Employee relations

Housing association faces staff walkout over pay

13 Oct 2004

English Churches Housing, the country’s sixth largest housing association, is threatened with the closure of all its offices, projects and...

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Funeral workers vote to walk out over pay

12 Oct 2004

Burials and cremations across the UK are threatened with disruption after hundreds of funeral workers voted to walk out over...

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Swansea IT strike suspended as workers await overall agreement

11 Oct 2004

Swansea Council and striking IT workers have formally signed a Return to Work agreement.
After a meeting with Acas on...

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P&O workers threaten strike action over pay and conditions

11 Oct 2004

P&O ferry workers are threatening to strike, claiming that new pay and conditions could make them £3,000 a year worse...

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Mineworkers union to fold after 60 years

11 Oct 2004

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is set to fold after 60 years in which it dominated the industrial landscape....

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Court rules against Aslef over expelled BNP train driver

8 Oct 2004

Rail drivers union Aslef will have to pay thousands of pounds to a British National Party member, after an employment...

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Waiting for the green light

5 Oct 2004

For some people, getting to and from work is the most stressful part of their working day. A survey by...

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Just say no to social work

5 Oct 2004

For the sake of your sanity, the proposal that employers should do more to tackle domestic violence ought to be...

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Engagement equals productivity

5 Oct 2004

Employee engagement is a trusted motivational tool, yet only the most high-profile organisations are truly taking it seriously.
If you...

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UK employers confident over consultation

5 Oct 2004

The majority of employers are confident that their existing consultation procedures will comply with the forthcoming Information and Consultation of...

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He’s having a laugh

28 Sep 2004

Andy Moore meets a man charged with keeping call centre staff happy at work

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All change

21 Sep 2004

Planning a relocation has enabled The Scottish Media Group to review its HR strategy.
Making a move seems to be...

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Lyons retires from the TUC den

14 Sep 2004

This week, Roger Lyons retires as TUC president after 38 years as a trade unionist. He tells Personnel Today what the future holds for trade unions and why the trade union movement could soon be stronger than ever

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Trust is the key for retail giant

14 Sep 2004

Tesco has become the country's leading retailer by putting its faith in its people and the unions that represent them. The result? A dynamic workplace that delivers quality service to its customers while at the same time bringing in the revenue.

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A different mindset

14 Sep 2004

Why measurement of performance is key to managing your mobile workers.

While mobile and remote working is increasingly common –...

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