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Show some emotion

10 Apr 2001

Can you gauge your Emotional
Intelligence Quotient on the web for nothing? Sue Weekes puts a selection of
free EQ-testing...

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Lords push boundaries of unfair dismissal payouts

10 Apr 2001

A recent House of Lords judgment
may open the way for "injury to feelings" awards in unfair sacking
claims.
The...

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Risk assessments

10 Apr 2001

In the recent upheavals of
maternity law one area is often overlooked. All employers have a duty to
undertake a...

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Manslaughter charges being considered over Paddington crash

9 Apr 2001

Railtrack and one of its senior managers could face
manslaughter charges over the Paddington train crash in 1999.
The Crown...

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Work-life balance would take the stress out of work

9 Apr 2001

Nearly half of city workers
worldwide think a better balance between work and home life would reduce stress
in the...

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Boatmen to strike on Good Friday

9 Apr 2001

Boatman at
Mersey Docks and Harbour Company have voted to strike on Good Friday after
talks over pay and overtime...

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Councils short of cash for staff development

9 Apr 2001

Local authorities are struggling to find the funding to
pay for vital staff training, according to research by Unison.
While...

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Tourism continues to suffer from foot and mouth

9 Apr 2001

Up to 100,000 jobs in the tourism industry could be at
risk due to the impact of the foot and...

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Firm’s share price plummets after e-mail is leaked

6 Apr 2001

A chief executive who sent his staff an e-mail accusing them
of being lazy and threatening them with the sack...

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Skills shortages tougher for the third year running

6 Apr 2001

Nearly two-thirds of British firms are experiencing skills
shortages, according to a report.
The Reed Skills Index claims that this...

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Home repairs and deliveries cost millions of working days

6 Apr 2001

Waiting for repairmen who don’t turn up is not only
extremely annoying but contributes towards 56 million lost working days...

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Pool of talent needed to survive

6 Apr 2001

Companies have to create a giant talent pool to survive
in a shrinking labour market and against a background of...

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Performance management the key to happy customers

6 Apr 2001

Customer
service has been improved at Tesco as a result of a performance management
programme that looked at every aspect...

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Slow down in demand for staff across all sectors

5 Apr 2001

The number of employees entering full-time employment last
month was the least for two years, according to a survey.
The...

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Call centre staff angry at intrusive monitoring, claims TUC

5 Apr 2001

Big brother-style monitoring of staff was the biggest complaint
against call centre operators by employees during the two-week operation of...

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