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Regulation and policies not improving ethics in business

Katie Jacobs, 14 May 2015

Increased regulation and policies around fraud and corruption are not translating into more ethical behaviour,...

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Amec Foster Wheeler appoints Mark Burrows as group head of shared services

Jenny Roper, 14 May 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler has announced the appointment of Mark Burrows as group head of shared services, effective...

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Digital skills: disconnect between leaders and employees

Jenny Roper, 14 May 2015

Few European companies feel prepared to embrace digital technologies, despite their workforces feeling...

Coaching and feedback still rare in performance management

Katie Jacobs, 14 May 2015

Coaching and feedback make staff feel more positive about performance management, but HR is missing out...

Hands-on, in-house learning on the up

Jenny Roper, 13 May 2015

Hands-on learning and internal development have risen in popularity, the CIPD’s 17th annual Learning...

Business secretary confirms tougher strike laws

Katie Jacobs, 13 May 2015

Recently appointed business secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed the Conservative government will follow...

Winners of HR magazine and Roffey Park research competition announced

HR Editorial, 12 May 2015

The winners of the HR magazine and Roffey Park research competition have been announced.

IT skills gap holding back UK businesses

Katie Jacobs, 12 May 2015

Almost half (45%) of UK businesses are experiencing an “extensive” shortage of IT talent, which is...

Don't forget about senior leaders' health, says Virgin Media chief people officer

Jenny Roper, 11 May 2015

Companies must not overlook the health and wellbeing of senior leaders, chief people officer at Virgin...

CIPD urges government to focus on productivity as pay growth remains low

Katie Jacobs, 11 May 2015

The CIPD is urging the newly-elected Conservative government to focus on improving workplace productivity...

Business experts react to election result

Jenny Roper, 11 May 2015

Business experts have reacted to the election result with requests including pensions stability, a sensible...

Building a business case for wellbeing

HR Editorial, 11 May 2015

Having a healthy and high performing workforce is vital to success in an increasingly competitive business...

Conservatives on track to lead by majority

Jenny Roper, 08 May 2015

Post-election night forecasts show the Conservatives are headed for an overall majority.

Pensions compliance ‘crowding out’ other retirement objectives

Katie Jacobs, 08 May 2015

Organisations are neglecting more strategic retirement objectives as they struggle to keep pace with...

Next government to inherit looming jobs crisis

Jenny Roper, 08 May 2015

The next government will inherit a ‘looming jobs crisis’, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation...

Focus recruitment locally to attract older workers

Katie Jacobs, 08 May 2015

Employers need to rethink their recruitment and talent management practices to help older people stay...

Mixed feelings on post-election EU membership

Jenny Roper, 07 May 2015

Two-thirds (61%) of business leaders think repatriating some powers from the EU after the election would...

Vote for your 2015 HR Director of the Year

HR Editorial, 07 May 2015

HR magazine is delighted to present the 2015 shortlist for HR Director of the Year in this year's HR...

Election day: What it could mean for HR

HR Editorial, 07 May 2015

On the day of one of the most fiercely contested elections in a generation, HR magazine is on hand to...

Better evaluation of L&D needed

Jenny Roper, 06 May 2015

Just 7% of L&D professionals evaluate the impact of their initiatives on the wider business or society,...

In this issue: July 2015
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Puzzle it out: The UK's productivity conundrum – and what HR can do to solve it

Best thing since sliced bread: HR at Warburtons

Shining stars: Celebrating 20 years of HR Excellence

Learn a thing or two: Areas of interest for L&D

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