• What to look for in a new HRIS by

    We are about to go to market for a new HR Information System. Currently, we use a variety of Excel/Access databases, supported by hardcopy files to hold our personnel information. We want to record and manage all this data in one integrated system. What should we take into account in looking for a new system that will do this and what can we do to make data input and migration to the new system as easy as possible?

  • Rebuilding after redundancies by

    As the economic downturn worsens, HR is faced with managing redundancies. In the last part of a three-part feature, Craig Donaldson looks at organisational rebuilding and how to boost employee morale and engagement in the wake of job losses

  • Has engagement run its course? by

    There’s no doubt ‘Engagement Has Run Its Course’ (issue 166, 25 November, p1) is a catchy headline for your magazine and Professor Roger Collins’ breakfast presentation. I applaud the challenge it poses practitioners. Based on research by Voice Project at Macquarie University, however, I’d be willing to wage a large sum of money that managers will still be closely measuring engagement for many years to come

  • Maximising our rewards and incentives budget by

    We have a limited budget around rewards and incentives, and want to maximize this as much as we can in order to improve employee engagement. How much do we really need to spend per employee to get maximum engagement?

  • Opportunity in the downturn by

    In this issue, we look at how the economic downturn has affected the banking and finance sector and the process of cutting staff costs for firms operating in this sector

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    Payroll is complex and companies need a variety of solutions. Sarah O’Carroll looks at how three different companies chose the systems that would meet their needs.

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