New Partnership to Help Contractors Build Strong Teams

Software developer HCSS is partnering with cloud-based construction workforce management and payroll platform Miter to offer offering an integrated data-driven project management and time-tracking solutions in the field. Through the collaboration, HCSS and Miter will help customers build better teams and solve their urgent human capital challenges. Together, Miter and HCSS will help contractors around…


EMCOR UK Appoints New Head of Talent

EMCOR UK has appointed Rebekah Randall as its new head of talent. Randall joins the business at time when the best candidates have become a real commodity and employer value propositions have become a key part of the employment process. Collaboration between HR, ED&I and account teams is critical, and Randall will build on the existing…


Smarter HR: Simple Tips For Complete Compliance

Navigating the intricate world of HR compliance can often seem like a daunting task, especially when the goal is to ensure your business adheres to the myriad of employment laws prevalent in the United Kingdom. Your commitment to maintaining a compliant HR department safeguards your organisation against potential legal pitfalls and fortifies your reputation as…


Wendy’s Unifies Finance and HR on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Wendy’s, the second-largest quick-service hamburger chain in the United States, has implemented Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications Suite and moved business-critical workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Following the expansion of its global operations, Wendy’s found that its business systems, which were heavily reliant on manual processes, were taking time away from the ability of its employees and restaurant…


Elevating Digital Out-of-Home Advertising

Elevators are becoming platforms for engaging communication – channels that are serviced and managed from a single source. Employees may spend only a few minutes of their day travelling in an elevator. But by making best use of its potential as a communications platform thanks to Schindler’s Digital Media Services, HR teams can use this short…


NHSPS Announces New Chief People Officer

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has appointed people and culture expert Helen McCarthy as Chief People Officer. McCarthy’s career in human resources spans more than 20 years, working in global HR roles at PA Consulting, Arcadis, and APCO Worldwide, as well as Hays, B&Q and Channel 4. She will join the executive team at NHSPS leading…


Enhancing HR Productivity with AI Algorithms

Oracle have introduced generative AI-powered capabilities for HR administrators within its Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) platform. Leveraging the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) generative AI service, the new capabilities are seamlessly integrated into existing HR processes to drive enhanced business value, productivity, and user experiences while streamlining HR operations. A subfield of artificial intelligence…

FM Magazine

Mind Your Language: Diversifying Recruitment with Technology

Jess O’Dwyer, General Manager-Europe at Pocketalk, says embracing language diversity and improving communication are essential for closing the resource gap in the UK’s facilities management sector. The UK facilities management sector has always been heavily reliant on a foreign workforce. However, the impact of three significant factors – Brexit, the COVID pandemic and Russia’s invasion…


We Invest in People

UK property services company Ian Williams has achieved “We invest in people” Gold accreditation for a third consecutive time.  The premium accolade recognises excellence in people management, leadership, performance evaluation and empowerment. A Gold award is a very high standard to retain Jenny Goward, the assessor for the Investors in People standard which was launched by…


HR Director of the Year

Elior UK HR Director Justin Johnson has been named ‘HR Director of the Year’ at a Personnel Today Awards ceremony at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House London. Johnson joined Elior UK in 2005 as HR Manager, progressing to Head of HR Operations and People Services before being promoted to HR Director in 2018. He devised…


Bidvest Noonan Signs Menopause Workplace Pledge 

Bidvest Noonan has signed the Menopause Workplace Pledge developed by the charity Wellbeing of Women and launched a new menopause support tool kit for employees across the group.  Menopause can be a challenging time. Women usually experience menopause between the ages of 45 and 55, with the average age being 51, and symptoms can last…


Mitie on Target for 2025 ESG Goals

Mitie’s most recent annual ESG report highlights the progress the facilities management outsourcer has made in incorporating 13 ambitious targets within its social value framework. According to the report, all 13 of the targets which were set in 2021 have been achieved or exceeded, spanning Mitie’s People, Environment, Supply Chain and Community pillars. Primary focuses…

Automation & AI

CoreNet Recognises ISS as a Global Innovator of AI Recruitment Technology

Innovative application of AI-based technology supports inclusive recruitment and accelerates internal procedures used by the global facility services provider and its client organisations.

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