HR Business News

Employee wellbeing going up the agenda

Employee happiness and wellbeing is fast entering the mainstream of business. In the past, businesses’ concerns about staff health rarely extended beyond reducing sickness absence.


Created on: 14/02/2016 02:00

NGA Opens HR Innovation Centre in Bristol

New engineering and support hub for international HR software & services company NGA.


Created on: 13/02/2016 07:00

One-in-four law firms Say Fee Earners’ mental wellbeing at risk

Employee mental well-being, burnout and workplace stress are getting worse amongst 23 percent of fee earners and 17 percent of non-fee earners in law firms.


Created on: 13/02/2016 02:00

HR wages rising post-recession

Average full time salary in HR falls 18 percent between 2002 and 2014. However, sector’s aggregate wage bill is now rising as headcount grows. Adoption of Ulrich model leads to long-term shift in sector’s structure – with more human resource professionals working in specialist roles – but receiving lower wages than all-rounders once earned.


Created on: 12/02/2016 07:00

UK-based digital professionals some of the cheapest in Europe

Low employee costs maintain the UK attraction for companies looking to take on digital professionals, according to new research conducted by leading professional services company, Willis Towers Watson.


Created on: 12/02/2016 02:00

Students think employers prefer higher grades over suitable subjects

‘Tough Choices’ report reveals that an absence of good quality information and advice on job prospects for Maths and Physics skills skews young people’s A Level choices


Created on: 11/02/2016 07:00

APSCo and British Embassy to lobby German government over changes to international contractor laws

The British Embassy in Germany has committed to taking the lead in discussions between The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) and German governmental institutions over proposed changes to the Labour Leasing Act.


Created on: 11/02/2016 02:00

Scottish tribunal system risks inundation of claims from rest of UK

Proposals to transfer certain functions of the UK Employment Tribunal Service to the Scottish Tribunals could have unintended consequences for the volume of employment claims in Scotland, according to law firm DLA Piper.


Created on: 10/02/2016 07:00

Fleet benchmarking for road safety – new online tool

Fleets across the public, private and voluntary sectors are being urged to use a new online benchmarking tool to improve their at-work road safety, cut operating costs and boost business efficiency.


Created on: 10/02/2016 02:00

Sharp decline in job posting in key sectors

Manufacturing, Construction and Transportation are among the steepest drops in job postings. Shrinking sectors and growing skills gap likely to continue to threaten future jobs growth


Created on: 09/02/2016 07:00

Employer health obligations - mental not just physical!

Mental health in the workplace is a topic that has been under scrutiny recently. As work environments become more pressurised and employees work longer hours, stress related illnesses are becoming more prominent.


Created on: 09/02/2016 02:00

Gender Pay Gap Reporting is just around the corner…

The implications of the Gender Pay and Bonus Gap Reporting Regulations will be far beyond the risk of equal pay claims for the largest UK employers and could affect a company’s market reputation, employee relations and its ability to recruit and retain staff.


Created on: 08/02/2016 07:00