All items: Employee relations

  • Absence rates in the UK: technical notes

    1 December 2015

    This guide explains the terms and categories used in XpertHR's Absence rates among employers in the UK.

  • Tube strike: how to deal with journey disruption

    7 July 2015

    With tube and rail strikes set to go ahead this evening, how can employers prepare for the impact that this could have on employees' ability to get to and from work?

  • WorkGuru: an online solution to employee resilience

    7 January 2014

    WorkGuru is an online service aimed at building workplace resilience. Founder Stephany Carolan describes how it works and how her personal experience of remaining resilient while managing a chronic health condition led to the development of the product.

  • The problem with presenteeism

    6 September 2013

    Defining presenteeism is just the first problem in analysing its effects on workers. Dr Nerys Williams considers various opinions and studies.

  • How to harmonise terms and conditions in a unionised workplace

    9 March 2012

    Standardising pay and conditions is never an easy task, especially where such an exercise involves several groups of workers. From a trade union perspective, we look in detail at a harmonisation process that led to a complete breakdown in industrial relations. We also review an exercise largely free from problems.

  • Determining the costs of employee wellbeing

    1 February 2012

    Dr Bridget Juniper takes a look at the costs associated with employee wellbeing as an investment and the price employers could pay should they choose not to invest.

  • Challenges of company relocation

    15 June 2010

    Moving is often cited as one of life's most stressful events, and changes to working life are another. As relocating your place of business could see employees having to deal with both, it is important employers do all they can to ensure a smooth transition. Joanne Christie reports.

  • Key trends and issues in employers' use of behavioural competencies

    30 March 2009

    Consultant John Milsom explores the latest trends and future relevance of employers' use of behavioural competency frameworks, such as their valuable role in communicating corporate values and objectives, and in fostering employee engagement.

  • Benchmarking labour turnover, 2006 (1)

    17 February 2006

    Our two-part guide to labour turnover starts with coverage of the business case for managing turnover, the ways of doing so, and how to make benchmarking comparisons.

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Commentary and analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee relations.