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Permanent salary increases at four-year low

14 Aug 2001

Permanent salaries increased at the slowest rate for four
years during July according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s
monthly...

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Inward investment in the UK falls

14 Aug 2001

After
four years of growth, inward investment activity is now either falling or
static in every UK region.
A
survey...

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Temporary workers get a raw deal in the workplace

13 Aug 2001

Temporary workers are still getting a raw deal in the
workplace, according to research by the TUC published today.
The...

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90,000 employers ready to provide stakeholder pensions

13 Aug 2001

Nearly 90,000 employers have implemented a stakeholder
pension scheme for their employees, according to figures published today by the
Association...

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Poor productivity points to recession

13 Aug 2001

A fall in productivity has only been prevented by widespread
job cuts, according to the Lloyds TSB and Institute of...

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Investment banking job losses reach 25,000

13 Aug 2001

More
than 25,000 investment banking jobs have been cut in the UK and America so far
this year, research has...

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Tube boss secures bonus despite failing on customer service

13 Aug 2001

The
boss of London Underground has received a £17,000 bonus despite failing to
improve the level of service provided to...

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Managers struggling to switch off on the beach

10 Aug 2001

Even during holiday time it seems that a British manager’s
work is never done, according to a new survey from...

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Tanker drivers vote to strike over outsourcing

10 Aug 2001

Conoco
employees have voted to strike over plans to outsource their jobs to another
company.
Nine
out of ten T&G...

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Pay increases stable in the US

10 Aug 2001

Employers
in America plan to give annual pay increases of just over four per cent – the
same as the...

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CBI supports enforcement of minimum wage

10 Aug 2001

The CBI has backed the Government’s tough enforcement of the
minimum wage, claiming that it’s good for business.
John Cridland,...

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Daydream believers

10 Aug 2001

Nearly
three-quarters of CEOs admit to daydreaming at least once a day according to
recent research
A
survey by workthing.com...

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Company medical plans discriminate against unmarried couples

10 Aug 2001

Many
private medical plans discriminate against unmarried couples according to a
recent survey by William M. Mercer.
The
survey of...

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Criminal cases to be reviewed after CPS labelled racist

9 Aug 2001

Up to 12,000 criminal cases handled by the Crown Prosecution
Service are to be reviewed following last month’s report that...

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Employee plants fake bomb to avoid going to work

9 Aug 2001

An employee planted a fake bomb in the pub where she was
employed so she did not have to go...

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