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Fixed term work

27 Mar 2001

On 9 March the Government
issued a consultation paper and draft regulations detailing its proposals for
new statutory protection for...

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NHS accused of poaching care homes’ nurses

27 Mar 2001

Care homes have accused the NHS of
poaching its nurses as they struggle to match the pay rises for hospital...

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HR team rallies behind scene in farming crisis

27 Mar 2001

The HR director at the hub of
the foot-and-mouth crisis is playing a vital role in recruiting and managing an...

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The e-skills Employers’ Charter

27 Mar 2001

Combating
skills shortages for the Information age is the title of the e-skills
Employers Charter, produced in response to research...

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All in a day’s work

27 Mar 2001

As
if the department didn’t have enough to keep it occupied, HR’s central role as
"the conscience of an organisation"...

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Siemens and its lifelong e-learning relationship

27 Mar 2001

Enter
into an alliance with an e-learning provider as carefully as you would enter
into a marriage. That’s the advice...

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What do you think the workplace of 2010 will look like?

27 Mar 2001

To help companies understand how the workplace is evolving, and so plan for
the future, Cubiks, the specialist HR consultancy...

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Legal Q & A

27 Mar 2001

Q
An employee has asked whether she would be able to work from home. We do not
allow any other...

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Case roundup

27 Mar 2001

This
week’s case roundup
Changes
to attendance allowance unlawful
Bellfield & others v Aviation and Airport Services, unreported,
March 2001,...

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IT skills gap to be filled by unemployed

26 Mar 2001

A new partnership between the Government and business has
been set up to help 5,000 long term unemployed into high...

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Job boards increasingly important for recruitment

26 Mar 2001

Over three quarters of employers are using job boards on the
Internet as part of their recruitment strategy, according to...

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Supermarket chain to create 3,500 new jobs

26 Mar 2001

Supermarket chain Morrisons is to create more than 3,500
jobs over the next two years.
The company is to open...

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UK employees put in £23 billion in unpaid overtime

26 Mar 2001

British workers put in £23 billion a year in unpaid overtime
according to the TUC.
The TUC claims that the...

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More jobs misery at Motorola

26 Mar 2001

Motorola is cutting 4,000 more jobs
on top of the 22,000 staff reductions it has already announced.
The US electronics...

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Unions warn on working time exemptions

23 Mar 2001

Road users could be put at risk unless the Government
reconsiders legislation regulating drivers’ hours, the T&G union has
warned.
 ...

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