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December 2008

- 9 news articles

Desk bound workers must speak up over back problems


People who sit at desks in their job should make sure that they see a doctor as soon as back ache occurs, the British Osteopathic Association (BOA) has said. Kelston Chorley, the head of professional ...

Rude work emails a part of life, expert suggests


Workers should get used to the idea of rude emails, an expert has said. Many people are finding that colleagues will say things electronically that they would never say face to face but it is ...

FSB concerned about rural businesses


The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has voiced concern that rural businesses are likely to be affected more over Christmas by the economic situation. A survey of 500 FSB members found that 60 ...

Interview skills important for jobseekers


People on the hunt for jobs must make sure that their interview skills and CVs are up to scratch, an expert has said. Joe McDermott, the CEO of interview skills training service, ...

Public sector jobs more appealing during economic downturn


Public sector jobs are increasingly in demand, an employment expert has said. The current economic crisis is pushing people away from the private sector, with public jobs offering better pay and more ...

Staff can help in office eco-initiatives


New research has suggested staff should be involved in workplace sustainability initiatives to help companies cut costs.Morgan Lovell's white paper 'Ten Business Reasons to green your office' ...

Office workers told 'keep walking'


Office workers have been advised to prevent back injury they should exercise and move regularly.The British Osteopathic Association has recommended desk-bound workers get up and take a walk."One ...

Half a million jobs available


The work and pensions secretary James Purnell has said there are half a million jobs available, for those prepared to work.The minister announced changes to the benefit system, which will soon demand ...

10m extra for apprentice schemes


The government has announced it is to provide £10 million extra for employers already running apprenticeship schemes.The money will be provided to develop and test ways apprentices could be ...