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Don’t lose crucial data along with employees that leave

When employees leave organisations unwillingly, they may be tempted to take something of value with them. A properly implemented exit management policy can prevent data theft. Why think about client data when redundancies have to be made? When redundancies occur, several factors expose an organisation to the potential risk of data theft or other breaches […]

September 3, 2015

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Global mobility is “the biggest HR role of 2015”

Carly Chynoweth, 23rd July 2015 Opportunities skyrocketing as businesses search for growth overseas – but the expat model is a thing of the past, say practitioners. They organise the must-haves, like new schools and apartments, and the trivial, including rehousing pet tortoises. And they are the key to making sure globalised businesses can operate effectively. […]

September 2, 2015

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Osborne’s Budget boost for apprenticeships

Darren Evans – 19th March 2014 The government has announced almost £200 million worth of new funding to boost apprenticeships. In the Budget this afternoon, Chancellor George Osborne said that £170 million would be made available to meet business demand for the Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE) scheme. Under the AGE, employers who have not […]

September 1, 2015

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David Cameron outlines Apprenticeship overhaul

Insider Media Limited – 21 August 2015 David Cameron will today unveil a raft of changes to apprenticeships, which includes a new policy of factoring in a business’ offering when awarding major government contracts. The government will pledge to support three million apprenticeships by 2020, which includes the publication of new ‘industry standards’ designed to […]

August 26, 2015

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Top tips for redundancy

Claire Morley-Jones, provides her top ten tips for managing a successful redundancy process. Don’t do it (unless you absolutely have to!). Consider all of the options at your disposal whether that’s short time working, freezing overtime, layoffs, re-structuring, sabbaticals or decreasing salaries and benefits (with employee agreement!!) Remember, when business picks up you’ll have recruitment and […]

August 26, 2015

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Are talent programmes ageist?

Jane Simms, 23 July 2015 Talk of ‘high potentials’ is too often shorthand for ‘young’ – and that’s an expensive waste of true ability Mike Minett, managing director of The Positive Ageing Company, tells an instructive story about talent. He recently sat with a group of senior leaders in a global professional services firm, who were […]

August 25, 2015

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Majority of leaders fail to recognise duty of care for staff health

PM Editorial,  11 August 2015 Study finds employer attitudes shift away from accepting responsibility for employee well-being More than half of leaders and heads of HR do not believe that their organsiation has a duty of care to protect employee health, a study has found. The research, conducted by leadership development specialist Morgan Redwood, showed that […]

August 24, 2015

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Training for free

In our experience we have found that one of the first budgets our clients’ (and most companies) cut when times are tough is the Training and Development budget, but often this is a short-sighted decision and we always recommend clients play the long field! Unfortunately, only too often, when things pick up we find it […]

August 19, 2015

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EY scraps academic qualifications for 2016 recruitment

FINANCIAL services firm EY is preparing to remove academic qualifications from their 2016 entry criteria, following an 18 month analysis of their entry requirements. By Clare Burnett – Deputy Editor, Yorkshire – 3rd August 2015 Talent management firm Capp looked at EY’s approach to recruitment. Their analysis showed EY that there was “no evidence to […]

August 18, 2015

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Why more employers should embrace digital apprenticeships

PM Editorial 13 Aug 2015 Analysis finds vocational training offers quick return on investment It’s well known that skilled employees can give an organisation the edge over competitors and this is certainly true for the UK economy as a whole, particularly when it comes to technology skills. But analysis from employer support group the Tech […]

August 17, 2015

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