HR function

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    Protection during IVF

    With one in seven couples experiencing fertility problems, the demand for IVF treatment is only likely to increase, affecting employers of all sizes. But a lack of understanding persists among employers on how to handle this...

    CIPD People Management awards open for entries

    The CIPD People Management Awards are now officially open for entries. The awards recognise the outstanding achievements in HR and people management and development, and highlight the valuable contribution that HR continues...

    A happy workplace Christmas

    Is celebrating Christmas at work now politically incorrect? It’s a myth to think that workplace greetings of "happy Christmas" have to be replaced with "happy holidays" for fear of offending those...

    Social media policies ‘show lack of trust’

    Having a policy on social media use is an unrealistic attempt to control staff and displays a lack of trust, the CIPD Social Media Conference heard yesterday. Speaking at the London event – which was a first for the...

    Christmas parties

    In difficult years such as this, the annual office party is especially important for morale. Employers want to show their appreciation for employees’ hard work, and organising a party at which food and drink are laid...

    CIPD 2011: Speakers share secrets of becoming 'business savvy'

    Ambitious HR professionals "can't rely any more on HR competencies as a comfort blanket" to get on in their careers, the CIPD's adviser on learning and development, John McGurk, told delegates. He referred...

    6½ Simple Ways To Boost Morale When Times Are Tough

    Get your FREE 16 page Guide to “Raising Morale in A Recession” here. You’ll discover; • A set of simple methods of keeping morale up during a recession without spending anything on expensive teambuilding or consulting • What...

    AWR could boost participation in the jobs market

    The  Agency Workers Regulations commenced on October 1st despite media reports of a potential Government led U-turn at the start of September. With half of the UK's 1.3 million temporary agency workers expected to fall...

    A light touch

    How many HR professionals does it take to change a lightbulb? None. A manager changes it after getting fed up waiting for the HR policy on how to change lightbulbs. Joking aside, most people would agree that when it comes...

    Allianz Worldwide Care, managing rapid growth

    Key team members: Claire Cusack, head of human resources; Ruth Bishop, L&D manager; Natalie Staltari, HR business partner; Barbara Walsh, HR business partner Headquartered in Dublin, international private health insurer...