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Are the holiday floodgates opening?

12 Feb 2001

Prepare
for yet another change in the Working Time Rules: that is the message from the
European Court in the...

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Health and safety expert criticises data protection code

12 Feb 2001

A
former member of the Health and Safety Commission has criticised the Data
Protection Commissioner’s proposals on drug testing at...

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Further tube strikes could be averted

12 Feb 2001

An
agreement between London Underground and the ASLEF and RMT rail unions could
have averted the threat of further tube...

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Holiday pay proposal for staff on short-term contracts

9 Feb 2001

Companies
may be forced to provide holiday pay for staff who have been employed for less
than 13 weeks if...

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Land Rover to cut jobs due to shortage of engines

9 Feb 2001

Off-road
car maker Land Rover has been forced to shed 200 jobs and cut back production
of its top selling...

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Shortcomings highlighted in new Acas arbitration scheme

9 Feb 2001

Employers
hoping that Acas’s long awaited voluntary arbitration process will reduce the
time and cost of resolving work place disputes...

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Corus workers vote to strike

9 Feb 2001

Corus
steelworkers have voted to strike in protest at compulsory job losses announced
by the firm.
Workers
at the firm’s...

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Workers strike over Rolls Royce Canada plans

9 Feb 2001

At least 700 workers are
staging a 24-hour strike at Rolls-Royce factory in Ansty, Coventry today to
protest  at job...

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Pensions ruling could cost employers £17 billion

9 Feb 2001

Employers face a multi-million pound bill following a ruling
that part-time workers previously denied pension rights might be entitled to...

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Barclays to cut staff through natural wastage

9 Feb 2001

Barclays confirmed that it will lose more than a 1,000
jobs as a result of its merger with Woolwich.
The...

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Carlton staff threaten strike over low pay increase

9 Feb 2001

At least 300 staff at Carlton TV are balloting for
industrial action in response to the management’s offer of a...

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Reform could spell disaster for IT recruitment firms

8 Feb 2001

New
regulations announced by the Government aimed at making it easier for temporary
workers to become permanent employers are potentially...

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Job agency for the over 40s expanding business

8 Feb 2001

A recruitment agency for the over 40s has placed over 1,200
people back into work and just opened its fifth...

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Bank of England cuts interest rates

8 Feb 2001

The Bank of England has cut interest
rates by one quarter of one per cent – the first cut in...

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Assessment centres need code to bring them up to the grade

8 Feb 2001

The British Psychological Society has drafted an agreed set
of standards for assessment centres, which it hopes to publish by...

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