Daily Archives: April 11, 2011

Ten top tips for talent management

Should talent management programmes be aimed at a select few or should we define everyone within organisations as talent? Clearly there are a number of issues associated with taking a more narrow approach. Cultural background and lack of confidence, for … Continue reading

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Health warning over drive to tackle long-term unemployed

Government plans to move long-term unemployed people off incapacity benefit (IB) into jobs has prompted warnings that the move could risk workers relapsing into ill health. Reassessments which will place many IB claimants onto jobseekers’ allowance have now got underway … Continue reading

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NHS Employers split on royal wedding pay

Over 100 NHS trusts will not pay staff extra for working on the royal wedding bank holiday, and many private firms are also taking the same approach, it has emerged. As the extra bank holiday to celebrate the Royal nuptials looms … Continue reading

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Business invited to join in bonfire of the regulations

The Government has given employers the opportunity to ‘rip up’ 21,000 rules and regulations that it says are preventing growth. It has launched a website challenging the public to help cut unnecessary regulations. It will, for the first time, give … Continue reading

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Pay restraint to remain for private sector

Private sector employers are preparing to offer only low or modest pay rises over the next year, according to the latest XpertHR pay forecast survey. According to the survey’s findings, the median pay rise predicted for the 12 months to … Continue reading

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