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Secretarial News

June 2008

- 9 news articles

IT can help workers fight climate change


IT products can help workers fight climate change by enabling new 'smart' product designs, research has suggested.By transforming the way technology is used in the workplace it could reduce man-made ...

Unemployment could reach 8% by 2010


The unemployment rate could reach eight per cent by 2010, according to new research.A study by consultancy, Capital Economics, has claimed 44,000 jobs could be lost because of the global credit ...

Councils pilot total rewards scheme


Three local councils will trial new total rewards statements, which hope to give workers a view of their workplace benefits, Personnel Today has reported.The scheme will see Buckinghamshire, ...

Top employers reach employment prize shortlist


UK employers who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to get people back into work have been short-listed for the first annual Local Employment Partnerships (LEP) Awards.Finalists include ...

Purnell: Benefits should be a work 'contract'


The secretary of state for work and pensions, James Purnell has said signing up for benefits should be like signing a work contract.He explained that under new conditions claimants will attend ...

UK firms add 646bn 'value'


The biggest UK companies added £646 billion in 'value' and topped a European-wide value added scoreboard.The Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) has claimed the top 185 UK ...

Mobile working, is not working


Mobile working is not working as employees are preferring to stay in the office, a new study has foundMicrosoft commissioned a survey of UK office workers and discovered ten per cent less firms were ...

Workers stay on 'because of friends'


Workers stay in their jobs because of friendships they establish at work, new research has revealed.The City and Guilds Happiness Index has assessed the forces driving the UK's workforce and ...

Filing goes online


Most businesses now complete their annual filing returns online, HM Revenue and Customs has revealed.Its director, Mike Shipp has said more than 80 per cent of employers now send their returns in via ...