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Brussels summit promotes skills of female leaders

8 Nov 2000

A three-day international summit focusing on women in leadership is taking place in Brussels this week which looks at how...

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CBI conference – Skilled managers key to boosting productivity

7 Nov 2000

The Chancellor Gordon Brown has claimed good management practices will be central to his goals of sustained economic growth and...

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Intellectual investments

7 Nov 2000

Human capital represents a major part of a company’s value – but how can it be measured? Mobile phone giant...

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Demand for staff slows

7 Nov 2000

Demand for permanent and temporary staff is still rising but at a slower rate as the growth in the economy...

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Managers reluctant over home working

7 Nov 2000

Most British workers would prefer to work from home but four out of ten managers are unhappy to release their...

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CBI conference – employers warn red tape costing billions

7 Nov 2000

The CBI this week threw down the gauntlet to the Government over employment red tape in the run-up to next...

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Don’t be hit by the data protection time bomb

7 Nov 2000

Failure to register under the Data Protection Act and adopt a data protection policy can land a firm in troubleAlthough...

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Discrimination Act ruled to include sexual orientation

7 Nov 2000

In a ground-breaking decision, the Scottish EAT in MacDonald v Ministry of Defence (2000) has ruled that the Sex Discrimination...

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Don’t be hit by the data protection time bomb

7 Nov 2000

Failure to register under the Data Protection Act and adopt a data protection policy can land a firm in trouble....

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Garden leave

7 Nov 2000

The power to put a senior executive or a highly skilled employee on garden leave is often exercised by employers...

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Discrimination Act ruled to include sexual orientation

7 Nov 2000

Landmark Scottish case supports right of homosexuals to complain of unfavourable treatment by employers. In a ground-breaking decision, the Scottish...

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CBI conference – Prodi pledges end to EU bureaucracy

6 Nov 2000

EC president Romano Prodi has promised to cut bureaucracy to make European laws more accessible.Prodi told delegates at the CBI...

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CBI conference – BBC to beef up news on industrial relations

6 Nov 2000

Director general of the BBC Greg Dyke has pledged to move industrial relations reporting up the BBC news agenda. Speaking...

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Safeway stockpiles fuel to ensure key staff can work

6 Nov 2000

An emergency scheme spearheaded by supermarket giant Safeway’s HR department will allow key employees to continue working in the event...

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Report welcomes new corporate killing offence

6 Nov 2000

Figures published by the Health and Safety Executive show that two manslaughter prosecutions, brought before the Crown Prosecution Service last...

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