All items: Employee relations

  • Award-winning Dorchester Collection talks employee engagement

    Date:
    12 May 2016

    Luxury hotel chain Dorchester Collection won the employee engagement top prize at last year's Personnel Today Awards. What has the company done to stand out in this hard fought category, and what is next?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Unison's equality-proofed pay and grading structure

    Date:
    5 October 2009

    Following the creation of Unison in 1993 and the legacy of five different sets of terms and conditions, the union set about equality-proofing its pay structure for staff, and harmonising terms and conditions. This case study charts the obstacles that were overcome and details the new pay structure.

  • Case study: Ordnance Survey's journey to create a compelling employer brand

    Date:
    27 August 2009

    Britain's national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, looked to employer branding to ensure high levels of employee engagement and to rise to its recruitment challenges for roles in technology and sales.

  • Case study: Managing mental health at BT

    Date:
    26 May 2009

    BT has developed a wide-ranging programme of services and support to help its employees and their managers to prevent and manage mental health issues.

  • IPC Media improves its occupational health and wellbeing services

    Date:
    20 April 2009

    Consumer magazine publisher IPC Media has overhauled its absence management and health promotion practices, and opened an on-site occupational health centre as a focus for its efforts.

  • Case study: Introducing a global reward strategy at Achilles Group

    Date:
    4 March 2008

    Achilles Group undertook two ambitious reward initiatives in parallel: introducing a global grading structure; and launching a new management bonus scheme for those assigned to higher grades.

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