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The master plan

As the economy improves and companies begin hiring again, many must take extra precautions to ensure they are investing in the right skills to support business growth.

Article by: | Published: 30 June 2011

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Weeding out waste

With limited budgets, workplace learning and workforce development needs to demonstrate its role in delivering value to the business.

Article by: | Published: 30 June 2011

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Race… still an issue?

Tackling Race inequality in the workplace requires a united effort from schools and universities, businesses and government.

Article by: | Published: 30 June 2011

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Redundancies, the legal hand grenade

With the maximum penalty for unfair dismissal now at a staggering £65,300 - with no upper limit if the employee can prove discrimination too - this is not a process you want to get wrong.

Article by: | Published: 28 June 2011

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Law brief

The coming months will see some significant changes to employment law in the UK. As such, HR professionals need to be fully aware of the implications ...

Article by: | Published: 20 June 2011

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Leading with passion

The next great leaders will be those that understand there is no one single future and that their peripheral vision of possible futures will be more of an asset than the 20:20 vision of the past.

Article by: | Published: 20 June 2011

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Recruitment, a fresh look

As companies emerge from the worst recession since the Depression, they are faced with low employee engagement and poor workplace morale that can slow the recovery process.

Article by: | Published: 16 June 2011

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Paternally grateful

The rights of parents and adopters following the birth or adoption of a child are about to change.

Article by: | Published: 16 June 2011

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Approaches to Reduce Stress-related Costs

The link between workplace stress and absenteeism, productivity, turnover, worker’s compensation, medical insurance and other stress-related expenses has been well chronicled across the globe.

Article by: | Published: 25 May 2011

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You’re going home in an ambulance

You know it’s your responsibility to make sure your organisation is meeting its legal requirements for health and safety. Is it? Asks Clive James, Training Development Manager, St John Ambulance.

Article by: | Published: 24 May 2011