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The 10 do's and don'ts of the redundancy process

Employers that refrain from indiscriminately slashing staff numbers and adhere to the 10 "DOs and DON'Ts" of the redundancy process will be "poised to enjoy a competitive advantage" as the economy rebounds, according to the authors of a white paper from the Human Capital Institute and Taleo. » more »



More diligence needed with drug-testing processes

Employers looking to implement workplace drug and alcohol testing must ensure that the process is completely transparent to avoid possible litigation - especially when it comes to sacking workers who test positive to prohibited substances, says Harmers Workplace Lawyers partner, Jamie Robinson. » more »






Public sector must embrace a "blended" workforce or fall behind in talent race

The majority of agencies in the public sector are falling behind private business in their capacity to attract and retain talent - "at an exponential rate" - by failing to embrace fixed-term employment contracts and a "blended" workforce, says Hudson's former public sector director, Paul Baker. » more »