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Senior posts dominated by privately educated

Hywel Roberts, 28 Aug 2014

The majority of senior posts in public office and high-profile professions are held by people who went...

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HRDs concerned about post-retirement age performance

Hywel Roberts, 28 Aug 2014

HR directors believe that three in 10 of their employees will struggle to perform their current roles...

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Euler Hermes appoints Fiona Hanoman as HRD for northern Europe

Hywel Roberts, 27 Aug 2014

Global credit insurance company Euler Hermes has promoted former head of HR for UK & Ireland Fiona Hanoman...

Employer groups divided over Scottish independence

Hywel Roberts, 27 Aug 2014

Scottish employer groups are split over whether independence would help or hinder the nation's economy...

Technology contractors optimistic over pay

Hywel Roberts, 27 Aug 2014

The vast majority of contractors in the engineering and IT sectors expect their hourly rates to rise...

Unite opens NHS strike ballot over pay

Hywel Roberts, 26 Aug 2014

Unite is opening a ballot on strike action today, following widespread anger over pay in the NHS.

Strong employment growth in services sector

Hywel Roberts, 26 Aug 2014

Employers in the business and professional services sector increased headcount at the fastest rate for...

Advertised salaries rise nationally, fall in London

Hywel Roberts, 26 Aug 2014

Advertised salaries have increased year-on-year for the first time since the recession, with every UK...

Private sector pay increases double that of public sector

Hywel Roberts, 22 Aug 2014

Pay rises are twice as high for employees in the private sector than in the public, according to research...

Management not the only career path, says T-Systems HRD

Hywel Roberts, 22 Aug 2014

People looking to progress to senior positions within their organisations should be able to find alternatives...

Welfare reforms hit working families hardest, says TUC

Hywel Roberts, 22 Aug 2014

Government reforms to welfare and benefits hit working families harder than those out of work, according...

Lack of workplace diversity deters 69% of young people

Hywel Roberts, 21 Aug 2014

A lack of diversity would deter 69% of young people (aged between 12 and 25 years old) from working for...

Two-thirds of graduates regret first role

Hywel Roberts, 21 Aug 2014

Two-thirds of graduates regret the first job they take when they start work, according to global research...

Companies welcome government's flagship apprenticeship programme

Hywel Roberts, 21 Aug 2014

Employers and industry experts have reacted positively to the government's Get In, Go Far apprenticeship...

Employers value attitude above qualifications and experience

Hywel Roberts, 20 Aug 2014

Companies recruiting people under-25 place more importance on a candidate's attitude than their qualifications,...

Work Foundation calls for stronger RPA legislation

Hywel Roberts, 20 Aug 2014

Lancaster University's Work Foundation has criticised the government's "watered down" implementation...

Simon Linares appointed HR director at Direct Line

Hywel Roberts, 19 Aug 2014

Direct Line has announced the appointment of Simon Linares as its HR director.

Gender pay gap for managers rises to 34% in 40s

Hywel Roberts, 19 Aug 2014

Female managers earn on average 34% less than their male counterparts by the time they reach 46, according...

Europe's first 'Olympic-style' games launches graduate programme

Hywel Roberts, 19 Aug 2014

The 2015 Baku European Games, Europe's first Olympics-style sporting event, has launched a global recruitment...

Opinions differ on levels of training

Hywel Roberts, 19 Aug 2014

Reports highlight a disconnect between employer claims and employee experience of learning and development...

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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