HR reforms at Birmingham City Council aim to boost efficiency
- Just the job. Crabb, Steve // People Management;11/11/1999, Vol. 5 Issue 22, p49
Focuses on the New Deal program of Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council in Great Britain. Aims of the council; Information on the Knowsley Deal; What the Youth at Risk program provides.
- Councils advised to review policies on bonus schemes. // Employers Law;May2010, p4
The article reports that the Council HR departments have been advised to look at their bonus schemes carefully due to an equal pay case filed by up to 5,000 female workers against the Birmingham City Council in England for not paying them bonuses offered to male grave diggers.
- HR linked to high-performing councils. // People Management;7/10/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 14, p11
Presents information on the 'Managing People' report released by an Audit Committee for councils in Great Britain. Purpose of the report; Important factors behind a successful people management; Number of councils with good management policies.
- THE EXCHANGE FACTOR. Brockett, James // People Management;11/9/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p34
The article reports that new opportunities for employees to have their say and a staff suggestion scheme with a difference have helped to revive the fortunes of a once-failing local authority, the Rotherham, England Metropolitan Borough Council. You cannot engage employees without listening to...
- HR Excellence Gold Award. // Human Resources (09648380);Jul2008, Special section p7
The article focuses on the Work Perks as an innovative employee strategy used by Nottingham City Council in Nottingham, England. It is stated that Work Perks is an integral part of the company's strategy as innovative approach to green travel using salary sacrifice to purchase annual bus passes....
- Most effective use of internal communications. // Human Resources (09648380);Jul2008, Special section p21
The article focuses on the efficiency of Work Perks used in internal communications of Nottingham City Council in Nottingham, England. Accordingly, an impressive 98% of new starters for the past 12 months said that they valued Work Perks. The judges of the human resources (HR) Excellence Awards...
- HR can 'prove itself' in merged councils. STEVENS, MICHELLE // People Management;11/11/2010, p8
The article highlights the statements of Graham White, human resource (HR) director of the Westminster council in Great Britain, about the merger of council services and its impact on HR.
- Personal care budgets: building collaboration and capacity. Ormrod, Paul // British Journal of Healthcare Computing & Information Management;Nov2010, p2
The article reports on how local councils in Great Britain are making efforts to manage their increasing workload in administering care budgets and processing transactions. It is stated that many community-led initiatives have failed in the past by overly-bureaucratic funding. It is also stated...
- WA the next test for amalgamation debate. Sansom, Graham // Government News;Nov2009, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p5
The article focuses on the controversy surrounding the local council amalgamations in Western Australia (WA). It was claimed that the cost of local government will be lessened by local council restructuring, but evidence suggested that actual savings were lessen than claimed. The 2007 report of...