The employability agenda
- The plot to kill off Labour. Wilby, Peter // New Statesman;6/15/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4953, p14
In this article the author comments on issues in the news current in Great Britain in mid-June 2009. A number of topics are addressed including the resignation of James Purnell from the cabinet of British prime minister Gordon Brown, the results of the election for members of the European...
- Chancellor seeks help for long-term jobless. Pitcher, Greg // Personnel Today;3/13/2007, p6
The article reports that Chancellor of the British Exchequer Gordon Brown recently met with employers to enlist their support for welfare reforms meant for employees and employers. The chancellor lent his full support behind a radical review of the welfare system carried out by investment banker...
- Untying Brown's plans. Hodge, Neil; Whettingsteel, Heidi // Director;Feb2000, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p15
Looks at the plan of Chancellor Gordon Brown to increase workers' involvement in companies by increasing employee share-ownership plans in Great Britain. Business groups that opposed the plan; Benefits of the plan for employers; Procedures of the plan.
- Staff in small firms may miss out on pension help. Ann Hughes, Emma // Personnel Today;11/7/2006, p10
The article reports that speaking at a pensions conference in London, England, James Purnell, minister for pensions reform said that pension reforms must be made to work for smaller firms that cannot afford human resource (HR) departments. He said that while human resource HR and trade unions...
- Business costs and pay claims will increase in Budget's wake. // Personnel Today;4/30/2002, p11
Reports the implications of the budget plans by Chancellor Gordon Brown in Great Britain. Increase in the business operating costs; Promotion of staff training for skill development; Improvement on productivity.
- MOST READ NEWS. // Computer Weekly;4/14/2009, p20
A list of the most visited news stories on ComputerWeekly.com including a story on the web traffic tax proposed by British prime minister Gordon Brown, another story on 1,500 job cuts by Sun Microsystems, and one another news story on news podcasts, is presented.
- New Labour isn't working. Disney, Helen // Public Finance;2/20/2009, p4
The author reflects on the appointment of David Freud as adviser of Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell in Great Britain. She stresses that Freud has a greater chance of becoming a minister of the Tory politicians will be elected in the government. According to the author, Freud is...
- DCMS Green Paper could see global creative forum in London. Pacey, Emily // Design Week;11/1/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 44, p3
The article focuses on the delay in the British Department for Culture, Media & Sports' publication of the Creative Economy Programme Green Paper following British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's appointment of James Purnell as the new Culture Secretary. Since 2005, the agency has been consulting...
- Make skills a top priority, Brown urged. Clark, Lindsay // Computer Weekly;7/3/2007, p5
The article reports on the advocate of the information technology (IT) profession to Prime Minister Gordon Brown to introduce incentives to encourage employers and IT professionals to invest in training a skilled IT workforce in Great Britain. According to Nick Kallisperas, director for delivery...