Are zero hour contracts creating ‘disposable labour’?

__     The number of people on zero-hour contracts has increased by1 3% over the past year reaching a record 905,000, according to new figures released by the Office for National Statistics.     Some workers actually prefer the flexibility of a zero hour contract but The Resolution Foundation says that overall workers on… Continue reading

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Millenials thrive best in a culture of recognition, finds study

__       According to a study released by The O.C. Tanner Institute, Millennials who show an appreciation of their colleagues, known as ‘giving recognition’, have a desire to work harder.     However it’s not only millenials – the study also shows that UK workers who frequently ‘recognise’ their colleagues are more motivated… Continue reading

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77% of staff don’t consult HR before an office romance

__       New research by Slater & Gordon has found that 77% of employees do not consult HR before entering into a relationship with a fellow member of staff.     32% of those entering into these relationships were also unsure about whether their employment contract forbade such actions. 70% said an office romance… 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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