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One-in-six student nurses drop out

1 Mar 2001

Training
for nurses has to be improved in order to ensure more students complete courses
according to research.
Two
reports...

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Holiday firms not charities will benefit from City bonuses

1 Mar 2001

Sixty
per cent of city workers claimed that they would celebrate a million pound
bonus with a holiday.
Under
a...

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300 Bradford and Bingley jobs under threat

28 Feb 2001

At least 300 jobs are under threat
after the Bradford & Bingley announced plans to close 68 branches across
the...

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Parents sacked over working tax credit

28 Feb 2001

Employers
are sacking workers to avoid having to administer the Government’s working
families’ tax credit scheme according to research.
A...

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Government calls on construction to draw up safety measures

28 Feb 2001

The Deputy Prime Minister has called on the construction
industry to deliver safety plans that would prevent many of the...

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Vocational training can tackle work-place stress

28 Feb 2001

Over 68 per cent of employees believe that vocational
training helps banish work-related stress, according to research by UK Skills....

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Foot and mouth will cost haulier jobs

28 Feb 2001

Thousands of jobs in the livestock haulier industry are
under threat from the Government’s ban on the transport of live...

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Government strategy needed to tackle regional GDP inequalities

28 Feb 2001

The
Trade and Industry Secretary is calling for an active regional industrial
strategy in response to new figures on regional...

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Young workers at risk from RSI

28 Feb 2001

RSI
is crippling the UK economy, claims the TUC.
The
union is urging employers to act to prevent repetitive strain...

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Eight-day week for staff who take work worries home

27 Feb 2001

Office staff are working an eight day week by worrying
about work while at home, according to a survey.
More...

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Law change needed to ensure equal pay

27 Feb 2001

A
change in the law is needed to force employers to review their pay systems to
ensure they don’t discriminate...

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Dramatic rise in salaries

27 Feb 2001

Pay
awards have hit a two-year high, according to research by independent analyst
the Industrial Relations Services.
Latest
figures from...

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CBI angered at red tape snub

27 Feb 2001

The
CBI has hit back at comments made by Trade and Industry Secretary Stephen Byers
last week that the impact...

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Push for parent power at work gathers steam

27 Feb 2001

Trade and Industry Secretary Stephen Byers has stressed his
determination to force business to embrace family-friendly working, and told
employers...

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Temp to perm plans will alter way fees are levied

27 Feb 2001

Draft
regulations will alter the conditions for agencies charging a firm which offers
a temp a permanent post.
Organisations
frequently...

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