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Innovation study pinpoints key roles

24 Nov 2000

UK companies could be missing out on potentially creative contributions from employees because they fail to take account of five...

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Profession divided over issue of strategic value

24 Nov 2000

New research claims that 83 per cent of HR managers believe their department has its say in company issues.But a...

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UK productivity lagging behind Europe

24 Nov 2000

Productivity in most UK regions lags behind European levels, according to new research.According to a survey of 170 regions by...

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Retailers warn on mimimum wage

23 Nov 2000

The British Retail Consortium is warning the Government that any “rash” hike in the National Minimum Wage could cause “serious...

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Prison badge rule sparks strike action threat

23 Nov 2000

The Prison Service is refusing to yield to pressure from
hundreds of prison electricians who are threatening to strike over...

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Ryanair says threatened pilots’ strike called off

23 Nov 2000

Ryanair Holdings says threatened strike action tomorrow has been called off following discussions with the Dublin Pilots’ Committee.The airline has...

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TUC attacks health and safety decline

23 Nov 2000

The TUC is calling on councils to reverse a decline in the number of health and safety inspectors employed by...

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Longer holidays for three million

23 Nov 2000

Today is the first anniversary of the increase in minimum paid annual leave from three weeks to four.The entitlement, implemented...

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Global business schools join forces on the web

22 Nov 2000

Material from leading international business schools like INSEAD and the Judge Institute of Management has been pulled together in one...

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Who are the job hoppers asks the US Society for Human Resources

22 Nov 2000

Just over half of American HR professionals (51 per cent) categorise an employee who changes their job every year as...

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Rail qualifications must get on track

22 Nov 2000

Training for people working in the rail industry urgently needs to be improved, according to Lifelong Learning minister Malcolm Wicks.In...

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Employers told to harness the power of integration

22 Nov 2000

An international HR consultancy is urging employers to harness the potential offered by individuals with disabilities.Maurice Phillips, regional director of...

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Have you heard the latest?

22 Nov 2000

Employers should consider a sociable workplace with healthy gossip as “crucial to the bottom line” instead of seeing it as...

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Hackney managers in talks with unions as ballot gets underway

21 Nov 2000

Unions, management and staff at Hackney council are locked in discussions today over the ballot for industrial action as the...

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CBI launches e-business council

21 Nov 2000

The CBI is launching an e-business council today to lobby the Government and Brussels on new ideas that could improve...

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