Tags: Supplier HR strategy and practice

DW sports selects workplace online workforce management solutions

DW Sports to implement Workplace workforce management online across its business Anticipated return on DW Sports investment several times over in the first 12 months Wigan-based DW Sports is to deploy Workplace Online, the employee scheduling and attendance management solution, across all of its 66 clubs and stores in the UK. This comprehensive system will…

Future Publishing uses Cisco TelePresence to reduce travelling costs and time

Future Publishing, the special-interest media group, has rolled out Cisco TelePresence® solutions to generate cost and time efficiencies associated with meetings across their two UK locations. Future Publishing has two main locations in the UK, one in Bath and another in London. The company, responsible for the UK’s largest tech website, and whose brands include…

Seb Coe gives talk at Wandsworth school to launch 2012 Olympics special

Seb Coe gives talk at Wandsworth school to launch 2012 Olympics special ‘Speakers for Schools’ week Seb Coe today visited children at Oak Lodge School in Wandsworth to give a talk about his journey to being Chair of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Parlympic Games, and launch a special week of Olympic…

Real IT Awards open for entry

New categories launched to reward outstanding achievement in skills development and social media The Corporate IT Forum, the leading representative of large corporate IT users, is calling for entries to its 8th annual Real IT Awards. Designed and judged by large, enterprise-level IT leaders, the awards aim to recognise those IT projects that have contributed…

Tata invites UK’s brightest campus minds to compete in 4th edition of the annual Tata Crucible Campus Quiz

Tata, amongst the largest employers in the UK manufacturing sector, will hold its annual Tata Crucible UK Campus Quiz on Sunday, 20th November 2011 at The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Savoy Place, London. The ‘university challenge’ style quiz is an opportunity for the sharpest young minds from across the UK to showcase their intelligence,…

Challenge begins now for British businesses to prove themselves ahead of London 2012

With David Cameron calling on the nation to show the world how good our customer service is – the race begins to make sure we’re up to it. In just under nine months the eyes of the world will be focussed on London, with billions set to tune in to the Olympic Games from right…

FedEx express named among top five of the world’s best multinational workplaces

The Great Place to Work® Institute has announced that FedEx Express, an operating company of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), has been named as one of the top five global companies to work for in its inaugural ranking of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces. FedEx was selected for the recognition from among the 350 multinational companies…

Cisco has released the second chapter of their Connected World report

The second chapter which also surveyed 2,800 college students and young professionals in their 20s across 14 countries looked at the seriousness of the next-generation workforce’s demand to work remotely with flexibility over how they access information. The desire by young professionals and college students to use social media, mobile devices, and the internet more…

LinkedIn add volunteering field to profile highlighting that it is real work experience.

LinkedIn has announced that members can now add a “Volunteer Experience & Causes” field to their LinkedIn Profile. The company also released data that reinforces volunteer work is a key piece of your professional identity. In the new “Volunteer Experience & Causes” field, LinkedIn members can add volunteer positions, causes they care about, and organisations…

Company launch Free GoToMeeting App for Android™ Users

Citrix Systems has announced the expansion of its growing line of mobile workforce solutions for the Android Market™ with the availability of Citrix® GoToMeeting® for Android. Available as a free app, Android smartphone users will have access to the industry’s easiest and most convenient mobile collaboration application to join online meetings anywhere, anytime. Citrix® GoToMeeting®…

New deal brings fully electric vehicles to UK businesses

UK businesses will now be able to lease fully electric vehicles, including the provision of home charging units, for the first time , thanks to a new deal agreed between British Gas and Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions. The deal means that British Gas will supply and install electric vehicle (EV) charge points in homes across…