Public sector

The bad seed

5 Mar 2002

Family firms are vulnerable to
the behaviour of wayward members. The fate of the Saudi Bin Ladin Group
provides a...

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Drinking-up time

1 Mar 2002

A problem drinker who has a relapse will probably not be treated as sympathetically at work as someone with a recurrence of, say, hypertension or diabetes. But in the armed services, where retaining trained personnel is vital, every effort is made to help

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Rapid reaction leadership

1 Mar 2002

The hours are long, and time off is often unpredictable. In a year, as many as 120 days could be spent on assignment away from home, and in 2002 that figure will probably rise. The work itself is tough, so the training is geared to produce mentally and physically tough, disciplined and skilled air commandos who can operate in the most chaotic and hostile conditions. DeeDee Doke reports on leadership within one of the US's elite warfighting groups

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Prevention without cure

1 Mar 2002

AIDS affects 40m people worldwide. Not only is it potentially fatal for individuals, it also wields a devastating blow for HR operations. What can companies in high-risk countries do to educate their workforce on ways of catching and passing on the HIV virus? Our global correspondents report

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Police launches fast track to the top to encourage talent

26 Feb 2002

A new police fast-track scheme is set to help identify talent and encourage
younger officers to reach senior positions more...

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Police officers forcibly reject pay deal offer

22 Feb 2002

Figures
just released show police officers rejected a pay deal offered by Home
Secretary David Blunkett by 10 to 1....

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Police officers reject pay deal

22 Feb 2002

David
Blunkett faces a setback to his plans to reform the police force after
rank-and-file officers rejected a Home Office...

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Police mentoring scheme will fast-track high-flyers

18 Feb 2002

Future
leaders of the Police Service are to be identified and mentored through a new
government scheme.
Those
on the...

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Pension rights for civil servants set to cause unrest

5 Feb 2002

The
partners of civil servants and members of parliament are set to gain the same
rights as married couples under...

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In safe hands?

5 Feb 2002

The security of data systems should be a top priority for organisations, in particular HR, writes Keith Rodgers. After all, there is a lot at stake - not least, corporate integrity

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Q and A

1 Feb 2002

Clarke Wetter answer questions on recruitment and retention
Q: With the current emphasis on global recruitment cost cutting, how
important...

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The President’s quiet crisis

1 Feb 2002

George W Bush has won public support for his handling of the war against terror. But as the head of a crisis-ridden organisation, the US government, how does he fare in dealing with fundamental HR issues? By Paul Simpson

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Police reforms are not strong enough

29 Jan 2002

Management
within the police forces has to improve if the Government’s reforms are to
deliver a better service
There
is...

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Police act to boost diversity

29 Jan 2002

The Metropolitan police force is recruiting at Bollywood cinemas and
sponsoring Chinese New Year as part of a drive to...

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Police force lifts maximum age to widen talent pool

22 Jan 2002

Hampshire Police has raised the maximum entry-age for new officers from 44
to 50 in an effort to combat recruitment...

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