TITLE

NEWS IN 60 SECONDS

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
People Management;2/22/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs related to personnel management in Great Britain and Scotland as of February 2007. The Home Office launched an online toolkit to guide organizations on employing migrant workers. A carbon emissions reporting service for monitoring carbon dioxide was launched by TrainLine Business. A free information technology and business skills training program sponsored by Cisco will be given to unemployed people in Edinburgh.
ACCESSION #
24587022

 

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