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M&A…out-of-the-blue

Human Resource Directors can never be sure when they may get a call which will turn their lives upside down.

Article by: | Published: 24 May 2011

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Recruiting the recruiter

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: 24 May 2011

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Come back Capt. Mainwaring

Bring back traditional bank managers and increase competition, says business group in the wake of Project Merlin’s poor lending figures.

Article by: | Published: 23 May 2011

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Labour market trends

This survey of more than 2000 people* looked at confidence in the labour market, recession-proofing skills and communications about job losses.

Article by: | Published: 17 May 2011

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The drugs don’t work

The statistics on alcohol and drug use in the UK reveal the significant issues facing society and the major consequences for the criminal justice system and public health.

Article by: | Published: 16 May 2011

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Training the invisible workforce

Attitudes to work are rapidly evolving, and traditional training and development methods are increasingly having to adapt to a new ‘invisible’ workforce of remote workers.

Article by: | Published: 16 May 2011

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The art of leadership planning

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: 10 May 2011

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Common sense is not enough

Most employers know that they are operating in a high stakes arena when making judgements on equality issues in the workplace. However, many suffer from a lack of confidence in their own decision making about how to manage the risks.

Article by: | Published: 10 May 2011