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Drive to improve diversity in civil service

15 Feb 2001

The
Government is to offer staff from ethnic minorities the chance to work
alongside ministers as part of a drive...

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Government backing for Rolls Royce safeguards 7,000 jobs

15 Feb 2001

More
than 7,000 jobs have been safeguarded after the Government invested £250
million in Rolls Royce to help the firm...

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Flexible benefits top of employee wish list

15 Feb 2001

A survey of 300 employers revealed that more
than 50 per cent of employees would prefer flexible benefits to a...

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Union demands meeting with GM boss over Luton job losses

15 Feb 2001

The
T&G union has requested a face-to-face meeting with the American president
of General Motors to discuss the proposed 2,000...

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Thousands of Corus workers offered employment lifeline

14 Feb 2001

A telecoms firm has joined forces
with the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union to offer a lifeline to
4000 Corus...

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Older workers struggle in new economy

14 Feb 2001

Older
workers face tough futures because of mergers and the growth of technology in
traditional financial services firms.
Research
by...

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Employees have right to challenge psychometric testing

14 Feb 2001

Companies
using automatic psychometric testing to look for potential employees could fall
foul of regulations in the Data Protection Act....

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Holiday ruling will add to admin burden, claims CBI

14 Feb 2001

The CBI has hit out at a preliminary ruling by
the European Court of Justice that it is unlawful for...

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Met’s race group members resign over ‘loss of credibility’

14 Feb 2001

Four black members of the
Metropolitan Police Force’s independent advisory group on race relations have
resigned because they felt their...

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Halifax proposing massive staff share scheme

13 Feb 2001

Employees at Halifax are set to receive share options worth
20 per cent of their annual salaries.
The bank last...

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Prudential to cut 2,000 jobs

13 Feb 2001

Prudential
has announced that it is to cut its entire direct sales force with the loss of
2,000 jobs.
The...

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Motorola jobs safe in Scotland

13 Feb 2001

Plans
by Motorola to axe 4000 jobs worldwide will have minimal impact on its
operations in Scotland according to a...

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ATSC warns of dangers from agency reform

13 Feb 2001

New regulations announced by
the Government aimed at making it easier for temporary workers to become
permanent employees are potentially...

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How will HR shape up in the new decade?

13 Feb 2001

Professor
Amin Rajan, chief executive of Create, and author of Tomorrow’s Organisation outlines emerging trends in HR.
“The
last 10...

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A hellish assessment experience

13 Feb 2001

Occupational Sarah Macpherson personally experienced the dark side of a
poorly designed assessment centre. Here she describes the misery she...

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