Economics, government & business

How will the Budget affect HR?

30 Mar 2004

Alex Blyth looks at the HR implications of the chancellor's Budget decisions for employers and staff

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Forward thinking

1 Mar 2004

In 2003, British trade unions made their voices heard on a number of different issues. Trades Union Congress general secretary Brendan Barber outlines the 2004 agenda

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Unions push DTI into probing job exports

10 Feb 2004

The
DTI has launched a major investigation into the offshoring of British work
after trade union pressure and the exodus...

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Your move

1 Feb 2004

Relocating a workplace opens a whole can of worms in terms of employee rights to redundancy and extra payments. Consider...

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Mind the gap

1 Feb 2004

In the second part of our series on skills needs and forecasts, Alison Thomas looks at how employers are dealing with the mismatch between the output of the education system, efforts in vocational training and the skills and knowledge they require from their staff

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DTI announces common dates for introducing employment laws

15 Jan 2004

The
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has published the first annual statement
on changes to domestic employment law, including...

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The year of the self-employed

6 Jan 2004

Is the workplace revolution and the rise of the temp at last about to take place after the lost years of the 1990s?

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DTI welcomes report on making the most of people assets

3 Nov 2003

Trade
and industry secretary Patricia Hewitt has welcomed a new report which explains
how companies can make the most of...

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Legal Q & A Teleworking – new DTI guidance

21 Oct 2003

By Kaye Maguire, solicitor in people services at KLegal
More than 2 million employees in the UK currently use IT...

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DTI bullish about UK aerospace investment

15 Oct 2003

The
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) claims its £17.3m investment in a civil
aerospace research programme as ‘crucial to...

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DTI urges leading firms to take positive action

14 Oct 2003

Trade and industry secretary Patricia Hewitt has written to 500 of the UK’s
top companies to urge them to benchmark...

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DTI sees HR as vital to high productivity

30 Sep 2003

HR has been identified by the DTI as having a central role to play in
improving the UK’s competitiveness in...

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DTI puts HR at heart of productivity strategy

30 Sep 2003

For the first time, the DTI has spelled out exactly what it believes UK employers need to do to make the UK more competitive

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DTI defines priorities to boost UK productivity

22 Sep 2003

The
DTI will try and forge closer links with ‘key economic figures’ as part of its
new strategy for raising...

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DTI posts flexible working request forms on website

25 Jul 2003

The DTI has developed forms
which employees and employers may use when either making, granting or refusing
requests for flexible...

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