Peter Crush

Fine and Dando

Stephen Dando (pictured), chief HR officer at news and financial information conglomerate Thomson Reuters, wants to move on.

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George Osborne and Ed Balls slug it out over employment discrimination and job losses

Chancellor George Osborne and shadow chancellor Ed Balls traded a war of words at yesterday’s Institute of Directors conference, with each – separated by an hour – giving delegates made up of HR...

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Bosses told: “Pay staff more”

Business leaders at yesterday’s IoD conference were told to “pay staff more” if they want to get themselves out of the recession, by Brendan Barber, general secretary of the TUC.

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Interview with Caroline lucas, leader of the Green Party

When Lord Davies finally delivered his much-anticipated recommendations about how to increase female representation on British boards, many (male) business leaders, fearing tough new quotas, will have...

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Rolls-Royce Aerospace, Dyson, Alliance Boots, Mothercare and Next have best reputation in the eyes of the public

Rolls-Royce Aerospace, Dyson, Alliance Boots, Mothercare and Next (pictured) were yesterday crowned the top five companies by The Reputation Institute in terms of the reputations they hold in the eyes...

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Public execution: HR directors struggle to find the panacea to the public sector cuts

It's like a runaway train: another week, another 'budgets slashed' announcement from public sector bosses and yet another HR department learns its fate.

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Staff-customer interaction should be in annual report, says dragon James Caan

Companies will in future be valued on how they report on dealing with – and keeping – their customers, serial entrepreneur and former Dragons’ Den dragon, James Caan, said yesterday.

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Train staff to deal with Ms/Mr Angry, says futurologist

Employers are not equipping their staff to deal with the rise of increasingly demanding customers they are creating, according to Nicola Millard, customer experience futurologist at BT.

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Engage and Retain 2010: HR at the highest level

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David Plink puts forward the case for why HR should have a seat at the main board and is absolutely key in creating real engagement. Peter Crush plays devil’s advocate.

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Employee Healthcare: Demonstrating ROI

Employee benefits

James Glover, Hilary Bright, Amy LeBlanc and Peter Mills join Peter Crush to debate the challenge of demonstrating the benefits of healthcare spend. In association with Simplyhealth.

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The people side of space

Workstations that rise or fall according to whether you want to sit or stand at your tasks, pods that bring peace to a noisy office, a reception in the middle of the office so it is equidistant from...

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Pizza to go

Addio, British reserve, ciao, Italian theatre: Pizza Express is reinventing itself. Change isn't just a restaurant refurb, but mostly about the people.

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