepared to take confidential business information when they change jobs, says Iron Mountain

David Woods, 24 Jul 2012

One in three employees have taken or forwarded confidential information out of the office on more than...

Apprenticeships: navigating the minefield – join HR's free live lunchtime debate

HR Editorial, 09 Jul 2012

HR magazine’s first HR Lunchtime Debate, brought to you in conjunction with Commsight (an Opinion Matters...

National Grid to launch talent and performance management technology platform

David Woods, 04 Jul 2012

National Grid is poised to launch a performance management and workforce planning technology strategy,...

Employees working three weeks of overtime, by reading emails at home, finds OnePoll/Good Technology

David Woods, 02 Jul 2012

The average UK worker puts in more than three weeks of overtime a year – just by answering calls and...

HR Excellence Awards 2012 – Most Innovative Use of Technology: Deutsche Bank

HR Editorial, 26 Jun 2012

Deutsche Bank is a large and complex organisation and the gap between a new recruit receiving a job offer...

Telefónica Digital rolls out HR technology to attract staff and drive operational agility

David Woods, 22 Jun 2012

Telefónica Digital is implementing a new way of working for its people with the launch of policies,...

Wandsworth Borough Council launches integrated HR, payroll and talent system

David Woods, 20 Apr 2012

Wandsworth Council is replacing its separate HR and payroll IT systems with an integrated solution for...

European postal giant La Poste launches technology to give staff more control over business processes

David Woods, 16 Apr 2012

The French Post Office, La Poste, the second largest European postal operator has streamlined its HR...

Generation Z defies the stereotype it is driving consumerisation of IT at work, finds Computacenter study

David Woods, 16 Apr 2012

More than half of Generation Z (people aged between 16 and 24) do not want an iPhone or tablet device...

UK small businesses look to IT innovation to attract and retain staff in 2012

David Woods, 13 Feb 2012

More than half of UK small businesses say IT is an integral part of their drive for business growth,...

Oracle acquires talent management firm Taleo

David Woods, 10 Feb 2012

Oracle has entered into an agreement to acquire Taleo Corporation a provider of cloud-based talent management...

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...

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