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Government urges employers to take lead on worker health

26 Oct 2005

Government departments work together to promote employer role in health of the nation.

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Retirement reality check needed

26 Oct 2005

UK managers in denial over pensions reality.

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Refugees to fill skills shortages in the capital

26 Oct 2005

The government is urging London's employers to fill skills gaps using refugee talent.

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Fattism rife in business

25 Oct 2005

Obese people are discriminated against when applying for jobs, are passed over for promotion, and are more likely to be made redundant – all purely on the basis of their weight.

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Sport England warns of big future for office-bound staff

25 Oct 2005

The prevalence of e-mail use in the UK is creating a generation of overweight and unfit office workers, Sport England has warned.

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Tesco chief on hunt for ‘thousands of leaders’

26 Oct 2004

Successful companies have thousands of leaders, according to Terry Leahy, the chief executive of supermarket chain Tesco.Speaking at the Leaders...

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£9m pay deal for former boss of HR software firm

26 Oct 2004

The former chief executive of PeopleSoft has received a severance package of more than US$16m (£9m), following his ousting earlier...

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Wanted: hands-on religious type

19 Oct 2004

For the first time in almost 1,300 years the job of the Archbishop of York has been advertised to the...

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International news in brief

19 Oct 2004

UK nears top of European part-time employment list
The UK’s strong employment performance, particularly in the availability of part-time jobs,...

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Olympian task for HR pay technology

19 Oct 2004

The London 2012 Olympic bid team has signed a deal with technology firm Northgate HR for the supply of payroll...

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Most staff proud of job

19 Oct 2004

Most employees are proud of their jobs, according to research by communications consultancy CHA. Its poll of more than 1,000...

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Training news

19 Oct 2004

The ALI (Adult Learning Inspectorate) will begin an inspection of Ministry of Defence training this month.

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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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Police race schemes not meeting legal standards

7 Sep 2004

Nine in 10 police forces’ race equality schemes fail to meet the minimum legal standards, according to the interim findings...

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Employers signal good year ahead for training budgets

7 Sep 2004

Employers are confident of increasing their spending on learning and development over the coming year, according to a survey by...

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