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31 Jan 2013

The adverse weather conditions seen in the UK recently have cost employers some £318 million in productivity, according to research published by roadside recovery firm Green Flag. According to the study, 8.5 million British...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


30 Jan 2013

Workers at UK businesses are finding their health at risk because of poor working environments, with only 30 per cent of employees considering their current situation to be suitable.

According to EnergiseYou, some 37 per cent of...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


24 Jan 2013

Developing future executives through HR procedures should be seen as a business necessity rather than an optional luxury for public sector leaders, an expert has argued. Jabbar Sardar, director of HR and organisational...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


21 Jan 2013

Employers across the UK are not taking advantage of the skills offered by workers over the age of 60, according to a new report. The survey of over 500 UK chief executive officers of businesses with more than 250 employees,...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


11 Jan 2013

Employers must stay on top of their performance management procedures if they are to avoid coming up against accusations of ageism over the coming years, an expert has claimed. It is well known that the UK's workforce is becoming...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


10 Jan 2013

The labour market in the UK is outperforming the sluggish economy and will continue to do so well into 2013, according to a new report from KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Job vacancies increased at...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


03 Jan 2013

The UK's younger workers, known as Generation Y, are more motivated by job fulfilment than by increasing pay packages, according to a new report.

Performance solutions organisation iOpener Institute suggested that embracing this...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


28 Dec 2012

It is crucial that UK executives keep their employees engaged by offering them a good life-work balance, despite the fact that only 13 per cent are planning to look for a new job in 2013, a report has claimed.

The Institute of...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


24 Dec 2012

A large number of British employees will find that Christmas offers little respite from workplace stress, according to a new report.

Research from health cash plan provider Medicash found that 27 per cent of people are worried...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


19 Dec 2012

Managers are attempting to improve productivity levels across their organisation as the instability of the UK economy impacts their bottom line, a report has claimed.

According to the CEB, most firms are attempting to find 20 per...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources