HR function

Index here items on HR’s role in building organisational capability, HR leadership, improving the HR function, HR transformation, managing the HR department, HR metrics, HR audits and benchmarking, HR planning, shared services and HR outsourcing, HR competencies, HR managers, HR directors, HR brand and HR consultants.

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    Slow down reactions

    The media hype around the possible recession merely serves to perpetuate the problem. But salaries are higher than ever and the demand for skilled workers is still strong. However, recruitment in particular has been rattled...

    Multinationals concerned about Irish economy

    A substantial proportion of multinationals in Ireland are concerned about the decline in the competitive standing of the Irish economy, according to a new survey on HR practices among multinationals in Ireland. While...

    Looser labour market should keep lid on pay

    According to the Office for National Statistics, the economy grew by 2.6 per cent in the year to this summer – bang on what can be achieved without triggering higher inflation when the economy is operating at full capacity...

    Grads add £1 billion to the economy

    Graduates contribute roughly £1 billion of added value to the UK economy annually, says new research from Lancaster University Management School. According to findings by Anthony Hesketh, lecturer in management learning...

    Scots are told: ‘Skills gap will hit economy’

    HR professionals in Scotland have been urged to rethink the training provision in their companies in a bid to close the skills gap that is threatening the economy. A survey of 8,500 employers north of the Border has highlighted...

    Budget round-up

    Emission statement on cars As one of his measures to encourage the use of more environmentally friendly company cars, the chancellor announced that from 2002 the system of basing the income tax payable on 35 per cent of the...

    KPMG focuses on talent management

    Leaders need to accept that they must re-skill themselves to deal with the current economic climate, delegates at the CIPD’s Managing Through a Downturn conference heard on Tuesday. Akber Pandor, head of partner...