We are entering interesting times for learning professionals. Facing a difficult downturn brings a sense of impending doom, but also some surprising twists. Scott Hobbs, Head of Talent at Amey investigates.
Most local authorities these days have well-defined employee communication channels and Sandwell Council is no exception. Mark Jones, Internal Communication Officer for Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council explains.
The challenge was to reduce the operating cost of the Learning Management System by migrating seamlessly to a new enhanced infrastructure that would act as a one-stop-shop for learning and performance, and provide critical support to the businesses transformation journey. Mike Booth, Learning Technologies Manager, Strategy & Projects from Cable & Wireless Europe, Asia & USA explains.
With the new Equality and Discrimination Bill going through Parliament, Jane Amphlett, Partner and Head of the Equality Team from Addleshaw Goddard LLP, analyses their implications.
In the aftermath of 9/11, Western societies have been under the constant fear of foreigners coming into our country to carry out acts of terrorism. The London bombings of July 7th, 2005 changed the emphasis to a fear of home grown terrorists. This Analysis is explored by Solat Chaudhry, Director of the National Centre for Diversity
The Government has done much to improve the regulation of relations between employers and employees and has introduced important new protections for vulnerable employees. Analysis by Sarah Veale, Head of Equality and Employment Rights Department, Trades Union Congress.
How the East Sussex County Council overhauled its absence management programme, by Leatham Green, Assistant Director for Personnel and Training
What is the effect of the shift in values of new graduates entering employment? And what, asks Pauline McDonald, Head of Careers, Swansea University, is the strategic impact of this shift within organisations and for HR professionals?
Adjusting the recruitment process to migrant workers, a case study by David Price, Director of Anglo-Polish. Anglo-Polish is one of the UKÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s fastest growing recruitment companies, specialising in placing Polish workers into the construction and demolition sectors.
Guy Hollebon, Head of Employment, Bevans Solicitors discusses the use of mediation and other forms for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) within the workplace and within the Employment Tribunal system…
Jane Birch, HR Benefits Manager of the GNER highlights the importance of communication.
Insights into Employee Engagement by Debbie Whitaker, Group Head, People Product Management, Standard Chartered Bank.
Professor William Scott-Jackson, Director, Centre for Applied HR Research, Oxford Brookes University Business School argues that effective talent management requires a clear understanding of the organisation’s strategic priorities
In 2006 Charles Jennings, Global Head of Learning at Reuters, talked about the Ã¢â‚¬Ëœconspiracy of convenienceÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ that exists between managers and training departments. Barry Sampson, Learning Support Manager, B&Q discusses what he meant…
In an exclusive article Sue Laverick, UK Employee Benefits Manager, Cadbury Schweppes, discusses the benefits of her organisation’s flex scheme.