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Employers urged to draw up email code for staff

17 Nov 2000

The
Industrial Society and the TUC have published their own set of guidelines on
sending and receiving emails at work...

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Prisons face racial discrimination probe

17 Nov 2000

The Commission for Racial Equality has launched an official investigation into racial discrimination in the prison service after revelations that...

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No European harmony on holiday entitlement

17 Nov 2000

Wide discrepancies continue across the EU in labour law and practices on paid holidays. Research by HR consultants William M....

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HR debates appraisal scales

17 Nov 2000

Senior HR professionals debated what assessment scale is most effective when measuring employee performance this week.Paul Kearns, senior partner at...

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IT salaries rise by up to 16.7 per cent

17 Nov 2000

IT professionals saw pay rises in line with the industry average of 4.2 per cent last year, according to a...

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Employers ignorant of DDA obligations

17 Nov 2000

Too many employers are ignorant of the provisions in the Disability Discrimination Act as it approaches its fourth anniversary next...

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Equality body refutes companies’ confidence on equal pay

16 Nov 2000

Nine out of 10 employers are certain that the pay between male and female staff is equal, but this confidence...

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Fleet managers slow to green

16 Nov 2000

Company car managers are not geared up to take advantage of the Government’s “green” tax regime, claims new research.The new...

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Firms set to exploit web to improve recruitment

16 Nov 2000

More than 75 per cent of companies intend to exploit developments in web technology to improve their own recruitment and...

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Today’s graduates expect more from a job

16 Nov 2000

This year’s graduates are demanding more from employers than three or four years ago due to a sustained period of...

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Job trends continue in manufacturing

16 Nov 2000

There have been more job cuts in the manufacturing industry, according to the CBI’s latest regional trends survey.
The survey...

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Stressed staff take employers to court

16 Nov 2000

Increasing
numbers of staff are taking their employers to court over stress, a seminar
heard.
Donald
Pell, of counselling provider...

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HSE honours construction industry health and safety champions

16 Nov 2000

Four construction companies have been rewarded for their “safety first” approach at this year’s Working Well Together national 4C construction...

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Call to extend employee consultation laws

15 Nov 2000

The Industrial Society is calling on the Government to drop its opposition to extending legislation on employee consultation.In its report,...

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London proves a prime site for on-line training

15 Nov 2000

On-line training is the big growth area for most large companies in London, a study has found.Researchers found that 56...

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