TITLE

SELLING PEOPLE SHORT

AUTHOR(S)
Bignold, Dan
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Caterer & Hotelkeeper;6/23/2005, Vol. 194 Issue 4379, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the challenges being faced by the hospitality industry in dealing with employment agencies and facilities management companies that are in charge of employing permanent and temporary staff into jobs in Great Britain. National minimum wage imposed by the government for lowest-paid workers; Documents that should be presented by agencies as proof of an employee's eligibility to work; Status of the implementation of labour rights in the country; Impact of the changing roles of human resources departments and general managers on the future of the industry.
ACCESSION #
17543445

 

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