Tag: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Hutton recommends public sector exec pay cap

A new report headed by Work Foundation executive vice-chairman Will Hutton has recommended that public sector bosses should have their salaries linked to the wages of junior employees.Commissioned by the government in May, Mr...

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Lloyds get new Resourcing Head

Mark Gilbertson has joined Lloyds Banking Group as Head of Resourcing, covering both Retail Banking and Group Operations. Mark has 15 years of resourcing experience and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel...

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From ‘sick note’ to ‘fit note’

The Government intends to launch a new ‘fit note’ next April. Replacing the current ‘sick note’ the new form will support employers to respond more flexibly to sickness absence and take a more positive...

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CIPD: Half of workforce could be off sick

Up to half of the UK’s workforce could be absent if a second wave of the swine flu pandemic hits the country, the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) has warned, which could leave businesses facing absence...

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Prize-winning HR manager passing on skills

A HR manager who won £1,000 to spend on training at the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development is set to pass on the skills he picked up to others. Andy Symonds, who works for Golden Wonder in Scunthorpe, used his prize...

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CIPD: Halt Agency Workers Directive

The Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) has said that the Agency Workers Directive should not be brought in until 2011 to prevent further financial burden on organisations.According to the CIPD, the complexity of...

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CIPD: More businesses outsourcing

The proportion of businesses choosing human resources (HR) outsourcing has reached almost a third, the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) has revealed.In research compiled by Leeds University Business School it...

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Equal pay reviews should be encouraged, CIPD state

Businesses are failing to see the value in conducting equal pay reviews (EPRs). That is according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), which has conducted its 2009 reward management survey. The survey...

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Training offered to redundant workforce

Staff training may be something that employers think about when they want to retain their employees but it can also be important for those who have been made redundant. The Guardian recently reported on a series of further...

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TUC: Change to 48-hour week welcome

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has welcomed the European Parliament’s vote to remove the opt-out from the 48-hour limit on the UK working week.Brendan Barber, TUC general secretary, said the decision will allow workers to...

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