Tags: Change management

Change fatigue more problematic than senior leaders may think

  The grinding, continuous volume of change may be wearing out employees, but often senior leaders don’t see it, according to a seven-country survey of senior executives at large corporations, commissioned by Ketchum Change. “Dynamic business environments and a culture of continuous change is the new normal for large organizations, and it’s only going to…

Poor change leadership sends UK productivity plummeting

A quarter of UK workers do not have confidence in their senior leaders according to new research from Towers Watson, a leading global professional services company. In particular, the C-suite are not successfully managing and communicating change, with less than a third (30 percent) of employees saying that changes are well-implemented at their organisation. The…

Andy West: Ease the pain of change management with a focus on people

A changing world puts pressure on organisations to change too but poor management of change can have a negative effect. Change may be driven by new rules and regulations or the need to generate new products and services. Businesses may have to restructure perhaps in response to merger and acquisition. Internally, developments in best practice,…

Miriam Bannnon: Involving change is better than imposing change!

In a busy and fast changing world, organisations need to adapt quickly, in order to remain competitive and profitable. And all too often this involves a period of change, which very often can impact directly on the businesses’ employees, causing uneasiness and discord, and in some cases redundancies.  Change cannot simply be imposed; people and…

Mike England: HR – leading the way in business agility and innovation

In a business environment characterised by change, transformative trends and the never-ending drive to increase productivity while reducing costs, the keyword for organisational longevity is agility. The ability to adapt quickly and effectively to change, often on a global scale, is a true competitive advantage for any organisation. Agility, however, is not a quick fix,…

Change and transformation is the top demand for HR interim managers, says Jason Atkinson

With pay rates on the rise and human resources being the second most dominant business function utilising interim managers, Jason Atkinson, Managing Director, Russam Interim, an award-winning UK interim management provider and Chair of the Interim Management Association (IMA) takes a look at the trends in HR interim management for 2014. Many businesses rely on…

Top priority for management is implementing change

Implementing change initiatives will be the biggest management challenge in the coming year, according to a new survey by Hemsley Fraser, the learning and development company. At the Chartered Management Institute’s National Annual Conference, Hemsley Fraser questioned 152 managers about their business challenges and their plans for the future. As well as dealing with change,…

UK bosses accused of failing to implement change successfully and poor employee engagement

 Less than one-third (32%) of UK employees are fully engaged with their job Telecoms leaders are the best bosses in UK 40% of financial services employees say their leaders have put them under a lot of stress in the past 6 months (compared to UK average of 22%) Strong correlation between sectors with poor leadership and sectors…

UK Employment law changes to take effect in April

Changes include the annual increase on certain statutory payments and a reduction in the collective consultation period for large redundancy exercises. Changes to the collective consultation regime were announced by the UK government on 18 December 2012. The changes will reduce the consultation burden on UK employers and mean that redundancy dismissals can take effect…

Changes to TUPE will lead to legal uncertainty, says EMW

According to commercial law firm EMW, the Government risks starting a “wave of litigation” by changing employment regulations governing outsourced staff. The Government is currently consulting on changes to Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE), which protects employees from unfair dismissal, cuts in pay or changes in terms and conditions of employment…