The employability agenda
- 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.
- 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...
- Brown gives firms options. Rowley, David // Employee Benefits;Jul2003, p20
Reports on the changes in the share option schemes implemented by Great Britain Chancellor Gordon Brown. Simplification of the rules permitting employees to exercise their options through cash-less exercises; Implications for employers; Benefits to employees. INSET: If you read nothing else,...
- Brown considers tax credits for training. Hammond, Dominique // People Management;3/22/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p9
Discusses the announcement of Great Britain's Chancellor Gordon Brown on the willingness of the government to provide tax credits for employers who train their employees. Benefits of providing tax credits to employers; Shortage of technicians in Great Britain; Importance of training employees.