News

img

‘Amplify differences’ to achieve innovation, advises Harvard professor

Katie Jacobs, 11 Feb 2015

Leaders should “amplify differences, not minimise differences” in order to drive innovation, according...

img

More than half a million people to transfer from DB pensions

Rebecca Gowler, 10 Feb 2015

More than half a million people are set to transfer from their defined benefit (DB) pensions schemes...

img

NHS staff feeling “unappreciated”

Rebecca Gowler, 10 Feb 2015

Seven in 10 NHS employees feel “unappreciated” or that they are not given “enough praise” for...

Over-50s dropping out of the labour market

Jonathan Tilley, 09 Feb 2015

People over 50 have a higher chance of remaining out of work after losing a job than younger people,...

Call for next government to take action on big business ethics

Rebecca Gowler, 09 Feb 2015

Almost three-quarters (72%) of British adults want the next government to make promoting ethical practices...

Two-thirds of over 50s would retrain to work longer

Rebecca Gowler, 09 Feb 2015

Over two-thirds (63%) of over-50s would consider retraining to stay in work longer, according to research...

Labour promises to double paid paternity leave

Rebecca Gowler, 09 Feb 2015

A Labour government would double paid paternity leave from two to four weeks, leader Ed Miliband is expected...

Only a third of executives satisfied with succession management programmes

Rebecca Gowler, 06 Feb 2015

Only 36% of executives are satisfied with their business’s succession management programmes, according...

Employers can “breathe a sigh of relief” on Woolworths case

Rebecca Gowler, 06 Feb 2015

Employers can “breathe a sigh of relief” according to leading employment lawyers, after the advocate...

One in three employees to change jobs if they don’t receive a pay rise

Rebecca Gowler, 06 Feb 2015

More than one in three (39%) UK employees will be looking for a new job if they don't receive a pay rise...

Hugh Mitchell: HR must engage with “society at large”

Rebecca Gowler, 05 Feb 2015

HR professionals should look beyond employees and “engage much more with what is happening outside...

Focus on “purpose that transcends numbers”, says CMI CEO

Rebecca Gowler, 05 Feb 2015

HR directors should focus on “good purpose that transcends numbers and quarterly results”, CMI CEO...

Lord Browne: Stop networks becoming a ‘minority ghetto’

Rebecca Gowler, 05 Feb 2015

Employee networks for minority groups must be connected to the wider organisation or they risk becoming...

Carol Black: Integrate HR and occupational health

Katie Jacobs, 04 Feb 2015

Organisations should work harder to fully integrate their HR, occupational health (OH) and health and...

Business losing out by not enlisting skills of former politicians

Sian Harrington, 04 Feb 2015

Businesses and other organisations are missing out by failing to recognise the skills of former members...

We have a duty to prepare the future workforce, says Sky HRD

Katie Jacobs, 04 Feb 2015

Large organisations have a duty to prepare and develop the workforce of the future, not just their own...

Ulrich: HR must engage more with the outside world

Katie Jacobs, 04 Feb 2015

HR professionals must become better at engaging with the outside world to add more value to their organisations,...

Junior managers more cynical on diversity and inclusion

Rebecca Gowler, 03 Feb 2015

The Roffey Park 2015 Management Agenda reveals employees in more junior positions are more likely to...

‘Extreme transparency’ a major organisational trend in 2015

Rebecca Gowler, 03 Feb 2015

The rise in social sharing and e-commerce will force organisations to become more transparent in 2015,...

Austerity negatively impacting public sector staff commitment

Rebecca Gowler, 03 Feb 2015

The government’s austerity measures have led to a drop in the commitment of public sector workers towards...

In this issue: April 2015
fragment image

Who is best for HR: The general election is only weeks away. What could it mean for HR?

When the price is right: Tullow Oil's HRD on the sector

Picture of health: Key NHS workforce issues

Perks of the job: Employee benefits – a special report

MA Business & Leisure Limited © Copyright 2015, All Rights Reserved