Public sector

Police service’s civilian staff feel undervalued

1 Jul 2003

Half of the police’s civilian workforce do not feel valued, and two-thirds
say stress levels have increased, according to a...

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Too many cooks…

1 Jul 2003

…spoil
the broth, they say, and they are often right. For the elements that combine so
well to produce the...

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Met permits turbans for Muslim police

19 Jun 2003

The
Metropolitan police is set to allow male Muslim officers to wear turbans while
on duty.
The
capital’s force said...

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…in brief

3 Jun 2003

This
week’s news in brief
Benefits
swap
Nearly
half of UK managers would sacrifice benefits, including £1,000 of their salary,...

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Police to invest £5m in testing effects of radio equipment

28 May 2003

The
Home Office has launched a £5m research project to monitor the safety of police
staff using its new digital...

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Schools mentoring programme gets extra funding

28 May 2003

The
Ministry of Defence is investing a further £15.5m in a scheme that uses former
military personnel to act as...

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In brief

27 May 2003

This
week’s news in brief
Junk
e-mail stress
Junk
e-mails are now one of the main causes of stress for...

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In demand and getting younger

20 May 2003

The image of the interim manager is changing. No longer the preserve of the crusty old man, younger, more dynamic HR professionals are moving into the territory with a blend of specialist knowledge and management nous

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Police community drive aims to recruit ethnic officers

19 May 2003

Lancashire
Police is building closer ties with the local community in a bid to encourage
more ethnic minorities to join...

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Police support staff under-valued and over-stressed

19 May 2003

Half
of the support staff employed by the UK Police Service do not feel valued by
and two-thirds say stress...

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Imposed pay deal may breach firefighters’ human rights

9 May 2003

The
deputy prime minister’s plans to impose a pay deal on the UK’s firefighters may
breach human rights laws, according...

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More police join beat through IT schedule project

6 May 2003

The North Wales Police force is hoping to increase the number of officers on
the beat and save at least...

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MoD mobilises more soldiers in the Middle East

1 May 2003

The
Ministry of Defence is mobilising more part-time soldiers for duties in the
Middle East, despite the end of the...

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Police prepare for May Day protests

1 May 2003

The
police are preparing to protect employers in some of Britain’s biggest cities
if they are targeted by anti-capitalist and...

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Uniform recruitment plan for police force

15 Apr 2003

A standard police recruitment policy is being introduced across all forces
in England in Wales to make it easier to...

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