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Recording Futuristic Data

In the last blog, we took a look at the benefits of storing historical data. Another benefit of being able to store data in this way is that it enables you to enter futuristic data i.e. a record with an ‘Effective From’ date that is in the future. This might sound a bit fantastical, but […]

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Recording Historical Data

  We’re big believers in recording historical data – we do it on nearly every screen in the system. This means that records such as ‘Employment Contracts’, ‘Compensation’ and ‘Working & Scheduled Time’ have an ‘Effective From’ and an ‘Effective To’ date, and each change in the employee’s circumstances results in a new entry in […]

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Are you making the most of your older workers?

Employers are ‘sleep-walking’ towards a significant skills problem by ignoring the value of older workers, says a recent report from the CIPD. It’s just the latest in a series of warnings to the business world about why hanging on to experienced staff is more important than ever before. Government figures suggest that an estimated 13.5 […]

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How HR can develop its resilience

It was hardly surprising to read last week that levels of self-confidence and emotional resilience among HR professionals have dropped in recent years. HR people not only have to bear the brunt of much criticism from business colleagues, but are also in the front line when it comes to dealing with the fall-out from unpopular […]

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