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Survivor Guilt the new lottery

After widespread redundancies, managers everywhere could be excused for thinking that people who've kept their jobs would be grateful. Chartered Occupational therapist, Lucy Povah says they are more likely feeling guilty.

Article by: | Published: 10 May 2011

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Employee Benefits and Rewards Forum

Employee Benefits and Rewards Forum is a highly focused event that brings the Rewards and HR industry together for interactive seminars, discussion groups, business meetings and valuable networking opportunities.

Article by: | Published: 27 April 2011

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Presenteeism or productivity?

Sickness absence due to mental ill health alone costs UK employers £8.4 billion each year; but the cost of presenteeism, employees working when they’re ill due to depression or anxiety, and therefore not fully engaged, is nearly twice as high at over £15 billion per year.

Article by: | Published: 27 April 2011

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Is it safe yet?…

The R word strikes fear into the heart of any employee. Many will be wondering if their jobs will be safe, and what sacrifices they should be making to ensure they and their colleagues are protected.

Article by: | Published: 11 April 2011

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Finding the perfect partner…

For an HR department, trusting a third party to take on the responsibility of bringing talent to their organisation is one of the biggest decisions they will have to make.

Article by: | Published: 11 April 2011

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Get sales selling…

I’ve been a part of many sales teams in my career, and over and over I’ve noticed five common afflictions that affect them, each of which reduces morale and sales performance

Article by: | Published: 24 March 2011

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Health and safety on track

Health and safety experts from across some of the railway industry’s biggest companies came together recently to talk about how they could cut the millions of pounds and hours lost each year because of work-related ill health.

Article by: | Published: 10 March 2011

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UK economy? You’re highered

Can apprenticeships really bring Britain out of recession? Championing the new apprenticeship renaissance, City & Guilds is convinced as its campaign to help ensure one million apprenticeship, by summer 2013

Article by: | Published: 9 February 2011

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Managers under-utilised in M&As

Organisations are under-utilising front-line managers during the integration process in corporate transactions, warns global consultancy Towers Watson following the findings of its latest study.

Article by: | Published: 9 February 2011