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Rights Act is at the mercy of judges, report claims

14 Dec 2000

Unsympathetic judges could undermine the Human Rights Act, according to a report released by the Institute of Employment Rights this...

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Job candidates place great store in corporate values

14 Dec 2000

Most
professionals would turn down job offers from organisations they consider to be
unethical, according to a report published this...

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Council considers bursaries to attract social workers

14 Dec 2000

Oxfordshire
social services wants to offer £2,000 to students on social work diploma
courses in a bid to combat staff...

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Job cuts bring threat of strike at council

14 Dec 2000

Hackney Council faces a one-day strike by staff next week unless it withdraws new redundancy proposals.Members of the GMB, T&G...

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Car firm’s sweetener over job losses

13 Dec 2000

Vauxhall is planning to offer voluntary redundancy to all its employees in a bid to soften the blow caused by...

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Confidence in business slumps as prices rise

13 Dec 2000

The sharp rise in costs and falling prices have left confidence in business and professional services at a two-year low,...

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E-HR held up as key to retaining corporate knowledge

13 Dec 2000

Vice-president of people consulting practice CapGemini Ernst and Young UK Penny Stocks has described e-HR as vital for keeping knowledge...

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Ease retirement restrictions to beat skills shortages, urges report

13 Dec 2000

Increasing flexibility in retirement could help employers retain corporate expertise and meet skills and labour shortages, according to a report...

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Prime Minister Tony Blair writes for Personnel Today

13 Dec 2000

With the launch of the Disability Rights Commission campaign this week, Prime Minister Tony Blair, writing exclusively for Personnel Today,...

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Unions push for big pay rise for council staff

13 Dec 2000

Trade unions have applied for a £1,000 flat rate pay rise for their local authority members. This represents a 6.4...

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Glass ceiling still in place for women high-fliers

13 Dec 2000

Women are finding it as hard as ever to get to the top of companies, according to a new survey.The...

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Blunkett announces National Training Award winners

12 Dec 2000

Coca Cola and Fox’s biscuits were among the fifteen winners at the national training awards held today in London’s Theatre...

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Tailor Internet to each individual employee, conference hears

12 Dec 2000

Peoplesoft’s UK product strategy manager has questioned current Internet HR strategies and urged employers to tailor strategy to the individual...

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Sickness busting schemes lead to absence increase

12 Dec 2000

A heavy-handed approach to managing sick leave leads to an increase in days lost through illness, an occupational health expert...

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Alcatel sold on flexible benefits system

12 Dec 2000

Alcatel Telecom’s HR strategy manager has urged other employers to use a flexible benefits system to retain staff and reduce...

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