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Wage inflation hits record levels

14 Jun 2001

In its rush
to increase pay for teachers and nurses before the General Election the Government
has increased wage inflation...

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Whitehall restructuring begins

14 Jun 2001

The Department for Education
and Employment has been reorganised following the ministerial reshuffle last
weekend.
The DfEE and the Department...

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Head hunting of engineering staff causing shortages

14 Jun 2001

The
poaching of highly skilled technical workers is becoming an increasing problem
in Sheffield’s engineering industry, claims the EEF.
Gordon...

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Miserable staff are more productive

13 Jun 2001

Unhappy employees are more productive than their happy
colleagues, claims a study.
Robert Sinclair and Carrie Lavis, psychologists at the...

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TUC calls for partnership between unions and ministers

13 Jun 2001

Unions can look forward to the new Labour Government implementing
their agenda, TUC general secretary John Monks told the AEEU...

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Long hours culture leading to unhappy staff

13 Jun 2001

Britain’s long-hours working culture is making employees
more dissatisfied and less motivated than ever before, claims a survey.
Conducted by...

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Networked government needed for best policy making

13 Jun 2001

The CIPD
is urging Tony Blair to embrace “networked government” in the wake of the
Cabinet reshuffle.
John
Stevens, CIPD...

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Employers changing relationship with unions

13 Jun 2001

Managers are starting to view union officials and shop
stewards as allies in helping to implement workplace change, according to...

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Expansion in employee share ownership anticipated

12 Jun 2001

At least a million employees will be offered the chance to
invest in their own company on a tax-favoured basis...

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Midlands police force launches innovative recruitment drive

12 Jun 2001

Warwickshire
Police has launched a recruitment drive aimed at increasing its representation
of ethnic minorities and women in the force....

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Concessions mean slow phase in for staff consultation

12 Jun 2001

British
ministers have secured significant concessions in the implementation of the EU
directive on staff consultation.
The
regulations will be...

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Bakery directors face hefty fines over safety breach

12 Jun 2001

A bakery company and three of its directors face large fines
over the deaths of two men in a bread...

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Nortel outsources HR in pan-European deal

12 Jun 2001

Nortel
Networks launched a landmark outsourcing deal with Pricewaterhouse-Coopers last
week which will provide HR services to 20,000 European staff....

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Employers want local LSC role

12 Jun 2001

Employer
bodies have criticised the Learning and Skills Council’s draft training plan
for failing to take greater account of employers’...

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Halifax recruits ethnic staff to reflect community

12 Jun 2001

An HR scheme by Halifax has significantly increased its proportion of ethnic
minority staff in multi-cultural areas.
The bank set...

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