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HR Zone Briefing #199 – HR Managers Quit as Earnings Stutter

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HR Briefing Issue 199
29 July 2004
http://www.hrzone.co.uk
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1. HR Managers Quit as Earnings Stutter
2. HR Tip – Employee sent to prison
3. Case Study: Bitesize E-learning at B&Q
4. Any Answers – car allowance, leave and HR Charter
5. Document Detail – Streamlining processes through HR software
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Editor’s note
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This week saw a milestone for our Any Answers section. The
number of questions asked so far this year in 2004 has exceeded
the whole of 2003. Over 550 questions have been posted. Our
Community Members – people like you – have responded with a
massive 1248 answers. So thanks to all our regular contributors,
firstly for making HR Zone one of the most interactive websites
for HR professionals and secondly, from the scores of
individuals you have helped out over the year.

Of course, your help and advice is still needed. This week has
seen some tricky posers on a possible sex discrimination issue
from Stefanie Jane Henshaw; a question regarding paid or unpaid
leave; and Quentin Colborn would like to hear about your
experiences of outsourced HR support.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/anyanswers/index.html

Don’t forget you can also share your thoughts with the community
using the ‘Post a Comment’ button at the bottom of all HR Zones
articles.

Regards

Dawn-Marie Dart
mailto:[email protected]


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News and Features
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A selection of newsworthy items from the site this week:

Recent Maternity Case Law
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Emma Burrows, employment law specialist at Trowers & Hamlins
Solicitors, takes a look at pregnancy and maternity rights.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/128377

HR Managers Quit as Earnings Stutter
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Resignations amongst HR managers have increased in the year to
January 2004, according to research by the Chartered Management
Institute and Remuneration Economics.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/128649

Case Study: Bitesize E-learning at B&Q
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DIY chain B&Q employs over 36,000 people in over 320 UK stores.
It is also the number one DIY retailer in Europe and the third
largest in the world.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/128969

Trends in E-Learning
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Dr Amy Finn Chief Learning Officer identifies five key trends in
e-learning and what they will mean for your organisation.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/128872

White Men Hold Key to Equality
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Male leaders hold the key to successful culture change and the
creation of diversity and gender equality within organisations,
according to new research.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/128813

HR Tip – Employee sent to prison
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Can we safely say that the contract of employment has been
frustrated?
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/128950


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More e-HR news and features:
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/ehr/news.html

More compensation and benefits news and features:
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/comp&bens/news.html

More payroll news and features:
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/payroll/news.html

More employee development news and features:
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/employee/news.html

More employment law news and features:
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/employment_law/news.html


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Community
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Any Answers is the place to go to share your professional
experiences with others. A selection of new Any Answers
questions posted this week:

* Hr Zone members can now view all of the HR Charter articles in
our new HR Charter page…
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/community/hr_charter.html

* Tracey Hall wants to know if it is legal to recoup training
costs?
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/128976

* Martin Wakelam needs some advice on setting car allowance
levels for Directors of an IT company.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/128938

* Sue Scott has a question regarding an employee undertaking IVF
treatment – Paid or unpaid leave?
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/128937


Read all the latest questions and add your own:
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/anyanswers

Reference
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Snowdrop Systems Case Study – MilkLink
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Streamlining processes through HR software
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/cgi-bin/library.cgi?action=detail&id=3692


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