Case studies

Case studies of HR practices and initiatives in named organisations.

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  • AdviserPlus take HR Supplier Partnership award

    Date:
    6 July 2016

    Managing change while streamlining the HR function presented a challenge for BMI Healthcare, but a strong partnership with HR advisory service provider AdviserPlus eased the transition.

  • Personnel Today Awards profile: Direct Line - Excellence in HR through Technology

    Date:
    13 May 2014

    Direct Line Group won two Personnel Today awards at last year's ceremony, in recognition of its work on refreshing both its consumer and employer branding, and building a standalone HR infrastructure in time for its first independent payroll run.

  • How Rentokil Initial introduced global grading

    Date:
    13 April 2012

    The development of a global grading structure at Rentokil Initial was key to its global approach to reward. XpertHR looks at why and how the programme was undertaken, and how the structure is being used to benefit the organisation.

  • Sodexo signs international trade union rights agreement

    Date:
    9 February 2012

    Sodexo, the France-based on-site services multinational, signed an international framework agreement on trade union and bargaining rights in December 2011, covering 390,000 employees worldwide. Earlier in the year, it had signed a national framework agreement on partnership working with UK unions.

  • How Dounreay Site Restoration introduced a new performance-related pay scheme

    Date:
    2 December 2011

    As part of a new broadbanded pay and grading structure, nuclear decommissioning company Dounreay Site Restoration has revised its performance-related pay system to ensure a clear focus on rewarding individual contribution.

  • Strategic reward at Senergy

    Date:
    23 September 2011

    Energy services company Senergy has reshaped its rewards programme, putting greater emphasis on linking business objectives to employee benefits.

  • Roche Products: using flex to align benefits

    Date:
    17 December 2010

    Our recent survey of benefits and allowances looked at what benefits are offered by employers and how they are delivered. Here, Roche Products tells XpertHR how it went about building up its flexible benefits (flex) offering.

  • Pay harmony on single status at Newcastle City Council

    Date:
    17 December 2010

    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.

  • Energy provider focuses on family-friendly flexible benefits

    Date:
    9 July 2010

    E.ON has re-packaged its employee benefits into a flexible benefit scheme and taken steps to maximise the take-up of family-friendly benefits, particularly childcare vouchers.

  • Unison's equality-proofed pay and grading structure

    Date:
    5 October 2009

    Following the creation of Unison in 1993 and the legacy of five different sets of terms and conditions, the union set about equality-proofing its pay structure for staff, and harmonising terms and conditions. This case study charts the obstacles that were overcome and details the new pay structure.

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