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Rail chaos prompts upsurge in flexible working

15 Dec 2000

The current rail crisis has forced commuters into flexible working, according to a report by FirstPersonGlobal. The report claims that...

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It’s not what you know about dotcoms, it’s who you know

15 Dec 2000

A skills shortage in the dotcom sector is forcing employers to recruit nepotistically, according to a report released today.The report,...

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Report casts doubt on ethics of managers

15 Dec 2000

While most managers are aware of workplace fraud only 60 per cent of them would blow the whistle on fraudulent...

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Families left out of expat equations, says report

15 Dec 2000

Nearly half of all companies do not consider employees’ family commitments when placing them in overseas positions, claims an Industrial...

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Rights Act is at the mercy of judges, report claims

14 Dec 2000

Unsympathetic judges could undermine the Human Rights Act, according to a report released by the Institute of Employment Rights this...

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Job candidates place great store in corporate values

14 Dec 2000

Most
professionals would turn down job offers from organisations they consider to be
unethical, according to a report published this...

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Council considers bursaries to attract social workers

14 Dec 2000

Oxfordshire
social services wants to offer £2,000 to students on social work diploma
courses in a bid to combat staff...

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Job cuts bring threat of strike at council

14 Dec 2000

Hackney Council faces a one-day strike by staff next week unless it withdraws new redundancy proposals.Members of the GMB, T&G...

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Car firm’s sweetener over job losses

13 Dec 2000

Vauxhall is planning to offer voluntary redundancy to all its employees in a bid to soften the blow caused by...

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Confidence in business slumps as prices rise

13 Dec 2000

The sharp rise in costs and falling prices have left confidence in business and professional services at a two-year low,...

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E-HR held up as key to retaining corporate knowledge

13 Dec 2000

Vice-president of people consulting practice CapGemini Ernst and Young UK Penny Stocks has described e-HR as vital for keeping knowledge...

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Ease retirement restrictions to beat skills shortages, urges report

13 Dec 2000

Increasing flexibility in retirement could help employers retain corporate expertise and meet skills and labour shortages, according to a report...

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Prime Minister Tony Blair writes for Personnel Today

13 Dec 2000

With the launch of the Disability Rights Commission campaign this week, Prime Minister Tony Blair, writing exclusively for Personnel Today,...

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Unions push for big pay rise for council staff

13 Dec 2000

Trade unions have applied for a £1,000 flat rate pay rise for their local authority members. This represents a 6.4...

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Glass ceiling still in place for women high-fliers

13 Dec 2000

Women are finding it as hard as ever to get to the top of companies, according to a new survey.The...

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