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January 2009

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CV 'lies' could cost MD ?1m


Failure to disclose a medical condition could cost a former managing director (MD) £1 million.Cheltenham County Council is sueing Christine Laird after it claimed she lied about her medical ...

Wrongly sacking women is "unlawful" minister warns


The employment minister Harriet Harman has warned that firms disproportionately firing female workers are acting against the law.Ms Harman told the Times: "There is a major fear about women ...

CIPD says govt should support equal pay reviews


The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has said the government should make public the case for equal pay reviews.The organisation wants businesses to be made more aware of the ...

Equal pay decision could be delayed


The Low Pay Commission has asked for more time to review the National Minimum Wage.A decision to raise the level was to have been made next month, but the government has accepted a request to delay ...

Unemployment nears 2 million


Unemployment has crept nearer to two million, official figures have shown.According to National Statistics, the wave of recent redundancies has pushed the unemployed total to 1.92 million.The figure ...

UK workers reject 'job for life'


UK workers are increasingly rejecting the 'jobs for life' mantra and looking more for a 'career journey', new research has revealed.According to the Career Evolution report for Friends Provident, 60 ...

BERR appoints dragon to race taskforce


The department for Business, Enterprise, and Regulatory Reform (BERR) has appointed entrepreneur James Caan to co-chair its race task force.Well known for his contribution to the popular BBC show ...

Executive jobs will strengthen in 2009


The executive jobs market is expected to improve in a number of industries, a new report has predicted.According to the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), there will be more ...

Management yet to feel the crunch, says research


More than a third of managers said global economic troubles are yet to be felt within their organisation, research by analysts Roffey Park has revealed.The firm's Management Agenda 2009 Report ...

No panic among employers, says REC


The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has said there has been no panic among employers despite the difficult economic times.Tony Hadley, director of external affairs observed that bosses ...

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