Sian Harrington

$1.2 billion each: The hidden cost of people complexity to the top 200

As companies grow, so they get more complicated, right? Wrong. There’s good and bad complexity and the latter can cost you, both in people and money terms. So, reduce the bureaucracy and liberate...

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Employers may end up paying more for healthcare, warns IFS

Policies to limit demand, increase productivity or up the use of private money in healthcare should be seriously considered while there is still time, according to a new report by the Institute of...

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Editor's blog: Business and the burglars of plasma screens

There I was, puffing and panting around Ladywell Park in Lewisham in the name of keeping fit on Monday night, when I saw what looked like a line of worker ants coming up the path. They weren’t ants,...

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Leadership, accountability, inappropriate behaviour. In other words, HR issues

Dramatic events that continue to unfold at News Corp have all the elements of a great News of the World story.

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HR Leaders Club: follow it live

Dr Simon Collinson, professor of international business and innovation at Warwick Business School, will exclusively reveal the results of a groundbreaking study into the causes and consequences of...

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Can you teach leadership?

Can you teach leadership? The countless providers of leadership courses, exercises and tools out there would shout a resounding ‘yes’ to this question – and no doubt have many examples to prove it....

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Interview with Nalin Miglani, chief HR and communication officer at Tata Global Beverages

How do you make old Rosy Lee sexy? That is the challenge facing Nalin Miglani, HR boss of Tata Global Beverages, whose Tetley brand is the UK’s second-biggest in market share. He is confident he can...

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The gloss of money wears off, but ego and the hunger to win are harder to conquer

When the man behind the proposals to shake-up the UK’s banking industry last month said bonuses in the sector had been partly financed by the taxpayers’ bailout, citizens in the blogosphere went...

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HR/Blastbeat talent-nurturing winners are Jack Morton and Axa

Global brand experience agency Jack Morton and healthcare company Axa PPP are the winners of HR magazine’s Blastbeat CSR competition.

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Where’s the talent?

The UK’s talent crisis has deepened, with employers having more difficulty filling vacant positions than at any time since 2007. According to a Manpower survey published today, more than half of...

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HR Excellence Awards 2011: The shortlist for the Most People-Focused CEO

Who do employees rate as the best leaders of their organisations? HR magazine reveals the shortlist for the Most People-Focused CEO in this year’s HR Excellence Awards.

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The shortlist for HR director of the year 2011

The 10 HR directors on our shortlist for this year’s HR Excellence Awards HR director of the year have risen to the challenges thrown at them over the past 12 months.

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