Tags: Internal communication

Nearly a quarter of business leaders (22 per cent) have stated that HR departments across the UK are failing to communicate, according to research carried out by jobsite CareerBuilder.co.uk. The survey, carried out amongst 194 business leaders, also found that 25 per cent reported that their HR department can, at times, over-communicate. “Human Resources is…

Communication vital for employees, says expert

An expert has called on British bosses to communicate more closely with their workforce and keep them updated on any developments over job security and pay to prevent uncertainty. Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals policy liaison officer Diana Bruce predicted that salary freezes would continue to be a sticking point for some firms throughout 2011,…

It is crucial for employers to keep tabs on employee morale if they are to maintain productivity and gain an advantage over their rivals in the post-recession climate, an expert has claimed. Chartered Management Institute policy and research director Petra Wilson claimed some managers lack the motivation to ensure members of staff are happy and…

Nuffield Health, the largest not-for-profit independent healthcare provider in the UK, has announced the launch of a new nutritional service for corporate clients following its acquisition of Mythbreaker Nutrition. The service provides a scalable and affordable product that allows employees to gain a comprehensive view of their diet that can help them improve their health.…

The legal services outsourcing and intellectual property management organisation CPA Global, has undergone a period of significant growth over the past decade, expanding headcount throughout its international offices, strengthening its presence in key markets through an aggressive acquisition programme, and diversifying into new business areas. Since 2000, CPA Global has taken a controlling share in…

The Royal Mail postal strike may force HR departments to external and possible internal communication policy by opting to embrace technology more. Benny Har-Even, technology editor at IT PRO, has claimed that businesses are likely to turn to technology as an alternative to the postal service as workers announce they will strike this week. However,…

An increasing number of businesses are investigating allegations of internal corruption following the encouragement of whistleblowers in the workplace, it has been revealed, which it could be said is a sign of compensation culture. Research by Ipos Mori and commissioned by KPMG revealed that four in ten employers had launched such an investigation at some…

While emailing and instant messaging is becoming increasingly popular between staff in the workplace, HR staff and managers should keep in mind the importance of face-to-face internal communication. Ruth Spellman, chief executive of the Chartered Management Institute, who said that not everyone wishes to communicate online and that its popularity could "blind" some managers to…

Engagement with employees can be improved with the use of hosted social networks, it has been suggested. Internal communication will benefit from a web community because it can facilitate interaction and the potential for internal horizontal influence, said Reality Digital. This could allow for engagement at all levels of an enterprise, which could make staff…