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Roles and Responsibilities 2007: benchmarking the HR function

Author: Mark Crail

Our fifth annual HR benchmarks survey again finds practitioners in a confident mood, reporting growing influence and bigger budgets; but there are indications that financial problems in the public sector are hitting home, and that the HR staffing boom is coming to an end.

Key points

  • The median ratio of full-time HR staff to employees now stands at 1:118.