Staff appraisals are generally considered a key part of performance management. But Lucy Adams, former HR director of the BBC, tells us why she feels they’re simply no longer fit for purpose
Report from Unum and Oxford Economics reveals the “startling” staff turnover costs affecting employers in the post-recession era
In his final column for Elite Business, Martin Reed explores how the employer-employee relationship has changed over the last three decades
A ready-made remedy is not often available when an employee is hit with a chronic illness or injury, so a little bit of patience can go a long way
Scottish Affairs Committee raises concerns that zero hours contracts create unbalanced relationship in favour of employer
Returning to civilian life can present a challenge for ex-military, but some veterans have gone on to achieve notable entrepreneurial success
Given the increasing number of professionals picking and choosing contracts case-by-case, has the time come for freelancing to take its place as the ruling employment option?
The number of employees currently on zero hours contracts may total as much as one million – but it seems only 14% of them want increased hours