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Age discrimination

11 Apr 2000

The concept of age discrimination laws is not new; the United States has had
legislation on the subject for some...

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You can’t take contacts with you when you go

11 Apr 2000

Protecting information and staff relies on employers’ careful drafting of
covenants, as recent cases indicate
Three recent cases provide guidance...

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Heads may roll after ‘computer problems’

11 Apr 2000

Last week will be remembered as one of the most dramatic since the October
1987 stock market crash. On Tuesday,...

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Communication is the vital key

11 Apr 2000

Effective communication with staff is vital to the success of change
management, according to former chief executive of the London...

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Campaign for learning

11 Apr 2000

The Government must lead a campaign to improve the quality and recognition
of workplace learning, IPD director-general told the HRD...

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College move for call centre staff

11 Apr 2000

BT is linking up with a further education college to launch a call centre
training facility.
Two per cent of...

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International news: Work experience goes towards qualifications

11 Apr 2000

A bill introduced by French Secretary of State for Vocational Training
Nicole Péry in March is set to establish "validating...

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Unit set up to take action on council’s race problem

11 Apr 2000

The London Borough of Hackney has set up an independent unit to deal with
staff complaints about racism in a...

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Caution over loan proposal

11 Apr 2000

HR professionals have given a cautious welcome to Government proposals aimed
at easing recruitment problems in key areas including nursing...

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Union included in agreement

11 Apr 2000

The International Labour Office has become the first United Nations agency
to recognise a trade union as part of a...

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Benchmarking tool helps firms stay ahead of game

11 Apr 2000

The CBI has launched an HR benchmarking tool it will sell to British
companies to help them catch up with...

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Welcomed delay on Part-Time Work rules

11 Apr 2000

The decision by Stephen Byers to delay the implementation of Part-Time Work
rules should be welcomed without question. A quick...

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Byers extends work deadline

11 Apr 2000

DTI chief Stephen Byers has promised to put back the implementation date for
the Part-Time Work regulations by almost two...

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Policies miss the point

11 Apr 2000

Government policies to get disabled people into work are failing to tackle
the biggest barriers, a disability charity has claimed....

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European hours law dispute is resolved

11 Apr 2000

An agreement has been struck between the European Parliament and the Council
of Ministers over the extension of EU Working...

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