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European code aims to curb work ageism

23 Jan 2001

A
newly released European code of practice could prevent employers falling foul
of the law after the EU ban on...

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Move to protect lab staff from animal activists

23 Jan 2001

The
Home Secretary’s drive to strengthen the Police and Criminal Justice Bill so
that employers are better protected against animal...

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Online job-seeking grows 29% in six months, says Workthing

23 Jan 2001

Six months on from its original research into online recruitment, workthing.com
has conducted another survey to find out how online...

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Is your organisation’s IT department one of the best places to work?

23 Jan 2001

Personnel Today has teamed up with top IT magazine Computer Weekly to launch
a search for the best places to...

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How do you create a b-web culture?

23 Jan 2001

A
solid consensus of new management thinking insists that the long term impact of
the internet on business is likely...

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HR caught in crossfire on staff consultation

23 Jan 2001

Government plans to review redundancy laws meet with
criticism from profession
Moves
to put pressure on companies to consult with...

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Homeworking ban may be indirect proof of bias

23 Jan 2001

Companies which ignore a mother’s need to look after her child may be found to be acting in a discriminatory...

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Legal options for part-timers

23 Jan 2001

The new part-timers’ regulations have been in force since 1
July 2000. Very little case law so far has been...

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Legislative protection for all but the self-employed

23 Jan 2001

The definition of the “employee” is now broadening out to
encompass the notion of, and give rights to, the “worker”...

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Tribunal cases continue to escalate

22 Jan 2001

A
record number of employment tribunals were held last year according to the
latest figures.
Statistics
released by employment law...

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Skills shortage problem at two out of three companies

22 Jan 2001

More than two-thirds of firms in the UK are
experiencing skills shortages, according to research published by Reed.
The service...

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Graduates happy to start at bottom of career ladder

22 Jan 2001

A third of all employed
graduates are starting their working lives in non-graduate jobs according to
research.
The Association of...

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Europe-wide day of action over Vauxhall’s Luton job cuts

22 Jan 2001

Thousands of car workers across Europe are to hold a day of
action on Thursday to protest against General Motors’...

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Engineering web site launched to combat skills shortages

22 Jan 2001

The Engineering Employers Federation has launched a new web
site designed to recruit school leavers into the engineering industry.
As...

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Government funds golden hello to promote recruitment

22 Jan 2001

Companies
could receive up to £2,300 to recruit the young long-term unemployed in
deprived communities.
The
DfEE’s scheme, called Recruit,...

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