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Steel firm pours cold water on talk of job cuts

3 Jan 2001

The
HR director of troubled steel company Corus has denied reports that up to
two-thirds of the workforce could lose...

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Employees want better jobs in New Year’s resolutions

2 Jan 2001

Career
improvement is one of the most popular New Year resolutions this year,
according to an on-line survey.
Sixty
per...

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Manchester battles with hospitality skills shortages

2 Jan 2001

Manchester’s hotels, bars and restaurants desperately need to attract young people into jobs to combat staff shortages. There are as...

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Pub chain’s expansion fuels jobs growth

2 Jan 2001

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon is planning a huge expansion drive, which will create up to 3,000 jobs.It will open another...

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Talks could create shipbuilding jobs on Tyneside

2 Jan 2001

Shipbuilder Swan Hunter has started preliminary talks with three overseas governments that could secure the long-term future of 1,200 jobs...

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Support for Jan 2 Bank Holiday

2 Jan 2001

Almost three-quarters of employees want today (January 2) to be a Bank Holiday to help beat the back-to-work blues. A...

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Legal challenge to Luton closure

29 Dec 2000

British union leaders are threatening legal action against General Motors over plans to end car assembly at its Luton plant,...

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Business school graduates ready for work

29 Dec 2000

British business school graduates are leading the way when it comes to finding jobs thanks to work placements, claims the...

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Talk of partnership is hot air

29 Dec 2000

Bosses will be accused of paying lip service to the idea of working in partnership with their staff in a...

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AEEU forces recognition issue at Virgin Atlantic

29 Dec 2000

Virgin Atlantic has said it is "surprised" that the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union (AEEU) has applied to the central...

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Smoking at work ban on hold

29 Dec 2000

The Government is delaying a ban on smoking at work, according to a report in The Independent today.The paper says...

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Agencies corner London jobs market

29 Dec 2000

A quarter of all job vacancies in London are filled through recruitment agencies, according to a new report.Over 40 per...

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Spririt of Scrooge dampens office celebrations

29 Dec 2000

Fewer bosses paid for an office Christmas party this year, according to The Institute of Management.Only 37 per cent of...

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10,000 manufacturing jobs could be lost each month

29 Dec 2000

TUC leader John Monks today warned that next year may see huge manufacturing job losses.In his new year message he...

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John Monks’ New Year’s Message in full

29 Dec 2000

In many ways 2000 was a good year for people at work in Britain and their unions. The economy was...

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