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HR to play key role in EU directive on staff consultation

17 Jul 2001

DTI minister Alan Johnson has
called on the HR profession, business managers and employee representatives to
work together to implement...

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Financial companies are paying the most for IT professionals

17 Jul 2001

Financial services companies have overtaken telecoms and new
media firms in offering the highest salaries to IT professionals, according to...

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Gender pay gap between academics widens

17 Jul 2001

The gender pay gap between university academics is widening,
according to research released today.
Some UK universities are only paying...

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UBS Warburg invests in work-life nanny service

17 Jul 2001

Investment bank UBS Warburg is to pilot a concierge service that will
organise anything from cat sitting to social events...

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UK firms forge ahead on staff consultation

17 Jul 2001

Ground-breaking research published this week will confirm that UK companies
are making big strides in improving staff consultation and gearing...

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Case roundup

17 Jul 2001

This week’s case roundup
No double recovery of compensation
HM Prison Service v Salmon, IRLR 425, EAT
Salmon was one...

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People power

17 Jul 2001

Office supplies company Lyreco is the winner of Training magazine’s
TD2001 Award.  Guy Sheppard finds out
how training has been...

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In on the act: Equal Pay Act 1970

17 Jul 2001

Our continuing series of quick guides to major employment legislation puts key information at your fingertips and brings you up to date with the latest developments. This week Gareth Brahams of law firm Lewis Silkin examines current issues under the Equal Pay Act and the Government's proposals to speed up and simplify tribunal procedures in equal pay cases

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Transferee’s motive is the key in Tupe avoidance

17 Jul 2001

The reasons behind a transferee refusing to take on a transferor's staff are critical in Tupe case rulings

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Weathering the HR turbulence at Boeing

17 Jul 2001

A
series of mergers left the Boeing Company with four payroll systems, multiple
HR organisations and three internal benefits systems....

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Plans for reform of public services need more detail

16 Jul 2001

The TUC
has criticised the lack of detail in the Prime Minister’s speech on the
government’s plans to transform the...

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Increase in management buy-outs

16 Jul 2001

The value of management buy-outs completed in the first six
months of this year increased by more than a half...

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Benefits are more important than salaries for CEOs

16 Jul 2001

Salary
constitutes a minor part of chief executives’ total pay according to SCA’s
interim survey of top pay for The...

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Minimum wage should be tied to average earnings

16 Jul 2001

The minimum wage should be linked to average earnings to
prevent it falling behind the general rise of average earnings....

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Report calls for major changes at the DTI

16 Jul 2001

The Department of Trade and
Industry is out of date and out of touch with the economy, according to a...

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