Could L&D Departments be key to solving the UK’s productivity problem?
Anna Shields: Surely HR is tough enough already? How to transfer conflict management responsibility back to managers
The life of a HR director has never been harder. The abundance of employment legislation and tendency to cut to formal process straight away has placed even greater strain on HR departments. The need for HR to be seen to deliver value to the organisation, not just transactional processes, has made HR a tough place to be. Dealing with conflict within the organisation adds to the burden.
The people most likely to make employees feel engaged at work are their peers rather than their managers, according to the results of Oracle’s Western European study released today.
The nation finds have difficult conversations tougher at work than at home, according to new research by Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
Dr Mark Cole looks at what managers and business leaders can learn from coaching top athletes such as Federer, and how these methods can be applied to our own development and improvement in the workplace.
A lack of skilled and confident line managers is a significant barrier to retaining workers with disabilities, new research from Business Disability Forum (BDF) finds.
Research released today reveals that over politeness in the workplace could be detrimental to UK businesses. The research conducted by online expenses management provider, webexpenses, found that a staggering 78 percent of office-based business managers claim that being too polite could be costing their organisation money.
Ageism in the workforce is creating a wider skill gap due to over 50s not being considered for senior and managerial roles despite having the knowledge and experience to fill this gap.
A study of 16,000 senior interims working in the UK found that the amount of interim managers has increased by 93 percent since the pre-recession levels of 2006, with a substantial increase in top level contract roles in recent years.
The new degree-level apprenticeship for managers has been approved. The apprenticeship will boost the number of professional managers and improve business performance across the UK and will be run across some of the countries leading businesses including, Virgin Media and the BBC.
With substantial changes to the banking industry, new senior executives will need a range of diverse skills and expertise to keep up.
A fifth of employees would turn down a job based on the reputation of their new manager.
Building professional relationships is integral to any business, but is internal communication a high enough priority for senior staff?
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A new report from the CMI (Chartered Management Institute) has found that despite Westminster’s preoccupation with immigration only 4 percent of managers say limiting the movement of labour across the EU is a priority for them.