Understanding Organisations and the Role of Hr Essay

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Name: Sarah Kearsley
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Centre Name: ICS
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ICS Student Number: 21000543
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CIPD Student Number: 44235175
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Qualification Title: Human Resource Practise
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Unit Title: Understanding Organisations and the Role of Human Resources (3HRC)
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The report finds that the company face many challenges, both external and internal. These are being managed with positive reactions and they are on course to achieve their growth, ethics and compliance objectives.

Assignment 1: Understanding Organisations and the Role of HR

1. Understand the purpose of an organisation and its operating objectives.

Staffline are a national recruitment agency established in 1986. The company was admitted to the stock exchange in 2004 and is on target to achieve a goal of sales of £1 billion.
They specialise in the provision and management of workforces for manufacturing, driving, food processing and e-retail - priding themselves on using training and business improvement techniques to increase productivity.

Financials.

• Revenues up 20.9% to £503.2 million (2013: £416.2 million)
• Reported profit before tax up 22.1% to £10.5 million (2013: £8.6 million)
• Final dividend of 8.5p; total dividend of 13.5p (2013: 10.0p); increase of 35% (http://www.staffline.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Staffline-Group-Annual-Report-2014_online.pdf)

Whilst the main focus is providing a temporary workforce, there are twelve group companies under the Staffline ‘hat’; some are specifically designed for, and dedicated to, reducing worklessness by placing jobseekers in suitable, sustainable employment; supporting them after the placements.

Currently Staffline supply over 30,000 workers daily to 1,300 clients. Their

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