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  • What has ready prepared cake mix got to do with social media in the workplace?The IPA and Acas published a new report this month examining how employers could harness social media for employee voice. The use of social media has grown exponentially in the last decade and currently around one employer in two makes use of a social media tool. However, social media usage within organisations is quite minimal. In this article, Rachel Pinto and Adrian Wakeling of Acas highlight important findings from the report and discuss how social media tools can establish genuine two way communication
  • The real impact of the EU on UK employment lawThe UK is set to have a referendum on 23 June on whether or not to remain a member of the European Union. In this article, Rachel Suff, Public Policy Advisor at CIPD discusses how 'the world of work might be affected' if the UK voted not to remain in the EU. She highlights that a large part of the UK employment law is derived from the EU and that a vote to leave the EUU could allow the review or repeal of legislation that came out of EU directives.
  • News in Brief - May 2016All the latest news from the world of employee relations and industrial relations.
  • The Acas productivity tool: more widgets and better employment relationsThe UK has a productivity deficit. The UK workforce produces less per hour than Germany, France and UK. In this article, Stewart Gee outlines the Acas productivity tool, which includes the 'seven levers of productivity' to help organisation's understand its strength and weaknesses and identify 'simple and practical steps' to boost staff productivity. In February and March, the tool has been used over 4,300 times, and the most popular areas that customers have focused on are Skilled Line Managers, Well Desig
  • Developing positive employment relations: International experiences of labour management partnershipIn this article, Stewart Johnstone and Adrian Wilkinson talk about their new book - Developing Positive Employment Relations: International Experiences of Labour Management Partnership which demonstrates how, with appropriate support and in certain contexts, partnership models can potentially lubricate employment relations and deliver gains for employers, employees and unions. The books investigates why successful partnerships can and do - develop in some organisational contexts but not others and offer