There are a number of tools and techniques that employers can use to support succession planning, including the use of competencies and succession planning committees - but definitive plans are still principally focused on more senior-level roles, our research finds.
The majority of respondents feel that HR's influence throughout their organisation has increased, despite another challenging year, our ninth annual roles and responsibilities survey finds.
A model disaster contingency plan, which deals with objectives, planning for a disaster, disaster categorisation, emergency response during an incident, response following an incident, training, and testing and review.
The private sector is beginning to restore order after a turbulent couple of years dealing with restructures and redundancies, but the public sector is just starting to face these challenges, our ninth annual roles and responsibilities survey finds.
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.
In this case, the employment tribunal found that an employee who breached her employer's inducements, gifts and favours policy was fairly dismissed. The case is a good example of circumstances that might be covered by the Bribery Act 2010 when it comes into force in April 2011.
HR had a challenging year in 2009, but has come through it in good shape. Our eighth annual survey on HR roles and responsibilities finds that the function is growing in demand and influence within organisations.
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