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HR fails whistleblowers due to training shortfall

20 Apr 2001

HR professionals are not being
properly trained to deal with difficult cases where employees report suspected
malpractice among colleagues due...

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Ericsson to cut a tenth of its worldwide workforce

20 Apr 2001

UK jobs in Swedish telecoms firms
Ericsson are under threat after the company announced plans to cut 10,000 jobs
worldwide...

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Clothing dispute sparks strike action

20 Apr 2001

More than
350,000 commuters who depend on South West Trains will be seeing red next month
when guards strike over...

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Flexible working increasing in the US

20 Apr 2001

Flexible
working conditions are on the increase in the USA according to a survey by US-based
Society for Human Resources...

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New police cyber unit to crack down on Internet crime

19 Apr 2001

Employees
who abuse company IT systems could find themselves collared by a specialist
cyber police unit launched last week.
The...

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Zurich Financial cutting jobs to reduce overheads

19 Apr 2001

The Swiss
insurer Zurich Financial services which owns Allied Dunbar and Eagle Star is to
make 170 employees redundant in...

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Hewlett Packard to shed 3,000 jobs

19 Apr 2001

Computer giant Hewlett-Packard is to cut 3,000 jobs due to the
US consumer and commercial downturn.
The firm also warned...

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Occupational health professionals suffering disillusionment

19 Apr 2001

Many occupational health
professionals are disillusioned with the profession, according to a survey by
Personnel Today’s sister magazine Occupational Health....

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NHS HR managers back new health service safety body

19 Apr 2001

HR
managers in the NHS have welcomed the creation of a new agency that will boost
patient safety by introducing...

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BT closes final salary pension scheme to new staff

18 Apr 2001

BT has
closed its final salary pension scheme to new employees but the company has
denied that this is in...

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Teachers to boycott new appraisal system

18 Apr 2001

Teachers
voted to boycott a new government appraisal system yesterday, which could
potentially give them £6,000 pay rises.
Delegates
at...

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New unit to tackle cyber crime launched

18 Apr 2001

Employees
who abuse company IT systems could find themselves collared by a specialist
cyber police unit that is launched today....

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Training plans to combat local authority skill shortages

18 Apr 2001

Local government employees are being urged to study for vocational
qualifications under new plans by the Local Government National Training...

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Managers are working longer hours than ever

18 Apr 2001

Half of UK business managers
claim they are working longer hours, according to a business survey.
The I in Business...

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Learning and Training at Work 2000

18 Apr 2001

The
DfEE has published the results of the Learning and Training at Work 2000
survey. Here are the main findings,...

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