May 2007
People Management;5/17/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p14
A timeline of significant events related to people management in Great Britain from 1997 to 2007. In 1997, Prime Minister Tony Blair wins general election with a landslide majority of 179. In 1998, the Human Rights Act becomes law, paving the way for more anti-discrimination legislation. In 2000, new city academies announced in a bid to improve inner-city schools.


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