Case studies

Case studies of HR practice, often in named organisations.

This tool allows you to:

  • Gain insights into the policies and practices adopted by other organisations.
  • Read how other organisations have responded to workplace challenges.

Latest items in Case studies

  • AdviserPlus take HR Supplier Partnership award

    Date:
    6 July 2016

    Managing change while streamlining the HR function presented a challenge for BMI Healthcare, but a strong partnership with HR advisory service provider AdviserPlus eased the transition.

  • Personnel Today Awards profile: Direct Line - Excellence in HR through Technology

    Date:
    13 May 2014

    Direct Line Group won two Personnel Today awards at last year's ceremony, in recognition of its work on refreshing both its consumer and employer branding, and building a standalone HR infrastructure in time for its first independent payroll run.

  • Learning evaluation keeps housing trust's culture change on track

    Date:
    5 September 2012

    Housing trust Central & Cecil embarked on an ambitious programme of culture change, with learning and development programmes at its core. Evaluation of learning has been an integral part of the process.

  • How Rentokil Initial introduced global grading

    Date:
    13 April 2012

    The development of a global grading structure at Rentokil Initial was key to its global approach to reward. XpertHR looks at why and how the programme was undertaken, and how the structure is being used to benefit the organisation.

  • Sodexo signs international trade union rights agreement

    Date:
    9 February 2012

    Sodexo, the France-based on-site services multinational, signed an international framework agreement on trade union and bargaining rights in December 2011, covering 390,000 employees worldwide. Earlier in the year, it had signed a national framework agreement on partnership working with UK unions.

  • How Dounreay Site Restoration introduced a new performance-related pay scheme

    Date:
    2 December 2011

    As part of a new broadbanded pay and grading structure, nuclear decommissioning company Dounreay Site Restoration has revised its performance-related pay system to ensure a clear focus on rewarding individual contribution.

  • Strategic reward at Senergy

    Date:
    23 September 2011

    Energy services company Senergy has reshaped its rewards programme, putting greater emphasis on linking business objectives to employee benefits.

  • Implementing market-related pay at the Principality Building Society

    Date:
    4 March 2011

    The Principality Building Society introduced a market- and performance-related pay and grading structure following a comprehensive job evaluation exercise. This case study looks at how this was implemented

  • Roche Products: using flex to align benefits

    Date:
    17 December 2010

    Our recent survey of benefits and allowances looked at what benefits are offered by employers and how they are delivered. Here, Roche Products tells XpertHR how it went about building up its flexible benefits (flex) offering.

  • Pay harmony on single status at Newcastle City Council

    Date:
    17 December 2010

    It has taken a decade for an equality-proofed pay and grading structure to be negotiated and implemented at Newcastle City Council, but both the employer and union are proud of it.

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