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Aviva HR chief calls on firms to develop in-house talent

18 Mar 2009

A private sector HR boss has called on employers to stop wasting time focusing on the ‘war for talent’ and...

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Employers discriminate to avoid cost of maternity leave

16 Mar 2009

The equalities commission has admitted that it is “not surprising” that employers are discriminating against young women to protect themselves...

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South Eastern Electrical fined £50,000 for worker electrocution

13 Mar 2009

An electrical firm has been fined a total of £50,000 after a subcontractor was electrocuted and left unconscious.
South Eastern...

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Majority of staff are concerned about job prospects

13 Mar 2009

Four in five employees lack confidence about the job market as the number of people out of work is predicted...

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Fire Service equality targets will have little effect

13 Mar 2009

New equality targets in the Fire Service will do nothing to boost the number of women or ethnic minorities employed...

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HR directors upbeat about downturn despite redundancies and job freezes

12 Mar 2009

Leading HR directors have insisted they are focusing on the future despite having to make redundancies and implement recruitment freezes.Speaking...

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Fire stations sign up to equality targets to boost diversity

11 Mar 2009

Fire stations have signed up to equality targets for the first time to boost the number of female and ethnic...

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7,000 people die each year from avoidable work-related cancers

10 Mar 2009

A manufacturing body has urged employers to better assess health risks in the workplace after newly-published figures showed that 7,000 people...

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Employers should encourage use of Facebook and Twitter

9 Mar 2009

‘Old-fashioned’ employers are failing to support staff to use new technologies like Twitter or Facebook to communicate with peers, a...

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BBC will pay up to £46,000 per employee for move to Manchester

9 Mar 2009

BBC staff will be offered up to £46,000 each to relocate to a new media hub in Manchester by 2011.A...

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Welsh councils to cut hundreds of jobs in 2009

6 Mar 2009

At least 700 council jobs are expected to be cut in Wales this year, with a further 1,300 gone by...

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KPMG crowned ‘Best Big Company to Work For’ in Sunday Times list

6 Mar 2009

KPMG has been named ‘Best Big Company to Work For’ for a third year in the Sunday Times’ Best Companies...

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Clifford Chance job cuts will include HR roles

6 Mar 2009

HR jobs are to be cut at Clifford Chance after the law firm announced it will make between 105 and...

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Women’s rights group claims unfair impact of recession proves need for quotas

6 Mar 2009

The recession has highlighted the urgent need for a quota system to boost female representation on company boards, a leading women’s campaign group...

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CV clones pose threat to employers as organised criminal target jobseekers

5 Mar 2009

Organised criminals are using cloned career histories to deceive recruiters into hiring them for positions that could enable them to...

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