Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:43
With over £0.5m in fines and costs for Working at Height breaches in July, are you meeting your responsibilities?
In July 2015, individuals and organisations found to have failed to meet Work at Height legislation requirements were fined and ordered to pay costs totalling over £0.5m.
Seven cases were reported... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:45
Many businesses take a fire-fighting approach to performance management, waiting for problem areas to become apparent before attempting to 'extinguish' them with learning interventions.
While identifying... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:49
The business world has been excited about the potential of big data ever since the term was first coined in 2001.
While information has always been a critical element of forming business strategy, big data... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:52
Fraud continues to be a high profile news story: in the last week, a former Ukip MEP has been jailed over £500k expenses fraud, the finance director of Bannatyne Group was in court over fraud amounting... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:55
Managing eLearning is a complicated and ongoing task, leading many organisations to hire staff dedicated solely to this function.
With responsibilities including managing learners, eLearning courses, enrolments,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:57
According to the 2014 CIPD survey, almost a third of employees feel performance management systems are unfair. This is an uncomfortable wake up call for people managers.
From years of working with managers... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:58
Almost half of the British working population wants flexibility in their working hours or location, according to a recent survey by flexible working consultants Timewise, which suggests that offering flexible... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:01
Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:03
Earlier this week, the European Council reached a general approach on regulation for Data Protection, bringing a complete overhaul of EU Data Protection law a step closer.
Before the proposed regulations... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2015 12:04
Sickness absence is a thorn in the side of the UK economy, each year resulting in organisations losing an estimated £17bn and 190m working days, equating to an average 6.5 days off sick per employee... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 10:23
Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:26
Exposure to asbestos is the single highest cause of work-related deaths in the UK. Commonly used in buildings between the 1950s and the 1990s for insulation and fire-proofing, asbestos fibres can be fatal... Read More »