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17 Dec 2012

Businesses across London are now set to increase their recruitment activity over the coming six months, new data from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has revealed. According to the organisation's latest CBI/KPMG...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


13 Dec 2012

Badly behaved managers could be costing their companies a huge amount of money each year, a new study has revealed. A report recently published by ICM Research showed that poor leadership has the potential to dent profits by at...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


12 Dec 2012

Company executives need to ensure they explore all avenues when attempting to connect with their workforce, it has been claimed. Writing in HR magazine, managing director of organisational development firm Ipso Consulting Naheed...

Categories: Human Resources


06 Dec 2012

The use of flexible working policies will be crucial to the UK's economic recovery over the coming years, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has claimed. Responding to chancellor George Osborne's...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


05 Dec 2012

Companies should do all they can to make the working environment as flexible as possible for older employees, the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) has claimed. The organisation has presented evidence to the...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


04 Dec 2012

It is crucial that business leaders are aware of all the issues that can arise during the Christmas party season, with drug and alcohol testing providers Concateno urging companies to help their employees stay safe.

Alcohol abuse...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


03 Dec 2012

UK employers need to ensure they can keep track of their staff as mobile working makes it increasingly easy for people to increase their productivity, a new report has suggested.

Data from the Kelly Global Workforce Index found...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


29 Nov 2012

Bad line management is causing employee stress and it is important staff in this position are encouraged to improve their performance, an expert has claimed.

Dr Mark Winwood, clinical director for psychological health at AXA PPP...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


28 Nov 2012

Companies are failing to engage sufficiently with their employees because of old-fashioned British attitudes and a certain kind of stuffiness, it has been claimed.

Speaking at the Engage for Success event in London, managing...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources


23 Nov 2012

The wellbeing of employees is an increasingly important concern for many UK businesses, an expert has suggested.

According to Jilly Forster, chief executive officer of Forster Communications, wellbeing has moved from a health and...

Categories: Functional Practices, Human Resources