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Government explains employee share schemes

15 Nov 2000

A conference on the Government’s two new employee share schemes was held in central London today.Speakers included Treasury minister Stephen...

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Government figures hint at economy slowdown

15 Nov 2000

The number of people claiming unemployment benefits has increased.Figures published today by the Office of National Statistics reveal that although...

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£6 million boost to NHS careers

15 Nov 2000

50,000 NHS and social services staff including physiotherapists, paramedics and radiographers will benefit from a new strategy aimed at improving...

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University honours Unison boss

15 Nov 2000

The general secretary of Unison, Rodney Bickerstaffe will be awarded an honorary law doctorate by the University of Hertfordshire, it...

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Cabinet Office MP tells employers ‘invest in your workforce’

14 Nov 2000

The Government sees investing in its workforce as a key strand of its modernisation agenda for central government, Cabinet Office...

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Catch up with local government issues on live webcast

14 Nov 2000

Local government managers who are unable to get to the Employers’ Organisation conference today, which is looking at how to...

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Most staff say they could beat the boss

14 Nov 2000

Nearly two-thirds of UK employees believe they could outperform their manager at his or her job, a survey has found.In...

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West Midlands bus drivers vote on action over pay

14 Nov 2000

More than 3000 bus drivers in the West Midlands are to vote over the next six weeks, whether to take...

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Grassroots call for a more political CIPD

14 Nov 2000

A survey of HR professionals carried out by Personnel Today this week reveals grass-roots calls for the Chartered Institute of...

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Case highlights limits to employers’ duty of care

14 Nov 2000

State Hospitals Board could not have predicted causing employee’s psychiatric illness, says Scottish Court SessionMost employers will be aware, not...

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Prepare for demise of the fixed-term contract

14 Nov 2000

New rulings giving greater rights to fixed-term contract workers should prompt employers to review their policiesThe fixed-term contract has been...

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Case highlights limits to employers’ duty of care

14 Nov 2000

State Hospitals Board could not have predicted causing employee’s psychiatric illness, says Scottish Court Session. Most employers will be aware,...

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Privacy, e-mails and human rights

14 Nov 2000

The monitoring of e-mails and telephone calls at work is a hot topic. The bringing into UK law on 2...

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Prepare for demise of the fixed-term contract

14 Nov 2000

New rulings giving greater rights to fixed-term contract workers should prompt employers to review their policies. The fixed-term contract has...

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Older managers are an asset in the workplace, says report

13 Nov 2000

The stereotype of experienced staff being unable to embrace the latest that technology has to offer has been exposed as...

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