Category: Analysis

In the build up to January’s Attendance Management Forum, Rutherford’s International Account Executive Catherine Trombley (USA), and her partner broker at Sterling Knight, Lawrence Adam, offers insights into healthcare concerns across the pond and what they could mean for expatriate workers. As Americans headed to the polls last Tuesday for the mid-term elections, many felt…

Why mental health matters

In the build up to January’s Absence & Attendance Management event, Helen Lockett, Director of Programmes, Centre for Mental Health, offers further insights into the impact of mental ill health in the workplace. People who develop mental health conditions are twice as likely to lose their jobs than people with other health conditions or disabilities…

As part of the build up to November’s HR in the Public Sector Forum, Les Venus, Chief Executive of Threshold Initiative offers his response to the Comprehensive Spending Review and how it will affect the Public Sector and HR professionals in general. The much trailed and leaked Comprehensive Spending Review was properly unveiled on Wednesday.…

In the build up to October’s Talent Management & Leadership Development Summit, James Callander, Managing Director of FreshMinds Talent considers why employing the wrong person could be more than just a financial burden to businesses… In today’s competitive marketplace, businesses need to make sure they get value for money. Employing the wrong person for a…

As part of the build up to October’s Employee Wellbeing Forum 2010, Donald Campbell , Marketing Manager for Team London Bridge, a Business Improvement District, explains the importance of employee retention It is increasingly prevalent in today’s society that managers find employee retention an ongoing struggle. In the past, employees used to stay in the…

As part of the build up to November’s Workplace Equality & Diversity Forum, Sharon Goldie, Dyslexia Specialist & Workplace Consultant at leading assistive technology specialists, iansyst Ltd, explains the importance of offering support to disabled employees and offers some top tips on small steps employers can take to make all the difference. Employers who are…

“Do you think it’s damaging to HR professionals to describe the profession as caring?” CIPD members were polled last week on this question. As of 29th July, the site showed 1,437 responses, the results being; 36.74% Yes, 58.25% No and 5.01% Don’t know On the basis of this sample, which is substantial enough to be statistically reliable, it…

In the build up to October’s Talent Management & Leadership Development Summit, Tim Balcon, Chief Executive of Energy & Utility Skills, the Sector Skills Council for gas, power, waste management and water industries offers his expert advise and analysis on how to tackle the skills gap. The skills gap has been at the heart of…

In the build up to September’s Stress Prevention and Mental Wellbeing Forum, Kevin Young, general manager EMEA, SkillSoft explains how stressed staff can be supported in a way that benefits the entire organisation. It had to happen sometime; suddenly positive thinking is getting a negative press. Since the publication of the book Smile or Die…

Peter Hunter has over 20 years of leadership and team building experience as an officer in 3 different Navies. In the build up to October’s Employee Wellbeing Forum in London, Peter offers insights into the best ways to relate to, engage with and motivate employees… When people are engaged in what they do we know…

In the build up to his presentation at September’s Stress Prevention & Mental Wellbeing Forum, Guy Hollebon, Director and Head of Employment at Bevans, offers insights into managing sickness absence through answering what sort of policies should we have in place, what to do when advice from the GP and Occupation Health conflict, how to…

As part of the build up to September’s Employer Branding Summit, HRreview features a piece by David Kilmartin, Head of Business Development, Capita Registrars which – among other topics – considers how businesses will attract employees in the future: It is true that companies have to find different ways to attract the best recruits and…