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Business leaders and HR are united on short term priorities but different things keep them awake at night

Senior HR and wider business leaders are both clearly focused on the short-term business priority of cost management. The challenge for HR is to balance the tension between responding to short-term cost imperatives and keeping longer-term people issues firmly on … Continue reading

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The news is: rumour is the news

Employees are more likely to hear about change in their organisation through rumour rather than strategic staff communications, according to research by Capita HR. According to a survey of 1,000 staff, 63% said they found out company news via Chinese … Continue reading

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Facebook could float by 2012

The number of Facebook investors will exceed 500 this year, a critical level that will force it to disclose more financial information or prompt flotation on the public stock markets by spring 2012. Telegraph http://tinyurl.com/35nkbje

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Government to invest £830m on superfast broadband

The Government is to spend £830 million in a drive to give the UK the best broadband network in Europe by 2015, it was announced today. An action plan entitled Britain’s Superfast Broadband Future, published by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt, … Continue reading

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Facebook launches next generation of email

Speaking at an event in San Francisco, ahead of this year’s Web 2.0 Summit, Facebook’s Mark Zuckeberg showcased the ‘next generation messaging system’, which will allow users to have an @facebook.com email address. He said: “Email is too slow… email is … Continue reading

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Majority of Employers use technology to communicate with staff

Although 32% of employers believe face to face communication is still the most effective way to engage staff two thirds of them use on-line communication.  Aviva’s Health of the Workplace Four research shows the intranet plays a key role in … Continue reading

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