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Nurses’ pay: what the Dickens?

19 Dec 2000

Nurses’ union Unison branded the 3.7 per cent pay rise for its members announced by the Government yesterday an "Oliver...

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2,500 new jobs for Scotland

19 Dec 2000

More than 2,500 jobs are set to be created in Scotland following the announcement of four major North Sea oil...

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Prices hold down manufacturing pay rises

19 Dec 2000

Manufacturers are blaming low pay deals on a prices squeeze, according to a CBI survey. Pay awards averaged 2.7 per...

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Managers deliver post during 24-hour strike

18 Dec 2000

Managers and volunteers have stepped into the breach to minimise disruption after nearly 1,000 postal workers went on strike today....

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Public sector employees to get housing grants

18 Dec 2000

The Government has announced a scheme to provide affordable housing for at least 10,000 nurses, teachers and police. Deputy Prime...

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IT makes few inroads into the HR function

18 Dec 2000

HR departments are failing to take on the challenge of IT with 48 per cent of HR managers still relying...

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Contingency plans for staff in danger zones too scarce

18 Dec 2000

More than half of companies involved in business travel to dangerous regions do not have a contingency plan for getting...

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Fire service tops list of credible employers

18 Dec 2000

The fire service is the most credible employer in the UK, according to an EmCred survey by TMP Worldwide.Employers in...

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IT firm to sponsor engineering Masters

18 Dec 2000

An engineering software group is planning to sponsor a one-year MSc in engineering at Liverpool University in order to combat...

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Underground staff to vote on strike action over Tube funding

15 Dec 2000

Thousands of tube drivers and staff are threatening to
strike if London Underground presses ahead with plans to part privatise...

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Science teachers blamed for skills gap

15 Dec 2000

The
Science Recruitment Group has blamed the poor quality of science teaching in
schools and employers’ low commitment to training...

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Rail chaos prompts upsurge in flexible working

15 Dec 2000

The current rail crisis has forced commuters into flexible working, according to a report by FirstPersonGlobal. The report claims that...

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It’s not what you know about dotcoms, it’s who you know

15 Dec 2000

A skills shortage in the dotcom sector is forcing employers to recruit nepotistically, according to a report released today.The report,...

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Report casts doubt on ethics of managers

15 Dec 2000

While most managers are aware of workplace fraud only 60 per cent of them would blow the whistle on fraudulent...

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Families left out of expat equations, says report

15 Dec 2000

Nearly half of all companies do not consider employees’ family commitments when placing them in overseas positions, claims an Industrial...

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