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EC considers issue of TUPE and cross-border transfers

15 Nov 2006

Rules to protect workers’ employment rights when their company is bought by a foreign business are being reviewed by the...

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Experts fear outbreak of red tape could strangle employment tribunal system

15 Nov 2006

The government has a fight on its hands if it plans to lengthen rather than shorten the route to employment...

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British Transport Police signs £655,000 payroll solution deal with MidlandHR

13 Nov 2006

British Transport Police has signed a contract worth £655,000 for a hosted, flexible, auditable payroll solution from MidlandHR. Using MidlandHR’s...

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British bank squeezes into list of top firms to work for in India

10 Nov 2006

One British-based company and four US-owned organisations appear in a ranking of the top 10 best companies to work for...

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UK carers gain the right to request flexible working

9 Nov 2006

Carers across the UK are set to benefit from the right to request flexible working.
Employment relations minister Jim Fitzpatrick...

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Shorter commute would tempt half UK’s workers to change job

8 Nov 2006

Almost half (49%) the nation’s workforce would ditch their current job for a shorter commute, according to a survey by...

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New employees more likely to jump ship

8 Nov 2006

Employees with less than two years’ service are twice as likely to leave their organisations as those with more than...

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North Sea divers consider fresh pay offer

8 Nov 2006

More than 900 North Sea divers and support staff who have been on strike since 1 November are to consider...

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A third of businesses believe skills gap is their biggest threat

8 Nov 2006

A third of firms feel a shortage of quality staff is the biggest threat to their business, a Lloyds TSB...

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Skills chief urges organisations to pool training cash to avoid falling way behind China and India

8 Nov 2006

Commercial rivalry must be put aside and training bud­gets pooled in the national skills academies if the UK wants to...

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BBC news coverage of state opening of Parliament under threat as production staff vote for 24-hour walkout on 14 November

7 Nov 2006

The state opening of Parliament is unlikely to be screened by the BBC after production staff voted to walkout on...

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Office staff waste too much time on office DIY

7 Nov 2006

British office staff spend more than 32 million hours a year on DIY jobs around their workplace, research reveals.
Everyone...

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Staff in small firms may miss out on pension help

7 Nov 2006

Pension reforms must be made to work for smaller firms that cannot afford HR departments, the government has warned.
James...

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Staff just want to be thanked

6 Nov 2006

More than a third of workers are thanked by their employers less than twice a year, a survey by performance...

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Manufacturing Institute invites scholarship applications for MSc in Manufacturing Leadership

6 Nov 2006

Tomorrow’s manufacturing industry bosses are being given the opportunity to apply for a Masters of Science scholarship in manufacturing leadership....

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