All items: Employee relations challenges and tools

  • Absence rates and costs 2016

    Date:
    30 August 2016

    XpertHR's latest survey on absence rates and costs is based on findings from 661 organisations across the UK, and covers more than 1.5 million employees.

  • HR roles and responsibilities 2016 survey: key metrics

    Date:
    15 March 2016

    Our 14th annual survey of HR roles reports on the key metrics for the profession, including the ratio of HR professionals to employees and cost per head.

  • Tackling absence effectively: 2016 survey

    Date:
    16 February 2016

    Workforce absence is an issue of enduring concern for employers. Our round-up of initiatives organisations are taking to manage employee absence focuses on the most effective techniques in tackling the issue.

  • Employee engagement survey 2015: levels and trends

    Date:
    16 December 2015

    Levels of employee engagement may have increased in 40% of organisations over the past year but a total of 40% of organisations describe engagement levels as 'reasonable' at best, indicating there is room for improvement. XpertHR's survey considers the factors that help engage employees and identifies current trends in this area.

  • Employee engagement survey 2015: assessment and initiatives

    Date:
    16 December 2015

    With 40% of organisations describing employee engagement levels as "reasonable" at best, there is a need for employers to consider how best to assess it at their organisation and adopt initiatives that could result in a more engaged workforce.

  • Employee engagement survey 2015: generational differences

    Date:
    16 December 2015

    While organisations benefit from boosting levels of engagement, it is rarely a case of "one size fits all" when it comes to the methods used. It is worth considering the contrasting initiatives and channels that will appeal to different age groups.

  • Absence rates and costs: XpertHR survey 2015

    Date:
    5 October 2015

    Latest XpertHR data on absence rates and costs is based on findings from 670 organisations across the UK, covering almost two million employees, making it currently one of the largest surveys of this type.

  • XpertHR workplace conflict survey 2015: management and mediation

    Date:
    21 September 2015

    The second part of our investigation into workplace conflict outside the formal discipline and grievance arena looks at the techniques and tools employers use to manage it. It also contains some findings on the use of Acas's early conciliation scheme.

  • XpertHR workplace conflict survey 2015: levels and causes

    Date:
    17 August 2015

    The first part of our investigation into individual workplace disputes outside the formal discipline and grievance arena looks at the prevalence and causes of individual conflicts at work.

  • HR roles and responsibilities: the 2015 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    23 March 2015

    Our latest research into HR roles and responsibilities focuses on key HR metrics.

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