No Image Available

Annie Hayes



Read more about Annie Hayes

Member wire #102 – Competition – WIN tickets to the Open Golf Championship


HR Zone Members Newswire Issue 102
7 June 2005

1. Editor’s Comment: Plastic – fantastic?
2. Colborn’s Corner – Disciplinary dilemmas divulged
3. HDIGH? Mary Canavan, HR Director, British Library
4. Competition: HR tees off at the Open Golf Championship
5. Any Answers: Commitment and intention

Editor’s note
If you’re a golfing enthusiast then our latest competition is
not to be missed. HRZone is delighted to offer members an
exclusive opportunity to win a pair of tickets to the final day
of this year’s Open Golf Championship being held on 17 July.

To enter click here:

Elsewhere this week, I explore the lengths women will go to in
order to gain promotion – in ‘Plastic Fantastic’ we discover
those who’d happily botox and collagen their way to the top.
Is cosmetic surgery the answer? Share your views at:


Annie Hayes
mailto:[email protected]

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

Stress Management Society; Lomond HR Services; Norton Rose; The
Institute of Cancer Research; The British Library; Clarkslegal
LLP; McCarthy and Stone; BITC; Corelli Limited; Reed Managed
Services; Peugeot Russia; Drug and Alcohol Training Services;
ExclusivelyHR; Citigroup; Bristol City Council; Webbed Feet; The
Eden Project; Fox Consultancy; JSB Training and Development

Towry Law Financial Services Limited provides a wide range of
services for corporate and individual clients across the UK.
This issue of Business Outlook, our corporate newsletter,
features articles of particular interest to HR Zone readers on
absenteeism, pension schemes, sickness absence programmes,
employee benefits and the new procedures relating to
disciplinary action. Click here:

Editor’s Comment: Plastic – fantastic?
A quarter of women would pump their lips with collagen and botox
their way to a furrow free brow if it meant promotion.

Feature: Training Evaluation Part 3 – When and how to evaluate
In the third of four articles in this series, Martin
Schmalenbach looks at when and when not to evaluate.

Colborn’s Corner – Disciplinary dilemmas divulged
Quentin Colborn looks at two eye-opening encounters one of which
involved an employee with an embarrassing body odour problem.

Presenteeism and stress – the new epidemic?
Pressure to reduce absence has increased demands on a workforce
already working longer hours than their colleagues in the rest
of the EU.

News In Brief
The week in HR
Latest news including Britain’s battle to keep the opt-out,
National Insurance rate hike rumour, eBay productivity sap and
cosmetic surgery promotion solutions.

How Did I Get Here? Mary Canavan, HR Director, British Library
Mary began her career with a plan in mind and stuck to it driven
by a goal to make it to the top – here’s how she did it.

Competition: HR tees off at the Open Golf Championship
An exclusive opportunity to enter into a prize draw to win a
pair of tickets to the final day of this year’s Championship, on
the 17th July.

Vox Pop: Meeting of minds – the future of web-conferencing
Will web-conferencing cut it in the future?

Featured Any Answers question: Commitment and intention
Q: Is a verbal agreement to a promotion binding?
– Matthew Nicholls

Find out the answer to this at:

Catch-up with the latest questions being asked by the community:

Any Answers
Desk Tidy: Policy, responsibility and reinforcement – can you
offer Kay some advice?

What ever happened to ‘You’re fired?!’

Best practice: In a clean environment like a hospital, how long
should it be before you allow a sick employee back to work?

Read all the latest questions and add your own:

Subscription Information
HR Zone publishes a range of regular newswires, including:
– HR Zone Members Newswire
– HR Briefing

Update your subscriptions by visiting the Profile page and
selecting the “My Services” link.
To unsubscribe click:

Unsubscribing can currently take up to 14 days to process.
Copyright(C)2005 HR Zone. All rights reserved.
HR Zone, 100 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6HZ
Tel:+44 117 915 3344 Fax:+44 117 915 9630

No Image Available
Annie Hayes


Read more from Annie Hayes

Get the latest from HRZone

Subscribe to expert insights on how to create a better workplace for both your business and its people.


Thank you.

Thank you! Your subscription has been confirmed. You'll hear from us soon.