Economics, government & business

DTI taskforce to link people managements to profits

28 Jan 2003

The DTI has announced the
creation of a taskforce which will provide best practice guidance for
organisations on how they...

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Managers need support not DTI finger pointing

26 Nov 2002

So,
British managers are no better than David Brent.
They
were compared to The Office’s bungling star by Trade and...

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DTI opens 12-week consultation on working time directive

1 Nov 2002

The
DTI has taken the first steps to extend the Working Time Directive to more than
770,000 employees in previously...

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DTI puts employment tribunal forms online

31 Oct 2002

Staff
can now make an application to an employment tribunal online after the DTI
placed the IT1 forms on the...

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DTI calls in US guru to solve productivity gap

22 Oct 2002

The
HR profession has welcomed the DTI’s decision to employ US management guru
Michael Porter to carry out a study...

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DTI blamed for the UK’s poor productivity

22 Oct 2002

The blame for the UK's failure to keep up with its economic rivals in terms of productivity has been laid squarely at the doors of the DTI

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DTI study seeks to sharpen UK management practice

16 Oct 2002

Secretary
of Trade and Industry Patricia Hewitt has announced a major study into the
effect poor management performance has on...

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DTI time warp will only undo the web’s recruitment gains

15 Oct 2002

Apparently it is still 1973 at the DTI.
That year’s Employment Agencies Act defines an agency as "providing
services, (whether...

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More people working long hours, says DTI

30 Aug 2002

An
increasing number of employees are working more than 60 hours a week, according
to a DTI survey.
One
in...

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DTI launches Employment Relations Act consultation

16 Jul 2002

The Government launched consultation documents on the EU Information and
Consultation Directive and Employment Relations Act last week.
The DTI’s...

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Help DTI to lobby Europe over temps directive

9 Jul 2002

Employers have been urged to take part in a consultation on the EC Agency
Workers Directive which could entitle temporary...

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DTI launches shared resource scheme

24 Jun 2002

The
DTI has launched a new initiative to allow large and small firms to benefit
from each other’s resources.
The...

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DTI reveals new paper on Young Workers Directive

18 Jun 2002

Following
an initial consultation period last year, the DTI has issued a further
consultation paper on the new laws required...

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DTI publishes official bank and public holiday list

27 May 2002

The DTI has published a list of all bank
and public holidays until 2005 to help employers and HR departments...

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DTI provides gateway to world for UK businesses

17 May 2002

Science
minister Lord Sainsbury has launched the DTI’s new website, with the aim of
keeping UK businesses informed about the...

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