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Talks continue over Royal Mail strikes

24 May 2001

Talks between the
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union are continuing today in an
attempt to end the wildcat...

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Shell’s new university recognised for excellence

24 May 2001

Shell’s
Open University received an “honourable mention” at the Corporate University
Xchange/Financial Times Excellence Awards in Las Vegas after being...

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HR needs to recruit new breed, warns Harvard professor

24 May 2001

Conventional managers are driving their companies out of
business and there is a need for a new approach, Harvard Business...

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Healthcare staff to benefit from NHS university

23 May 2001

HR professionals in the
health service have welcomed plans to create a NHS university to improve the
training and skills...

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More than half of employers use e-recruitment

23 May 2001

More than 50 per cent of employers are now using the
Internet to recruit potential candidates, according to the CIPD’s...

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New H&S proposals could cut £600m of business costs

23 May 2001

Employers
may have to investigate all reportable safety incidents in the workplace under
new proposals by the Health and Safety...

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Ericsson in talks to save UK jobs

23 May 2001

Mobile
phone giant Ericsson is reportedly in "advanced talks" to sell its
two UK factories in a move that would...

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Stars hold the key to career success

23 May 2001

One third of job seekers
believe that their career is based around their star sign, according to
research.
Over 30...

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Performance related pay is on the increase

22 May 2001

Performance related pay has overtaken profit related pay as
employers’ preferred method of rewarding staff, according to research.
The Select...

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Graduates increasingly in the red

22 May 2001

Employers
face a debt saddled workforce with one in ten students expecting to still be in
debt as many as...

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Code confusion to be cleared up

22 May 2001

A
privacy at work conference is to be held next month to try to resolve confusion
over the Data Protection...

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Directors can’t stop working even on holiday

22 May 2001

Nearly 80 per cent of company
directors stay in close contact with the office when on holiday, according to
research....

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Acas faces tribunal for sex bias against staff

22 May 2001

Half
of the staff at arbitration body Acas are taking their employer to tribunal
over indirect sex discrimination.
The
Public...

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Lloyds invests in scheme to find leaders of future

22 May 2001

Lloyds
TSB has launched a scheme to identify the future leaders of the company.
The
Top Management Resource scheme (TMR)...

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Employment law clinic No 4 Provding a reference

22 May 2001

The
challenge:  A company has been asked to
supply a reference for an employee who was dismissed for gross misconduct...

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