Workplace facilities, such as the equipment used and how office space is utilised, can have a big impact on employees' working environment.

A “facilities agreement” is a formal agreement between an employer and a trade union setting out what facilities the employer provides for the union.

Business as usual as continuity plans kick in

8 Jul 2005

Continuity plans meant the terrorist attack had little impact on City business.

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Employers face threat of legal action over use of illegal software.

8 Jul 2005

Increased mobility is making it difficult for employers to track software use on portable IT equipment.

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Transport for London spends £1m a year on drinks for staff

13 Jun 2005

Employees of Transport for London (TfL) are provided with free tea, coffee and mineral water worth more than £1m a year.

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Record staff numbers create supply problems for Transport Police

18 Mar 2005

Recruiting record numbers of staff has highlighted funding shortfall at British Transport Police.

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RBS’ new HQ to have Tesco store

10 Mar 2005

Staff at Royal Bank of Scotland's new headquarters will have their own Tesco store.

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Survey lends weight to calls for smoking ban

12 Nov 2004

More weight has been given to the call to ban smoking in workplaces throughout the UK after a survey found...

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TUC calls for countrywide smoking ban

11 Nov 2004

The TUC wants a smoking ban extended to all wokplaces across the UK.TUC general secretary Brendan Barber welcomed the decision...

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UK companies stress the positive on National Stress Awareness Day

3 Nov 2004

The majority of UK businesses now have strategies in place to deal with stress at work, according to the Institute...

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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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How to live the dream

11 May 2004

Hewlett Packard's e-HR initiative harnessing global HR processes has reaped big rewards, including £28.2m worth of savings.

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The new space age

20 Jan 2004

Pleasant, designed workplaces can bring many benefits, from improved productivity and morale to an enhanced corporate identity.

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