Employees go untrained in ethics

23 Feb 2005

Companies are failing to train employees in ethical behaviour – despite growing awareness of the need for strict codes of...

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This week’s news in brief

22 Feb 2005

Worker protection callThe government should change the law to give more protection to employees who raise health and safety concerns,...

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UK’s ‘most generous boss’ to give millions to charity

7 Feb 2005

A businessman who sold his successful company and gave millions of pounds to his staff is planning to give away millions to charity

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News in brief

1 Feb 2005

Charities need your help; Stair-climbing Scots; Fat-cat report rejected; No cash for equal pay

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Employers failing to offer payroll-giving schemes

20 Jan 2005

Charities are losing out as the most tax-efficient way to make donations is still being overlooked

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HR teams go all out to help relief effort

11 Jan 2005

Boxing Day's tsunami in South East Asia called aid agencies across the world into action. Daniel Thomas spoke to HR directors at two major charities to find out how they are addressing the challenges

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Human tragedy puts it all in perspective

11 Jan 2005

HR's role in supporting the Asian tsunami relief effort

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Dishonesty widespread in London businesses

20 Dec 2004

Survey reveals substantial admissions that staff are aware of dishonesty at work

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Google is coolest company

22 Nov 2004

Google, the internet search engine, has been named the ‘World’s Coolest Company’ by the Unshrink network of international business leaders....

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Engagement policies boost pre-tax profits at Nationwide

2 Nov 2004

Nationwide’s employee engagement policies played a key role in boosting pre-tax profits by 21 per cent last year, according to...

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14 Sep 2004

week’s letters
Is time running out for the Working Time
employers must be vigilant about the European...

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Employment policies for staff ethics on increase

7 Sep 2004

The use of employment policies on the ethical treatment of staff is on the increase, according to an IRS survey....

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Share and share alike?

24 Aug 2004

With new laws on information and consultation due from next April, employers are still confused about how much sensitive information they should divulge to staff representatives.

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Facing NHS problems head-on

10 Aug 2004

Andrew Foster, HR director at the NHS, talks to Mike Berry about managing vast numbers in the world's third largest workforce

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When is enough, enough?

15 Jun 2004

With customers becoming more abusive towards front-line staff, organisations need to know where to draw the line between what employees should and should not have to put up with.

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