HR & Training News

Open Access Government’s Human Resources (HR) and Training category is one that helps provide information on important changes within the workplace.

We cover stories on research to improve workplace staff productivity and employee mental health. Research into stress levels and the fear of ‘burning out’ and how to combat these issues. With expert opinions from companies around the country, you can find articles on workplace benefits and the positives to flexible working hours.

Also available are articles concerning compliance to HR and the problems surrounding gender discrimination and inequality.

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Behavioural Safety Readiness

A key part of any business’s journey towards ensuring safety excellence, behavioural safety is a proactive method for preventing hazards from escalating into incidents...

Case study: Team efficiency review

Improving Customer Experience Much emphasis is placed these days on improving Customer Experience – and rightly so. Happy customers cost less to care for and...

Healthy workforce, happy customers, healthy bank

Employee health and well-being can make a significant difference to an organisations productivity and costs. Here Dr Jill Miller, Research Adviser at CIPD explains...

Understanding continual improvement

David Armstrong, Head of Profession at The Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) sheds light on what lies at the heart of continual improvement for organisations It is...
British workers take home less money

British workers take home less money

New research has revealed that almost all British workers are taking home less money in real terms than in 2001, with men and young...
Councils lose track of 100,000 Neets

Councils lose track of 100,000 Neets

The Public Accounts Committee has warned that around 100,000 teenagers who are supposed to be tracked by Whitehall have disappeared off the radar. Margaret Hodge,...
Learning plays a vital role in enhancing performance

Learning plays a vital role in enhancing performance

Learning and development plays a vital role in enhancing employees and organisational performance, as detailed by Ruth Stuart, Research Adviser at CIPD. Learning does not...
Behaviour at work influences health and safety

Behaviour at work influences health and safety

Rob Burgon, Workplace Safety Manager at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) details how our behaviour at work can influence our health...
Volunteering – developing key skills for employment

Volunteering: developing key employment skills

Volunteering can help young people develop essential skills they need for the world of work, here Fiona Blacke, CEO of the National Youth Agency...
UK unemployment rate has fallen

UK unemployment rates have fallen

Figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed that unemployment figures are at the lowest rate since 2008. Unemployment rates fell to 6.4 per...
Empowering the public sector

Empowering the public sector

Louise Tibbert, President of the PPMA explains the importance of understanding the true costs of providing a good service, and how performance should be...
mental health nurses

Extra funding for mental health nurses

An extra £25m of funding has been announced to enable mental health nurses to be based at police stations and courts in the UK. The...

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