Gabriella Jozwiak

Older workforces make commercial sense, says Nationwide HRD

Older workers bring commercial benefits to organisations because they are more reliable, have broad life skills and bring balance to workplace culture, the HR director of a leading building society...

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Constant change is a headache for HR

Roffey Park’s Management Agenda survey shows HR professionals struggling to meet their organisations’ demand for change

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UK productivity boost needed to fuel wage growth

Employees will only see the amount they earn increase in the future if the UK’s productivity levels are substantially improved, research suggests.

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Barclays raises bonuses by 10%

Barclays increased its bonus pool for 2013 by 10% to a total of almost £2.4 billion, the bank has announced.

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Military personnel held back from employment

Employers’ lack of understanding of military personnel’s skills means service leavers routinely cannot find employment, a report suggests.

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Audit of low-value pensions schemes gets underway

Workplace pension schemes that provide poor value for money are set to be investigated following the appointment of a new independent board, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced.

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Labour moots quotas for women and ethnic minorities

A Labour government could introduce quotas for women and ethnic minorities to address inequalities within boardrooms, the shadow business secretary has said.

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Market power should be considered in zero-hours contract policies, says RPC

The employers’ market power over employees should be considered in a Government consultation about zero-hours contracts, independent assessors have advised.

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Government urges employers to partner with schools

Employers should develop links with local schools to support young people’s career aspirations, the Government has recommended.

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Government set to tackle long-term sickness cost

Employees on long-term sickness absence are to receive additional support to get them back into work, under a Government-backed scheme.

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Economic recovery dependent on living wage, say campaigners

More than five million workers will be unaffected by the economic recovery expected in the UK unless employers pay a living wage, a report has suggested.

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Netflix's McCord urges HR to shun the rules

HR directors should throw away the rulebook if they want to improve their business and rise up the ranks, Patty McCord, the former chief talent officer at Netflix, has claimed.

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