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Hewitt launches review of DTI operations

27 Jun 2001

The DTI has today announced a fundamental review of its operations
to improve its effectiveness for business.
Trade and Industry...

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Lyreco wins TD2001 award

27 Jun 2001

A
small training team of just four people beat off competition from the likes of
Abbey National, GNER and Sheffield...

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US companies claim staff are best at sourcing new recruits

27 Jun 2001

Employee referral programs are more cost effective than
recruitment agencies according to 80 per cent of respondents to a US...

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More work needed in Civil Service’s drive for equality

27 Jun 2001

More than a fifth of ethnic minority staff in the Civil
Service believe they have been treated unfairly as a...

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Recession and skills shortages continue to worry businesses

27 Jun 2001

The
economic downturn is challenging skills shortages as the biggest problem facing
European businesses, according to research.
The
survey by...

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TUC applauds union recognition body

26 Jun 2001

The TUC has welcomed the Central Arbitration Committee’s
annual report and claims it shows the union recognition law is working...

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CBI disappointed at European ruling on holiday entitlement

26 Jun 2001

The CBI has reacted angrily to today’s EU ruling on annual
leave for short-term workers.
“The CBI is disappointed with...

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ECJ over-rules UK holiday law for short-term workers

26 Jun 2001

The
Government will have to change the laws on short-term staff’s holiday
entitlement following a landmark ruling in the European...

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Union membership boosted by part-time women in workforce

26 Jun 2001

The increase of part-time women in the workplace has helped
push trade union membership up to 7.3 million employees, according...

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Staff turnover down after office overhaul

26 Jun 2001

Sun Microsystems has dramatically reduced staff turnover and boosted
employee satisfaction since the introduction of flexible working practices two
years...

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Trust fills nurse vacancies with skilled refugee staff

26 Jun 2001

Whipps Cross University NHS Trust Hospital is working on a project to help
refugee nurses become eligible to work in...

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Growth in the UK economy is slowing, claims PwC

26 Jun 2001

The UK is feeling the effects of a global slowdown,
according to research by PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Growth in the UK economy...

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Go flies into action to inform staff of buy-out

26 Jun 2001

Go’s director of people development personally phoned the airline’s staff to
inform them of the company’s recent sale to ensure...

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Communication is key to working abroad

26 Jun 2001

Britons
seem to be somewhat reluctant to travel abroad for their careers. That was the
surprising findings of a survey...

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Future perfect?

26 Jun 2001

Jane
Lewis previews a day in the life of an HR professional in 2030
It’s
going to be a pig...

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