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Immigration rules will cause ‘chaos’ in the NHS

Katie Jacobs, 22 Jun 2015

Changes to immigration rules will cause “chaos” in the NHS and cost the health service millions of...

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Culture change around diversity and inclusion remains ‘slow’

Katie Jacobs, 22 Jun 2015

The diversity and inclusion agenda has not moved on enough and true culture change remains “slow”...

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Digital training should be for all, says TalkTalk HRD

Jenny Roper, 19 Jun 2015

All companies could benefit from rolling out digital training to every employee, group HR director at...

Few flexible HR roles available

Katie Jacobs, 19 Jun 2015

Many HRDs preach the benefits of agile working, but it's not reflected in their external hires.

Cridland calls for careers advice overhaul

Katie Jacobs, 19 Jun 2015

CBI director-general John Cridland has called for an overhaul of careers advice in schools, with a focus...

Unlimited holiday great alternative to flexible working

Jenny Roper, 18 Jun 2015

Unlimited holiday could be a great alternative to flexible working for many businesses, director of EST...

NEDs forced to become 'quasi-executives'

Jenny Roper, 18 Jun 2015

Boards are increasingly pushing non-executive directors (NEDs) into an executive level of responsibility,...

Manufacturing jobs under threat from automation

Katie Jacobs, 18 Jun 2015

Almost half (43%) of manufacturing firms expect automation will replace at least 5% of their workforce...

Charlie Mayfield: business must forecast to prepare for tomorrow

Jenny Roper, 17 Jun 2015

The greatest challenge facing business today is having the ability to forecast and adapt, chairman of...

Halfords' Mason: measure ROI to boost HR effectiveness

Jenny Roper, 17 Jun 2015

Measuring ROI is key to boosting HR’s credibility and effectiveness, group leadership and talent development...

Top Employers for Working Families special award winners announced

Katie Jacobs, 16 Jun 2015

Working Families has announced the winners of the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families Awards, sponsored...

Increasing concerns over long-term absence in the manufacturing industry

Katie Jacobs, 16 Jun 2015

Business leaders in the manufacturing industry are increasingly concerned about long-term sickness absence,...

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Young people reject part-time work to study

Jenny Roper, 16 Jun 2015

Young people are shunning Saturday jobs to focus purely on their studies, a report from the UK Commission...

UK hits skilled workers immigration cap

Jenny Roper, 15 Jun 2015

The government's immigration cap for non-EU skilled workers has been hit for the first time, provoking...

‘Elite’ firms excluding working class young people

Katie Jacobs, 15 Jun 2015

“Elite” law and accountancy firms are continuing to employ young people from more privileged backgrounds,...

NAPF calls for clearer reporting around human capital

Katie Jacobs, 12 Jun 2015

There is a “workforce-sized hole in corporate reporting”, according to a discussion paper by the...

Louise Tibbert to leave local government for the NHS

Jenny Roper, 12 Jun 2015

Louise Tibbert is moving from head of HR and organisational development at Hertfordshire County Council...

Steve Webb: Employers benefit from offering financial education

Jenny Roper, 11 Jun 2015

Companies offering strong pensions education will benefit from smooth employee transitions into retirement,...

Hot topic: strike reform

Tom Kerr Williams, 11 Jun 2015

New business secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed that the Tories will push ahead with tougher anti-strike...

In this issue: August 2015
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Stand and deliver: Fresh austerity measures are on the way – but can public sector HR seize the strategic opportunity?

Eureka moment: HR at engineering firm AMFW

Going for gold: Maintaining the Olympic legacy

On the money: Providing innovative rewards

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