Michael Millar

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Staff survey points to capability woe at DoH

1 Nov 2006

The most senior civil servant in the Department of Health (DoH) has voiced fears that the department will get a...

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Gender pay gap means women will still lose £330,000 during their careers

30 Oct 2006

The average woman working full time will lose out on £330,000 in the course of her working life because of...

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UK employers suffer massive productivity shortfall from staff using road not rail for business trips

25 Oct 2006

British companies are wasting millions of hours of staff time because employees choose to travel by car rather than by...

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CBI calls for better public sector HR management

24 Oct 2006

Good people-management, rather than sweeping cost cuts, must be at the heart of the government’s 2007 comprehensive spending review, according...

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Azmi judgment does not give employers right to insist on no-veil policy in dress code

23 Oct 2006

Lawyers have warned that employers do not have carte blanche to stop Muslim women wearing veils in the workplace in the...

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Muslim teacher at centre of veil row loses claim for religious discrimination

20 Oct 2006

The Muslim school teacher suspended after refusing to take off her veil has lost her case for religious discrimination.
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BMA outraged by government bid to limit pay rises for doctors

20 Oct 2006

The British Medical Association (BMA) has accused the government of “trying to claw back” the pay rises it gave doctors...

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Plenty of food for thought

17 Oct 2006

Next week if you’re lucky – or have drawn the short straw, depending on how you look at it –...

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Ex- HSBC banker can appeal tribunal ruling that he was not fired because he was gay

13 Oct 2006

The former HSBC banker who lost his £5m tribunal case, claiming he was fired for being gay, has been granted...

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Union claims strike action over British Airways pensions may be averted

12 Oct 2006

The GMB union has said there is a “glimmer of hope”that possible strike action against British Airways (BA) over pensions...

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Recruitment ads flout age

11 Oct 2006

Many employers risk falling foul of the anti-age discrimination law because they have not altered their recruitment advertisements in light...

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Government initiative aims to transform employers’ ‘outdated’ attitudes towards mental health

10 Oct 2006

A government minister has accused employers of being “decades out of date” when it comes to dealing with mental health...

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Are age laws courting disaster?

10 Oct 2006

A High Court challenge to the mandatory retirement age of 65 means there could be trouble ahead for the government.After...

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Double trouble tribunal risk after EU pay ruling

10 Oct 2006

Employers could face the threat of pay-related tribunal claims on twin fronts, after a European ruling on rewards based on...

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Labour and Tories woo workers, leaving the Lib Dems to buddy up to business

10 Oct 2006

The hot air of the political conference season has gone, to be replaced by the cold winds of autumn. But...

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