- Award overkill?
With so many award ceremonies taking place, Tom Washington investigates the true value of winning an award to HR and their organisations
- People profit … and how to measure it
A company’s employees are typically its largest expense, but often the least measurable when it comes to productivity and profit. Craig Donaldson looks at how HR can help a company measure what an employee is really worth
- The practice of human capital management
Human capital management provides solid evidence about how much a HR strategy is actually worth in terms of market value. Paul Kearns looks at the business case for measuring your ‘number one asset’ and how it can be achieved
- Standing up against spam
Junk email isn’t just a problem for individual users – the sheer volume of spam now poses a challenge for businesses that extends far beyond the IT department. Angus Kidman looks at how spam can impact upon productivity and business performance, and what HR can do to fight back
- What's in a name? Why your employer brand still matters
In times of economic growth, employer branding assumes that all employees are discriminating consumers, to be engaged, won over and retained by employers. Iain Hopkins asks whether the employer brand still has a role in tough times
- Perfecting payroll
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.