What HR can learn from IT

__     In a guest blog for HRnews.co.uk IT expert Ryan van Biljon has outlined how HR departments can make better use of the technology available to them.   In summary the article focuses on the fact that IT departments are renowned for their efficiency when dealing with employee issues, compared to the outdated and… Continue reading

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Are 70% of UK staff only one step from resignation?

___     A recent GCS recruitment survey has found that up to 70% of workers in the UK are passive jobseekers, meaning that as they continue in their current roles they are open to considering new positions. This fact, along with other troubling statistics, show that employee satisfaction may not be in the best… Continue reading

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Five insights into the HR department of the future

________       As technological and societal changes continue to shape the world around us, it’s inevitable HR and talent management will evolve too, says James Brook The pace of change in technology, economics, politics and society is continuing to accelerate at breakneck speed. You don’t need me to tell you that in the… Continue reading

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How the new apprenticeship levy will benefit employers from April onwards

The apprenticeship levy comes into force in April, and it promises to help businesses thrive by enabling them to establish a talented and skilled workforce. One of the primary aims of the levy is to increase the number of apprenticeships nationwide. This is in line with the government’s pledge to create 3 million new apprenticeships… Continue reading

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Money worries affect productivity of one in four UK employees

__ Figure rises to 30 per cent in public sector, as CIPD warns employers have ‘duty of care’ to support financial wellbeing One in four (25 per cent) employees are suffering with financial problems that are so severe that they are affecting their performance in the workplace, new figures have revealed. Surprisingly, this issue isn’t… Continue reading

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