Tags: Personal Development

Survey suggests workplace appraisals are ‘pointless’

A new report has suggested that workplace appraisals are a waste of time with more than one in three UK workers feeling that they do not contribute towards their personal career development at all. Recruitment firm Badenoch and Clark said appraisals were in danger of becoming ‘tick box’ exercises that wasted time and failed to…

Outsourcing personal employee data cost council £250,000 in penalties

A Council whose former employees’ pension records were found in an over-filled paper recycle bank in a supermarket car park has been fined £250,000 for the data breach. Scottish Borders Council employed an outside company to digitise the records, but failed to seek appropriate guarantees on how the personal data would be kept secure. That…