Time to tackle the challenge: Patricia Hewitt

October 2004
Personnel Today;10/26/2004, p63
Trade Publication
The article presents views of Patricia Hewitt, British Secretary of state for trade and Industry, on how employers should manage demographic change over the next decade. She said that there is no doubt that the make-up of Great Britain's workforce has changed massively in the last 20 years. The best businesses already recognize that success depends on recruiting from the widest possible talent pool and on appealing to the widest possible customer base. Winning the war for talent and ideas at a time of full employment means that more employers are highlighting their positive approach to diversity in order to recruit the best people from all backgrounds.


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