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Last straw over issue of constructive dismissal

13 Mar 2001

Staff
do not have to resign at the first sign of trouble to claim constructive
dismissal, the EAT has ruled....

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Are you a young turk or old fogey?

13 Mar 2001

It’s
not about age – it’s about attitude. Do you think you’re fit to join the ranks
of the new...

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Case roundup

13 Mar 2001

This
week’s case roundup.
Care
needed when conducting disciplinary proceedings
Whitbread v Hall, unreported, February 2001, Court of Appeal
Disciplinary...

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Women’s lifetime earnings only half those of men

12 Mar 2001

Women’s
overall life earnings are still just half those of men, according to a report
by the Equal Opportunities Commission....

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No random drug tests for doctors

12 Mar 2001

The
NHS Confederation and the Department of Health have denied a report that
doctors and nurses face random testing for...

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Restructuring at IMI to cost 1,200 jobs

12 Mar 2001

The
Birmingham-based engineering group IMI has announced it is to lose 1,200 jobs
worldwide as a result of a restructuring...

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Lengthy commutes cause recruitment nightmare

12 Mar 2001

Four out of ten employers believe that long commuting times
cause serious recruitment difficulties, according to research by the
Recruitment...

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Flexible working the way to work/life balance

12 Mar 2001

The
CBI has urged the Government to abandon proposals giving parents a right to
work part time.
Publishing
its response...

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Compulsory redundancies avoided at Vauxhall

9 Mar 2001

The
director of personnel at Vauxhall has confirmed that an agreement has been
reached which will avoid any compulsory redundancies...

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Met Police recruitment strategy starts to deliver

9 Mar 2001

The Metropolitan Police’s recruitment drive is proving a
success, claims its deputy director of personnel.
The number of applications to...

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Sex discrimination pay-outs double in one year

9 Mar 2001

Awards for
sex discrimination at employment tribunal have almost doubled in the past year
to an average of £17,000, claims...

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Lotus to axe 300 jobs

9 Mar 2001

Lotus
cars have announced it is to axe up to 300 jobs at its production factory near
Norwich and its...

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Ballot not ballad at the Royal Opera House

9 Mar 2001

Talks
to resolve a dispute between union members and temporary management at the
Royal Opera House have collapsed.
The
dispute...

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M&S management change could threaten jobs

9 Mar 2001

Marks & Spencer managing director Roger Holmes is
expected to announce a shake-up of the company’s management structure that
could...

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Van manufacturing could save jobs at Vauxhall

8 Mar 2001

Car
manufacturer Vauxhall is increasingly confident that there will be no
compulsory redundancies from its Luton car plant.
It
expects...

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