• Poorly defined job descriptions drive staff turnover, finds research.

    Half of HR managers think this creates false expectations and poor employee fit Research has revealed a correlation between staff turnover and poorly defined job descriptions in the UK. A study by global management consultancy Hay Group found that 51 per cent of HR managers believe that poor job descriptions can mislead employee expectations and ultimately drive them to leave. And…
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  • Devolution bill could change Scottish employment law.

    Will employers be facing two sets of rules north and south of the border? Prior to the general election result, and following the Scottish independence referendum, the implications for employment law of the proposed devolution of increased powers to Scotland seemed clear. The Smith Commission, set up to make proposals about devolution, suggested that while…
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