Economics, government & business

DTI drive for women to help male-dominated IT

29 Jan 2002

The government has announced a package of measures aimed at giving the IT industry a makeover to try and attract more women into the sector and tackle skills shortages. Quentin Reade reports

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DTI unveils plans for raft of equality laws

18 Dec 2001

Employers will have to radically overhaul their anti-discrimination policies
and practices following a far-reaching Government consultation paper released
last week....

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DTI discards proposal to overhaul IIP

11 Dec 2001

The Government has rejected a proposal by the Kingsmill equal pay review to
overhaul the Investors in People kitemark so...

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DTI announces tribunal taskforce make-up

3 Dec 2001

Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewitt has announced the
membership of the Employment Tribunal System Taskforce.
The taskforce will make...

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DTI civil servants to go back to the floor

23 Nov 2001

Times newspaper reports that senior servants at the DTI are to be sent on
business-based work experience as part...

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DTI publishes advice on work-life balance

12 Sep 2001

employers are to receive advice from the Department of Trade and Industry on
the benefits of flexible working and...

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DTI has no plans to name tribunal applicants on the net

6 Aug 2001

minister Alan Johnson has denied that the Government is considering backing
plans to publish the names of people who...

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DTI promotes firms’ work-life policies with share of £10.5m

31 Jul 2001

Nearly 100 private, public and voluntary sector employers are to benefit
from the DTI’s £10.5m Challenge Fund to promote work-life...

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DTI unveils plans to reform employment tribunals

20 Jul 2001

proposals to reform employment tribunals were announced today by DTI minister
Alan Johnson.
proposals are designed to promote...

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Report calls for major changes at the DTI

16 Jul 2001

The Department of Trade and
Industry is out of date and out of touch with the economy, according to a...

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DTI must raise profile of Partnership Fund

10 Jul 2001

By Patrick Burns, policy director,

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Women’s unit and DTI to share equal ops duties

10 Jul 2001

The Government has finally decided to split the responsibility for equal
opportunities between the Cabinet Office’s Women and Equality Unit...

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Hewitt plans dynamic future for DTI

3 Jul 2001

The Department of Trade and Industry announced a fundamental review of its
operations last week to improve its effectiveness for...

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Hewitt launches review of DTI operations

27 Jun 2001

The DTI has today announced a fundamental review of its operations
to improve its effectiveness for business.
Trade and Industry...

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Hewitt is the new head of the DTI

11 Jun 2001

Hewitt has taken over from Stephen Byers as trade and industry secretary in the
Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle over...

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