When administrators move in: why it isn't always grim news

Brockett, James
January 2009
People Management;1/29/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p12
The article assesses the impact of more and more businesses in Great Britain going into administration on the career of human resources (HR) professionals. Christopher Box, director of HR services at PricewaterhouseCoopers, relates that HR professionals are valued in any administration for their knowledge of key areas such as reward and for responding to employees' queries. They are therefore among the last to leave when a firm goes bankrupt. It explains how the fight to save a business from demise would be beneficial to a practitioner's HR skills.


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