IT jobs and recruitment

  • March 07, 2006 07 Mar'06

    Britannia wins the best of the best award

    The IT department of Britannia Building Society has been named overall winner of Computer Weekly's Best Places to Work in IT for 2006, following this year's search for organisations that are taking the lead in attracting, retaining and motivating ...

  • March 07, 2006 07 Mar'06

    International standard aimed at improving quality of e-learning

    An international standard for e-learning courses could drive up the quality of work-based training for IT professionals.

  • March 01, 2006 01 Mar'06

    Newcastle bridges gap between home and working life

    Newcastle City Council is claiming to have gained big productivity benefits from a home working trial. The small trial showed a 25% productivity boost and a 75% reduction in sick days.

  • March 01, 2006 01 Mar'06

    Compliance drives IT training

    Banks and insurance companies are spending more on training their IT staff to meet the demands of regulatory compliance, according to training provider Thomson NETg.

  • March 01, 2006 01 Mar'06

    Skandia Life speeds up document creation

    Pensions provider Skandia Life is bringing in a document production system to make its document output more flexible ahead of UK pensions A-Day on 6 April, when a simplified pensions regime comes into force.

  • March 01, 2006 01 Mar'06

    Prison Service sets up shared service centre

    HM Prison Service will go live with a new shared service centre in April, providing finance, procurement and HR services.

  • February 28, 2006 28 Feb'06

    News in brief

    Short takes from this week's news

  • February 28, 2006 28 Feb'06

    'Binge' working bad for business

    IT directors risk their own and their company's health by working up to 100 hours a week, a survey from Employment Law Advisory Services (ELAS) reveals.

  • February 28, 2006 28 Feb'06

    Perks are on the rise as employers fight to attract and retain staff with top IT skills

    A growing number of employers are offering a wide choice of perks to IT staff, as firms seek to recruit and retain IT professionals with sought-after skills.

  • February 27, 2006 27 Feb'06

    ‘Work smart’ key to productivity

    Bad people management means UK workers are less productive than their US, German and French counterparts, according to a report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).