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No opportunity knocks for two-thirds of staff

18 May 2005

Nearly two-thirds of employees are not being given the opportunity to live up to their potential in the workplace, according to a study.

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Inflation pressure eases on labour market

18 May 2005

New government statistics show slower growth in employment and average earnings, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

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Immigration limits must meet employers’ needs

18 May 2005

Any efforts to limit immigration must meet the needs of employers who rely on migrant labour to plug skills gaps, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

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Ten ways to improve employment prospects for ethnic minority people

13 May 2005

A new report has outlined ten ways to increase ethnic minority people's employment prospects.

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Widow wins £178,000 in compensation for asbestos damage

6 May 2005

The widow of a worker who died after exposure to asbestos at Buckingham Palace has been awarded £177,901 in damages.

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Education strategy will suffer following job cuts at DfES

5 May 2005

The government's five-year education strategy for children and learners risks failure because of plans to cut a third of staff in the Department for Education and Skills (DfES), the PCS union has warned.

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New e-mail address for MG Rover jobs hotline

4 May 2005

Jobcentre Plus has a new e-mail address for employers wanting to post vacancies suitable for ex-MG Rover and supply chain...

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Women at work most affected by election

4 May 2005

A TUC report has rubbished claims that there is little difference between the main political parties by highlighting the positive benefits for women if the Labour Party were to win the general election.

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Viagra jokes could cause headaches

4 May 2005

Organisations need to tackle ageist cultures now, or face stiffer penalties when age discrimination legislation is introduced in 2006, legal...

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Parties’ plans for industry all promise less red tape

4 May 2005

With the general election campaign in the home straight, the three main political parties have made their bids for the...

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RMT members at Initial City Link to stage 24-hour strike

3 May 2005

Members of the RMT union at parcels carrier Initial City Link are to stage a 24-hour walkout from midnight tonight.

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Low paid workers value the minimum wage

29 Apr 2005

Ninety-five per cent of low paid workers say a national minimum wage is very important to them and their families

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Career development comes second to social plans for UK workers

28 Apr 2005

UK workers are more interested in planning their next night out than thinking about their careers, according to research.

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Personnel Today readers’ vote is split

26 Apr 2005

Personnel Today readers are abandoning Labour, with their votes now divided between the two main parties, we can reveal.A survey...

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IT jobs market dips in Q1 despite 79% growth over two years

25 Apr 2005

The IT jobs market has increased in size by 79% since January 2004, according to IT recruitment website CWJobs.co.uk.

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