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Head to head

7 Aug 2001

Head to head a regular monthly series where we look at similar roles in
different sectors and industries
This week...

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Manufacturing sector slips into recession

6 Aug 2001

Figures published today by the Office for National
Statistics suggest that British manufacturing has slipped into recession.
Manufacturing output has...

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UK firms risk fines over stakeholder pensions

6 Aug 2001

UK firms are facing up to £2.5 billion in fines due to the
slow implementation of stakeholder pensions, according to...

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DTI has no plans to name tribunal applicants on the net

6 Aug 2001

Industry
minister Alan Johnson has denied that the Government is considering backing
plans to publish the names of people who...

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Three-quarters of employees confident jobs are secure

6 Aug 2001

More than three quarters of employees believe that there
will be no change to job security under the new government....

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Job applicants turn CVs into a work of fiction

6 Aug 2001

Job seekers
in the UK like to stretch the truth on their CVs, according to research conducted
by MORI.
The...

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Successful RSI cases are ‘tip of the iceberg’

3 Aug 2001

For every person who wins compensation for repetitive strain
injury there are another 50 suffering in silence according to the...

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Pilot scheme to provide safety advisers to workplaces

3 Aug 2001

The Health and Safety Commission has awarded a contract to
York Consulting of Leeds to run its Worker Safety Adviser...

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Home working revolution fails to materialise

3 Aug 2001

Predictions that office workers will be replaced by people
working from home using high-tech links have failed to materialise, according...

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Flexible working cuts staff turnover and absenteeism

3 Aug 2001

Wilts Wholesale has reduced staff turnover and sickness
absence and improved sales by introducing a number of flexible working
initiatives....

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Recruiter expands when the going gets tough

3 Aug 2001

An
HR consultancy has come up with a novel response to the cur­rent economic
downturn and a depressed share price...

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Consignia to talk with union to improve industrial relations

2 Aug 2001

Consignia is to meet with the Communications Workers Union
to try and reduce the number of industrial disputes.
The meeting...

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UK to defend EU consultation directive concessions

2 Aug 2001

The
DTI is trying to persuade the European Parliament not to reverse concessions
the UK won on rules for worker...

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Tribunal applicants could be listed on the Internet

2 Aug 2001

Employers
will be able to use the Internet to find the names of people who formally apply
to an employment...

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Civil servants poised to strike over pay and conditions

2 Aug 2001

Thousands
of civil servants are being balloted to strike over differences in pay at the
new Department for Environment, Food...

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