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EMPLOYEE RELATIONS: BT’s call centre deal will end strike

18 Jan 2000

BT and the Communication Workers Union have reached an agreement over
working practices in call centres, which the two hope...

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Jobs increase forecast for first quarter

18 Jan 2000

• Employers expect a modest growth in jobs in the first quarter of 2000, a
survey by staffing company Manpower...

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Byers in keynote role

18 Jan 2000

• Stephen Byers, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, will be the
keynote speaker at a major London conference...

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Why HR will stand for Human Relationships

18 Jan 2000

Like most of us I soaked up much of the analysis carried in journals about
the achievements at the end...

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Wise up to the Web

18 Jan 2000

From share trading to shopping, e-commerce is sure to have a massive impact on life in the 21st century, allowing...

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Leap into cyberspace

18 Jan 2000

With the fear of getting left behind by technology hanging over businesses, many feel they are stuck between a rock...

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TUC dome-trippers an added attraction

18 Jan 2000

• News that the TUC is in discussion with the Dome organisers to rent the
much-maligned exhibition for the International...

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Points of View

18 Jan 2000

Risk-taking, creativity and humour – just a few of the criterion RADs judges
looked for among this year’s 700 entries...

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Closing the Net

18 Jan 2000

Your services can now be accessed by customers around the world. But make sure you stay one step ahead of...

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Race Discrimination

18 Jan 2000

False’ advice reveals race risks
The Government has conceded that recent laws on employing foreign nationals
can be used as...

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Positive steps to protect pregnant staff members

18 Jan 2000

Expectant mothers could claim sex discrimination if companies do not meet
their health and safety needs
Most employers appreciate they...

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Dismissal

18 Jan 2000

With the rise of the compensatory limit from £12,000 to £50,000 for
dismissals on or after 25 October 1999, potential...

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Establishing the proper selection pool

18 Jan 2000

Taylor v Commissioners of Inland Revenue IDS Brief 649, EAT
• Taylor was a valuation executive and whilst on maternity...

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Sniping at the IPD helps no one

18 Jan 2000

• Paul Kearns’ column (7 December), although provocative in tone, lacks
substance. His claim that the IPD has only recently...

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Help to hold on to trained staff

18 Jan 2000

David Blunkett has launched a training scheme aimed at countering employers’
fears that newly-skilled staff will be poached.
The Secretary...

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