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Second Year in a Row GreenRoad is Recognised for Improving Driver Safety and Fuel Economy GreenRoad, a global pioneer in improving driving behaviour, today announced that it has won the Technology Award in the 2009 Fleet World Honours. The trophy was presented at a special ceremony held at the Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall on…

HumanConcepts Announces Latest French Version of its Leading Visualisation and Workforce Planning Solution Exeter, United Kingdom — 20 May 2009 — HumanConcepts revolutionises the world of org charting again with the latest release of its top-selling workforce planning solution, OrgPlus 8, in French. With this release, HumanConcepts ushers in an exciting new era in visualisation…

Brain in Business are about to reach their 1st century with their 100th participant at the unique one day Maximising Impact workshop and are celebrating by offering a completely FREE place to the 100th person to book. Ann Grindrod, co-founder of the web based learning business says “We are passionate about enabling as many people…

Video Arts has launched 15 ‘legal risk’ e-learning courses for line managers, which explain the legal aspects of business and management responsibilities, such as dealing with discrimination, hiring and firing, managing disputes, handling the media and selling a company. Written in plain English for non-lawyers, the interactive courses have been developed by the Practical Law…

Business leaders and HR professionals are not confident about the basic skills of school leavers and graduates. That is according to research released by eLearning provider, IMC (UK) Learning Ltd. The study entitled Exploring the educational skills gap, found that the overwhelming majority of respondents (83 per cent) believed that many graduates and school leavers…

A survey that analyses hiring and firing trends has found that while there is a slowing of job prospects overall, some 43 per cent of companies questioned have said they will maintain recruitment levels in 2009. That is according to the Global Snapshot from international recruitment firm, Antal, which questioned some 2,700 companies over 23…

Employers have been told to personalise their benefits schemes to get the most from them. HR magazine reported on the HR Reward Survey 2009 held in association with Vebnet, which revealed that companies are unsure how to individualise rewards to make them effective. According to the research, nearly half of all those surveyed admitted they…

A supermarket chain is to host a talent show to rival the X-factor in an attempt to increase employee engagement and boost customer sales. Tesco will hold a monthly competition for people from any background who can perform an act and download it online for free for anyone to watch. 1Click2Fame will be launched this…

Rewarding staff can be an effective way to motivate them and encourage increased productivity, according to the Institute for Employment Studies. Principal research fellow Dilys Robinson said that depending on the type of work being carried out, non-financial rewards can work well as an incentive for hard work. "For some, the recognition of being employee…

Effective staff training programmes can lead to stronger sales and better retention, according to the cosmetics company Lush. Staff trainer Lisa Titcomb and retail director Liz Bennett said bad training can de-motivate employees and cause damage to the brand. "When people are trained to a high quality they feel invigorated, motivated and have a desire…

Lying on a CV in an attempt to secure a job is a big gamble, applicants have been warned. The caution, which has been issued by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), follows Lee McQueen’s victory in BBC television show The Apprentice, despite being found to have lied on his CV. A former…

The government should refrain from placing additional tax and regulatory burdens on small firms, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has said. In a plea to chancellor Alistair Darling ahead of the 2008 Budget, the federation cited evidence from a survey conducted by the Small Business Research Trust which suggested that trading conditions have declined…