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Workaholics win on stress but lose out in health

11 Jan 2000

The UK’s long-hours culture is damaging the physical health of staff, but
extra overtime can improve their mental well-being, research...

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Devolved HR poses racism risk

11 Jan 2000

Devolving HR duties to line managers can lead to institutional racism in
organisations, one of the authors of a study...

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Aspiring graduates give up on slack employers

11 Jan 2000

Graduates will desert companies unless promises made to them in the
recruitment process are met.
Inadequate training and development, poor...

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Firms still not ready for parental leave rights

11 Jan 2000

Nearly two thirds of employers have failed to implement the new parental
leave regulations, according to independent research.
It found...

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Role model partnership back on track

11 Jan 2000

Hyder and Unison are well on the way to salvaging their 10-year partnership
agreement which was heading for the rocks...

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Overtime ban may bring court action

11 Jan 2000

A grey area of strike law is set to be tested in the courts.
London-based train operator Connex is considering...

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Byers delivers eagerly awaited red tape relief

11 Jan 2000

Working time special • European law counters UK drive for looser working
time law
The Government has delivered its promise...

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Comment: Add lobbying to list of desirable HR skills

11 Jan 2000

It is now evident that when the incoming Labour government proudly signed
the Social Chapter in 1997 it had no...

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Euro ruling signals law rewrite

11 Jan 2000

Thousands of employers may be forced to rewrite shift patterns due to the
latest European ruling on working time regulations....

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Time has come to evolve or die

11 Jan 2000

When a Getty Images recruitment advert shunned IPD qualifications last year,
a full-blown HR debate was triggered. Here, Getty’s HR...

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On the move…

11 Jan 2000

• HR consultancy William M Mercer has recruited Sandra Campbell as a
European partner in the HR operations consulting practice....

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Honestly, I’m not at all bitter…

11 Jan 2000

After the longest Christmas and New Year break since the war, coming back to
work this year has caused a...

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Northern Foods in mass works councils set-up

11 Jan 2000

European law has prompted Northern Foods to introduce continental-style
works councils at its 18 subsidiaries.
The Hull-based producer is to...

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Consultancy will cover clients’ tribunal costs

11 Jan 2000

An HR consultancy is offering to cover the cost of employment tribunals
incurred by its clients.
Staffordshire-based Hemmingway has teamed...

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Pay-back time in wage ruling

11 Jan 2000

Employers flouting the minimum wage have paid out £500,000 in back pay to
staff as a result of government action....

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