Warning over calls to scrap workplace childcare vouchers

Gabriella Jozwiak, 21 Feb 2014

The Government must ensure working parents will be better off if it replaces childcare vouchers with...


Diageo to help Scottish young people into employment

Gabriella Jozwiak, 21 Feb 2014

Global drinks manufacturer Diageo is to offer young people in Scotland free training aimed to lift them...


Payroll providers divided over auto-enrolment simplification

Hywel Roberts, 21 Feb 2014

Payroll and pension systems companies are split over Department of Work and Pension (DWP) amendments...

HR salaries to increase by 10% in 2014, says report

Hywel Roberts, 20 Feb 2014

HR professionals' average basic pay is set to rise by up to 10% in 2014, with companies investing more...

Cambridge University staff call for action on academia gender equality

Gabriella Jozwiak, 20 Feb 2014

Universities should review their approach to academic appointments and promotions to ensure talented...

Manufacturing group EEF accuses Government of 'acting unreasonably' over international graduates

Hywel Roberts, 20 Feb 2014

EEF has submitted evidence to a House of Lords committee claiming the Government is damaging employers...

Top Employers for Working Families awards and benchmark open

Hywel Roberts, 20 Feb 2014

Registrations for the 6th annual Working Families awards, in partnership with HR Magazine, are now open....

Unemployment falls by 125,000

Gabriella Jozwiak, 20 Feb 2014

The job market will be characterised by higher wages and increased movement in the future, Reed group...

Royal Mail and unions turn to third party mediation

Hywel Roberts, 19 Feb 2014

The Royal Mail, in an agreement with unions Unite and the Communication Workers Union (CWU), has called...

Work experience becoming more valuable to employers, UKCES claims

Hywel Roberts, 19 Feb 2014

Employers and young people are increasingly seeing value in work experience, according to a report by...

Probation service HR managers facing 'unusual' challenge, says expert

Gabriella Jozwiak, 19 Feb 2014

Probation service HR mangers dealing with hundreds of staff appeals against reassignment face an unusual...

Employer technophobia costing UK economy £30 billion a year

Gabriella Jozwiak, 19 Feb 2014

Employers’ failure to provide staff with efficiency-driving business tools is costing the UK £30 billion...

Unemployed graduates question value of university degree, says report

Hywel Roberts, 18 Feb 2014

Nearly half of graduates struggling to find work several months after leaving university wish they had...

NHS Employers boss Royles: 'Forget pride, let's learn from Rose'

Gabriella Jozwiak, 18 Feb 2014

Sceptics of the Government appointment of former Marks and Spencer (M&S) executive chairman to review...

Cass professor sceptical Rose can fix 'complex' NHS

Gabriella Jozwiak, 18 Feb 2014

A leading professor on leadership has questioned whether the appointment of former Marks & Spencer (M&S)...

HRDs warned over quality of pension schemes

Gabriella Jozwiak, 18 Feb 2014

HR directors need to “wake up” and ensure they offer good quality pensions as more employees take...

FTSE 100 bonuses rise faster than company performance

Gabriella Jozwiak, 17 Feb 2014

Almost half of FTSE 100 companies paid executive directors bonuses that grew at a faster rate than company...

Employment rate to slow in early 2014

Gabriella Jozwiak, 17 Feb 2014

Employment levels will grow sharply in the first quarter of 2014 but at a slower rate than at the end...

Female directors less likely to fill male directorships

Gabriella Jozwiak, 17 Feb 2014

Employers are less likely to appoint female directors if a vacant post was previously held by a man,...

HR leaders challenge viability of Health and Work Service

Gabriella Jozwiak, 14 Feb 2014

The extent to which a new Government service set up to reduce long-term sickness absence can solve the...

In this issue: April 2014
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Legal aliens: It's law, but not as we know it - would you seek counsel from a big brand?

Fashion forward: SuperGroup's first HRD

Time to celebrate: Flexible working legislation is changing

Health check: Engaging in wellbeing 

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