Editor's message: The role of the HR department stretches from setting people policies and procedures to feeding into the business strategy.
In Survey analysis > HR roles and responsibilities: 2014 XpertHR research we report that the current priority for HR departments in private-sector companies is pensions auto-enrolment, pay and benefits issues, and reviewing terms and conditions. Redundancies and restructuring, meanwhile, remain the priority for our public-sector respondents.
Noelle Murphy, HR practice editorial team leader
XpertHR is conducting a survey of regulations, guidelines and policies that give employees instructions on standards of dress and/or appearance and invites you to take part.
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The long wait for employers for an appeal decision on dismissals for social media misuse came to an end with Game Retail Ltd v Laws. But did the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) provide any guidance for employers?
The Employment Appeal Tribunal considered the misuse of Twitter by an employee for the first time. The decision highlights the importance of having a robust policy in place relating to the use of social media at work.
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The first XpertHR survey of international HR practice reveals how employers need to balance clear policies with flexibility, while managing the competing local and global needs of employees and the organisation.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly, which is the second part of a two-part interview with special guests Alex Cochrane and Gwyneth Williams from Collyer Bristow LLP, we continue our discussion on how employers can deal with defamatory comments made online by employees.
In this week's podcast we explore an employer's options when an employee makes defamatory comments about his or her organisation online.
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