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HR Zone Members Newswire #132 How to Become an Employer of Choice


HR Zone Members Newswire Issue 132
10 January 2006

Editor’s note
Standing out from the crowd is the stuff of HR dreams. So how do
you become an employer of choice? Nadine Maggi of Hallmark would
like to find out. Please add your tips and guidance and we’ll
report back on her experiences.

Elsewhere in this latest members’ newswire we’ve got questions
on public holiday allowances for part-timers, TUPE
considerations and ways to quash a claim for Sex Discrimination.


Annie Hayes MCIPD
mailto:[email protected]

“Executive talent 2006”
A new in-depth study of 102 senior directors and HR managers
looking at the priorities, challenges and methods of recruiting
senior executives.

Key business solutions:
Catch up on the latest answers supplied by members at Any
Answers and have your say by posting your thoughts to:

Public holiday allowances for part-timers
Paul Wynne offers his answer.

Can they do that?
John Stacey
Offers some tips to explain the implications of TUPE.

IT for HR
Iain Young
Offers his views on how to go about choosing the right system.
Do you agree?

Legal advice on HR Zone
What’s the answer? Re-employment following dismissal
Douglas King gets guidance this week on the legal
considerations of re-employing a worker dismissed six years

News in Brief
News in Brief: The week in HR – Workers do it for free
Revelations over unpaid overtime, why women must wait 200 years
for equality and the reasons behind the jobs creation slowdown.

Can you help solve these business issues?
Catch-up with the latest questions being asked by the community
and add your answers at:

Nadine Maggi seeks your views on how to develop their branding
as an ’employer of choice’.

How can Lorraine Whale quash this potentially explosive Sex
Discrimination claim?

“Do you accrue bank holidays whilst on maternity leave?”

Welcome new members
This week, HR Zone welcomes members from the following
organisations, among others, to the site:

Telewest Business; DaimlerChrysler Fleet Management; Moorcroft
Career Management Services Ltd; BBC Worldwide; Royal Mail;
Frazer Jones; Environment Agency; Immigration Advisory Service;
Developing People Ltd; Royal Bank of Scotland Group; Oxfam GB;
Essex County Council; Warwick District Council; 3663 First for
Foodservice; Solomon Hare; Adult Learning Inspectorate; HBOS.

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