Sian Harrington

Cycling to work creates a “virtuous circle” for UK business, top boss tells MPs

Halfords chairman Dennis Millard told MPs and employers this morning that encouraging more people to cycle to work has a positive impact on staff, businesses and the economy.

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LLoyds Banking Group considers dropping annual bonuses

Lloyds Banking Group is considering abandoning annual bonuses for senior staff, according to reports today.

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Government 'flying blind' on public sector cuts, says Work Foundation

The Government is “flying blind” on the damage public sector workforce cuts could be doing to the labour market, a report from the Work Foundation concludes today.

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Unsupported women on boards risk becoming 'surrogate men', says Unilever boss

A supportive and learning network for senior women is required to prevent them becoming “surrogate men” and adopting the leadership behaviours of the men around them, Tracey Rogers, managing director...

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SME owners delay retirement or sell outside family, finds global survey

Four in 10 owners of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) who are aged over 50 have delayed their retirement as a result of the financial crisis, according to global research.

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HRDs that stand out are skilled at communicating strategy to key stakeholders

One word stands out above all others in this year’s HR Most Influential ranking – and that word is ‘leadership’.

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The people champions: HR's Most Influential 2012

US novelist Jack London, best known for The Call of the Wild and White Fang, famously said “affluence means influence”. But for those ranked on HR’s seventh annual Most Influential list,...

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Less complex businesses are better place for everyone to work

When, last September, we unveiled research by then Warwick Business School and now Henley professor Simon Collinson and consultancy Simplicity Partnership that found the biggest 200 global companies...

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No sex, please, I'm quitting

The viral email sent by disgruntled employee Kieran Allen to staff at media agency MEC on Tuesday is a reminder employers need to have clearly communicated procedures in place to regulate employee...

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Most employees plan to stay put, reveals Deloitte global survey

Four out of five employees plan to stay with their organisation over the coming year, a reversal of the situation in 2011 when two-thirds said they were planning to leave, according to a global survey...

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Less complex businesses are better places for everyone to work

Last September, we unveiled research by then Warwick Business School and now Henley professor Simon Collinson and consultancy Simplicity Partnership. It found the biggest 200 global companies were...

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Claridge’s launch tonight for this year's Most Influential rankings

HR magazine unveils the 2012 HR Most Influential ranking at a prestigious event at Claridge’s Hotel tonight.

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