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Employers advised to draft privacy at work policies

2 Jul 2001

Employee privacy is threatened by the increased use of
surveillance processes and new technology by employers according to a new...

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Massive HR system overhaul for NHS

2 Jul 2001

The
NHS has invested £300 million to create one centralised HR and payroll system
in a bid to cut down...

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Independent Insurance to axe 1,000 jobs

29 Jun 2001

More than 1,000 jobs are to be axed after insurer
Independent Insurance went into liquidation.
PricewaterhouseCoopers, the provisional liquidators for...

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Recruitment tips for IT industry

29 Jun 2001

The national training organisation for the IT industry has
launched a guide to successful recruitment in a sector which is...

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Nokia to cut 1,000 jobs

29 Jun 2001

Finnish telecoms giant Nokia is planning to cut up to 1,000
jobs in its network business.
The move, which could...

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Milkmen could deliver mail

29 Jun 2001

Milkmen and supermarket employees could collect and deliver
letters under proposals to introduce competition into postal services.
A consultation document...

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Employers providing inadequate training on H&S

29 Jun 2001

Up to a quarter of UK employers are breaking the law and
putting the health and safety of their employees...

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Members and aims of working parents taskforce announced

28 Jun 2001

The Government announced the members of its new working
parents taskforce today, which will examine employees’ rights when looking to...

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Police numbers to hit 130,000, claims Blunkett

28 Jun 2001

Home Secretary David Blunkett last night pledged to have at
least 130,000 police officers on the beat “within the lifetime...

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2,700 jobs to go at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young

28 Jun 2001

Cap Gemini Ernst & Young plans to axe 2,700 jobs worldwide
after it issued a profits warning.
The bulk of...

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Hidden sexism of e-technology sector

28 Jun 2001

Women are as likely to face
sexual discrimination in the technology sector as they are in more traditional
industries, according...

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New ethical code from SHRM

28 Jun 2001

The Society for Human Resource Management has released a new
Code of Ethical and Professional Standards.
The new code has...

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Personnel Today goes on the air

28 Jun 2001

Personnel
Today deputy editor Catriona Marchant is a guest on Nicky Campbell’s radio
phone-in programme on Radio 5 Live this...

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Surge in union recognition deals anticipated, claims CAC

28 Jun 2001

The
chairman of the Central Arbitration Committee has defended the low number of
applications for statutory union recognition that the...

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Hewitt launches review of DTI operations

27 Jun 2001

The DTI has today announced a fundamental review of its operations
to improve its effectiveness for business.
Trade and Industry...

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