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12 Sep 2013

HR professionals could make more effective use of data, an industry expert has claimed. 

Writing for HR Magazine, director of the workforce effectiveness centre at the Work Foundation Stephen Bevan said better use of information...

Categories: Commercial, Human Resources

08 Sep 2013

Interim executives looking to get the most out of millennial workers should focus on training and support, according to new research.

Research carried out by City & Guilds has highlighted these factors as two of its seven ways to...

Categories: Commercial, Board & CEO

05 Sep 2013

The majority of procurement professionals are in favour of using payment by results (PBR) in the management of contracts. 

This is according to a new survey carried out by Supply Management, which found 68 per cent of respondents...

Categories: Commercial, Procurement & Supply Chain

04 Sep 2013

The UK services sector demonstrated strong growth in August. 

This is according to the latest Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) figures from Markit and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Supply (CIPS). 

It found activity in...

Categories: Commercial

03 Sep 2013

Business leaders need to encourage more young female talent to enter the technology industry. 

This is according to Neelie Kroes, European Commission (EC) vice-president, who discussed the issue at the recent opening of a...

Categories: Commercial, Technology, Entertainment & Communications

29 Aug 2013

A procurement expert is "surprised" more professionals in the sector do not rank their suppliers. 

Christopher Ayscough, regional purchasing director at air transport communications company SITA, claimed buyers who deal with a...

Categories: Commercial, Procurement & Supply Chain

28 Aug 2013

The number of people employed in UK retail increased at the fastest rate in 11 years over the last 12 months. 

This is according to new figures from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which found such a high rate of...

Categories: Commercial, Retail

27 Aug 2013

Business activity in the services sector has increased significantly leading to an increase in confidence, according to new research. 

The Confederation of British Industry has revealed trade in both the consumer services and...

Categories: Commercial

26 Aug 2013

A significant number of businesses plan to make changes to their HR structure in the near future, new research has revealed. 

A survey of companies carried out professional services firm Towers Watson found 36 per cent expect to...

Categories: Commercial, Human Resources

22 Aug 2013

UK manufacturing output hit a two-year high in the three months up to August, new research has revealed. 

A study by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) found total orders and export order books have risen to the highest...

Categories: Commercial, Energy, Manufacturing & Infrastructure