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Schroders case reignites demands for equal pay audits

17 Apr 2001

A tribunal ruling that a female City
analyst was discriminated against because she received a smaller bonus than her
male...

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French legal threat over M&S closures

17 Apr 2001

Marks &
Spencer directors could face fines, or ultimately jail, if they fail to observe
a lengthy consultation process after...

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PIL gets tough over outsourcing partnership with Capita

17 Apr 2001

Energy
servicing firm PIL,took a hard-nosed attitude to finding an outsourcing. Jane
Lewis reports.
PIL
started life as an R&D...

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Teachers’ union rejects pay deal

12 Apr 2001

Higher education teachers have moved
a step closer to industrial action after Unison rejected a 3.3 per cent pay
offer....

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Talks start on future of Motorola’s Scottish staff

12 Apr 2001

Talks have started between the Transport and General Workers’
Union and the Scottish Executive Minister Wendy Alexander to discuss the...

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Internet company to axe jobs

12 Apr 2001

American
based Internet portal Yahoo is to reduce its workforce by 12 per cent to cut
costs following a predicted...

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CBI predicts 50,000 job losses

12 Apr 2001

The CBI has warned that 50,000 jobs
could be lost this year due to the global slowdown and foot and...

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UK business loses £500m a year through Internet surfing

12 Apr 2001

Staff
who waste time at work sending personal e-mails and surfing the Internet are
costing British business £500m a year,...

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Union will push for recognition deal at Amazon soon

12 Apr 2001

Print and
distribution union the GPMU is stepping up its bid for a ground-breaking
recognition deal at new economy firm...

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Government and retailers team up to combat skills shortages

12 Apr 2001

An
employer-led initiative has been launched to combat the skills shortages in the
retail sector.
Retailers
are teaming up with...

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New NHS registrars unlikely to fill consultant positions

12 Apr 2001

The NHS is to create 1,000 new
specialist registrar posts in hospitals over the next three years as part of...

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Siemens to cut jobs in Germany

11 Apr 2001

German
engineering firm Siemens is cutting 2,000 jobs at its mobile phone production
site in Germany.
The
company decided not...

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Nissan to recruit staff through the New Deal

11 Apr 2001

Car manufacturer Nissan will use New Deal recruits to build
its new Micra in Sunderland.
One of the biggest firms...

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UK pilots oppose random drink and drug testing

11 Apr 2001

The union representing the UK’s pilots has opposed plans by
BA to introduce drink and drug testing for flight crews....

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M&S will have to consult with French works council

11 Apr 2001

Marks & Spencer must consult with its works council
after being reprimanded by French courts for not consulting before deciding...

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