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How are you proactively managing employment risks at the front line? Management

How are you proactively managing employment risks at the front line?

Sainsbury’s have announced that they are intent on shedding 2,000 jobs in HR and then revealed they’re proposing updates to their HR systems. …

8 months ago
Are Your Staff Happy? Engagement

Are Your Staff Happy?

It's really not that hard to find out. …

10 months ago
The BBC and Employee Relationships Management

The BBC and Employee Relationships

The BBC couldn’t really have picked a worse time to accidentally send an email to all their staff filled with not-so-positive comments about Vanessa Feltz. …

10 months ago
The eradication  of tribunal fees: Next steps for employers Compliance

The eradication of tribunal fees: Next steps for employers

It’s no wonder that some people are referring to yesterday as the ‘biggest day for employment law’. …

11 months ago
Transparency in Business Engagement

Transparency in Business

In some of our previous articles we’ve touched upon the subject of workplace transparency, but usually in relation to different topics. It seems that it is becoming a theme amongst what we write. …

11 months ago
Why Uber and Deliveroo may be missing the mark with HR Management

Why Uber and Deliveroo may be missing the mark with HR

The last few months have seen a whirlwind of HR-related issues surrounding gig economy companies such as Uber & Deliveroo, as the number of UK workers on zero-hours contracts is approaching 1 million. …

11 months ago
10 Steps to Empower Managers Management

10 Steps to Empower Managers

Unfortunately, there is no simple overnight solution to this, as it's not just a case of sending managers on a 3-day training course or setting up an intranet site and assuming that this will suffice. …

1 year ago
What prevents line managers from being effective? Management

What prevents line managers from being effective?

Research shows that good people management has a positive impact on profitability but does it mean it's a top priority for line managers who are overloaded with time-critical operational tasks? …

1 year ago
Accountability And Empowerment Management

Accountability And Empowerment

Although there's a greater recognition now of the importance of managers, this doesn't mean that where organisations have devolved greater accountability to the line it has always been successful. …

1 year ago
Ineffective Managers Create Risk Management

Ineffective Managers Create Risk

There is a very good reason why organisations should be making sure that their people managers are properly equipped to do their jobs effectively: a failure to do so creates significant risk. …

1 year ago