Elouise Leonard Cross, chair of the CIPD
North East of England Branch, said: "This year's CIPD
North East of England Awards has been packed with fantastic entries across all of our categories.
The prizes were sponsored by Anna Denton-Jones of Refreshing Law Limited who presented them along with Frank Douglas, a CIPD
non-executive board member.
Awards recognize and celebrate outstanding achievements in people management and development and the impact it has on business success.
recommends that employers who are concerned about retaining their talent should make sure they understand and manage their employees' career expectations.
Research fromn the CIPD
earlier this year found workers in the West Midlands are less likely to feel satisfied with their work than in other parts of the country.
The Northern Area Partnership comprises nine Northern CIPD
branches, representing 20,000 HR professionals.
Mike Emmott, employee relations adviser at the CIPD
, said: "Union tactics have shifted in recent years, reflecting a perception that industrial action organised on traditional lines is no longer a reliable tool for achieving trade union objectives.
Gerwyn Davies of the CIPD
said: "Recent falls in unemployment suggest that the labour market is on a sound footing, but a closer examination reveals many employers are holding on to more staff than is required in order to retain their skills.
com ASSOCIATE SPONSOR NIGEL Wright Recruitment is delighted to be the associate sponsor of the 2012 CIPD
North East of England Branch Awards.
said if its unemployment predictions are true for 2012, it will be the first time the jobless total will have been at 2.
spokesman Ben Willmott, said: "Managing mental health at work is central to good business performance.
Many firms appear to be locked in 'wait and see' mode, with some companies scaling back on all employment decisions against a backdrop of increasing uncertainty as a result of the euro zone crisis and wider global economic turmoil," said Gerwyn Davies, public policy adviser at the CIPD