Public sector

Employers urged to plan for war against Iraq

8 Nov 2002

UK
employers must be prepared to have staff who are members of the Territorial
Army and reserve armed forces called...

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Victory disease

5 Nov 2002

'You can never have too much of a good thing' is often quoted, but from Churchill to Nixon it has, alas, never been true. And nowhere is this more evident than in business, where success actually breeds failure. Paul Simpson outlines six classic symptoms of this growing epidemic

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T&G secures pay increase for police support staff

1 Nov 2002

Police
support staff have won an increased pay offer after intervention by the
Transport and General Workers’ Union.
The
Police...

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Sickness rate soars among NI police

1 Nov 2002

Northern Ireland’s police service has seen sickness absence soar in the wake
of a surge in sectarian violence that has...

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Workplace issues

1 Nov 2002

A monthly review of the latest business data by Sara Costello

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Q & A

1 Nov 2002

Cendant Mobility answers questions on intercultural training
How are companies using intercultural training?
When companies began providing intercultural training to...

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Curtain up on HR

1 Nov 2002

After a period in the wilderness following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia is beginning to take HR seriously. Ben Hooson reports

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The hard sell

29 Oct 2002

HR is failing to get the message of its crucial role over to the board. We asked three advertising agencies how they would tackle the issue. By Philip Boucher and Liz Simpson

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Video gets police fit for purpose

29 Oct 2002

The police officer responsible for HR at the Metropolitan police service has
re-taken the force’s fitness test to promote a...

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Army reservists could be called up next week

23 Oct 2002

Britain
could begin to call up army reservists for military action against Iraq within
the next 10 days, according to...

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Helping train police in race relations

7 Oct 2002

A
new e-learning programme designed to help police personnel deal with community
and race relations has been launched.
Called
Working...

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Blunkett raises target for police recruitment

3 Oct 2002

The
police force is launching a massive recruitment drive to met a new target of
132,500 officers by 2004.
Home...

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Community police go on patrol

1 Oct 2002

The first 50 community support officers have started patrolling London as
part of the Home Secretary’s drive to give the...

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The hard sell

1 Oct 2002

HR often feels under-valued as a profession, so how can it successfully be sold to the board? Compiled and written by Scott Beagrie, Philip Boucher, Liz Simpson and Ed Peters

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Police had approved sick sergeant’s linesman duty

24 Sep 2002

A policeman has hit the headlines after officiating as a linesman at top
Premiership football matches while signed off work...

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