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'Reluctant' managers bad for economy, says CMI president

Hywel Roberts, 13 Oct 2014

Companies with accidental and reluctant managers "don't deliver" for the economy, as well as condemning...

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'Misconceptions' prevent food and drink industry attracting STEM skills

Hywel Roberts, 10 Oct 2014

The food and drink sector is struggling to fill its technical roles due to a lack of understanding around...

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Transport and council workers call off strikes

Hywel Roberts, 10 Oct 2014

The leaders of four unions, spanning transport and local government workers, have suspended planned strikes...

General election 2015 pledges by party

HR Editorial, 10 Oct 2014

With the 2015 general election fast approaching, the most prominent figures of the main three political...

European Games solves recruitment challenge

Hywel Roberts, 10 Oct 2014

The leadership team organising the inaugural European Games is being recruited on a “one degree of...

Dissatisfaction over pay widespread

Hywel Roberts, 09 Oct 2014

Employees who perceive that industry peers and co-workers are paid more could begin to think the grass...

‘Resolve’ needed for shared services, says Unilever VP HR

Hywel Roberts, 09 Oct 2014

Implementing a global shared services model from scratch takes “a lot of resolve”, according to Unilever...

HRjobs.co.uk finalists in the National Online Recruitment Awards

Hywel Roberts, 09 Oct 2014

HR magazine's sister job site HRjobs.co.uk is a finalist in the National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs)...

Gen Y women to break glass ceiling before men, says whitepaper

Hywel Roberts, 09 Oct 2014

Women born in Gen Y (between 1980 and 1994) are more likely to break the 'glass ceiling' of employment...

External focus key to minimising executive conflict, says expert

Hywel Roberts, 08 Oct 2014

Making sure executives’ natural competitive nature is focused externally is key to minimising conflict,...

Manifesto to benefit staff with families

Hywel Roberts, 08 Oct 2014

Working Families has compiled a manifesto to spur politicians and employers to ensure work "genuinely...

Diversity and meritocracy ‘go hand-in-hand’, says Prudential CEO

Katie Jacobs, 08 Oct 2014

Diverse and meritocratic organisations will ultimately be more successful in a global marketplace, Prudential...

Business must get better at encouraging networks, says Gratton

Katie Jacobs, 08 Oct 2014

Businesses need to get better at forming networks and bringing the outside world into their organisations,...

Appetite for reform within banking, says WBS dean

Hywel Roberts, 07 Oct 2014

Professionals in the banking sector want to reform the industry from within, according to Warwick Business...

OH and HR working together to address mental health

Hywel Roberts, 07 Oct 2014

A recent trend of occupational health working closely with HR around mental health is bringing results,...

Flexible working can cause problems for carers

Hywel Roberts, 06 Oct 2014

Flexible working can cause as many problems for employees who are also domestic carers as it solves,...

London top city for employee attraction

Hywel Roberts, 06 Oct 2014

Almost one in six (16%) global employees sees London as the most desirable city to work in, according...

Serco HRD Geoff Lloyd joins Fairsail board as non-executive director

Hywel Roberts, 06 Oct 2014

HR cloud software company Fairsail has announced the appointment of Geoff Lloyd to sit on the board as...

Cable to pledge higher pay for apprentices

Hywel Roberts, 06 Oct 2014

Secretary for business, innovation and skills Vince Cable will today unveil plans to increase the minimum...

UK 'middling' on apprenticeships, says Mercer UK HRD

Hywel Roberts, 03 Oct 2014

The UK is making good progress on apprenticeships, but still has a way to go to match more advanced programmes...

In this issue: October 2014
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Grow influence: Who has made the HR Most Influential 2014 lists? We reveal all inside

Looking good: Beautiful HR at Estee Lauder

Back to the drawing board: Is HR more art than science?

Forward thinking: Futureproof your technology strategy

 

 

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