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Casual staff rights

11 Jan 2000

Casual staff are not entitled to a written statement of terms and conditions
of employment after a House of Lords...

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High regard for Investors in People

11 Jan 2000

• More than half of HR departments audit their performance against internal
or external criteria, research by the Industrial Society...

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Construction looks to build up the workforce

11 Jan 2000

• The construction industry needs 367,000 new recruits over the next five
years, a report by the Construction Industry Training...

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Qualifications find the perfect match

11 Jan 2000

Formal links between NVQs and vendor qualifications could ease skills
shortages in the computing sector, as a scheme launched this...

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Oil firm’s deal opens pipeline for outsourcing

11 Jan 2000

BP Amoco has signed a massive deal to contract out its HR services. John
Robinson looks at how the move...

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Sick note returns to public sector

11 Jan 2000

Recent absence statistics do not bode well for local authorities. Despite
aiming to lower sickness levels, the figures show the...

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Block on mental health

11 Jan 2000

Employers will no longer be able to rule out job candidates with a history
of mental health problems, following a...

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News roundup

4 Jan 2000

This month’s news roundup.
Byers voices concern at training past
The UK’s history of supporting training is not something to...

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Prepare for the end of the economic world as we know it

4 Jan 2000

Our economy is on a cusp more unsettling than anything since the Industrial
Revolution. Will Hutton, former editor-in-chief of The...

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Learning for life: musculoskeletal injury

1 Jan 2000

Life Long Learning and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) are the
processes by which professional people, such as nurses, develop and...

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Resource Guide: Stress

1 Jan 2000

The ‘disease of the 1990s’, stress, is the focus of Occupational Health’s
first resource guide – a regular feature which...

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Industry waits at the school gates

1 Jan 2000

Elaine Essery looks at renewed efforts by business and education to reach a
consensus on closing the skills gap and...

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Recipe for health

1 Jan 2000

A paper describing a project to tackle musculoskeletal injury in a large bakery made Joe Patton, nursing adviser with Rank Hovis McDougall, a highly commended runner-up in this year's Roche Diagnostics Occupational Health Award

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HSE asked to widen view on national OH strategy

1 Jan 2000

"Broaden your vision" is the message the profession has given the
HSE following the publication of its discussion document on...

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Looking to the future

1 Jan 2000

Since the introduction of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, fatal
injury rates for employees have fallen...

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