Mabon's Day: The Rise and Fall of a Libâ€“Lab Holiday in the South Wales Coalfield, 1888â€“1898
- Have a rantâ€¦ Bank holiday blues. // Personnel Today;6/19/2007, p14
The article comments on the recently proposed bank holiday named as the Britain Day. It is stated that Great Britain is already bad at bank holidays, with eight per year, half as many as Italy and way below the European Union average. Britain is the second bottom in the European bank holiday...
- Two Tales about Crisis and Corruption at the Central Labour College. McIlroy, John // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Apr2007, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p69
The labour college movement was a significant feature of the landscapes of British labour in the early years of the last century. Its residential academy, the Central Labour College, attempted to popularise Marxist theory, educate trade union cadres in the philosophy of class struggle and...
- British Labour History Publications: 2005. Adeeb, Yasmin; Boud, Fathi // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Dec2006, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p269
This article presents the Annual Bibliography of British labor history publications for 2005. "The Albion" and the "Working Class Movement Library Bulletin" are no longer on the list. But the "Bulletin of the History of Medicine," the "European Journal of Cultural Studies," and the "History of...
- Can you bank on an extra holiday? // Works Management;Oct2001, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p15
Reports the issue of holidays on public or Bank Holidays employers in Great Britain. Contract of employment to Campbell and Smith Construction group to winter holidays; Failure of the employers to receive the amount lead to Employment Tribunal; Contractual status of Bank Holidays.
- For Everything Else, There's…. Poovey, Mary // Social Research;Summer2001, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p397
The article presents the logic behind the commodification in the modern social imaginary epitomized by finance capital system such as in the promotion of a credit card. It is a logic that puts an exchange value and a market price to every thing and every experience. The said logic feeds on the...
- Who'd have thought it? Zakaria, Fareed // Bulletin with Newsweek;05/13/97, Vol. 116 Issue 6071, p57
Looks at the history of the British economy. Results from a Reuters survey; The British economic miracle as traced back to Margaret Thatcher; How Tony Blair of the Labour party won the 1997 election; Germany as widely admired in Europe as the model of a social market economy.
- More holidays wouldn't break the bank, says TUC. // Works Management;Sep2001, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p8
Reports the call of the TUC organization to give extra public holidays every year in Great Britain. Number of bank holidays per year; Comparison of banking holidays in other European countries; Exclusion of the public holidays from the annual leave entitlement in the Working Time Directive.
- FAST FORWARD. // People Management;May2012, p10
The article presents a calendar of events related to employment or personnel management for March 2012 which includes a bank holiday in Great Britain, a protest march by the British Police Federation, and World No Smoking Day.
- THE BRITISH 'PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEM' IN THE 1960s. Tomlinson, Jim // Past & Present;May2002, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p188
Investigates the productivity problem in the history of Great Britain. Concern of the government in improving the performance of the national economy; Impact of political processes on productivity; Focus of productivity debates on labor productivity.