NEWS IN BRIEF
- Learning to be different. Manocha, Rima // People Management;4/3/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p13
Presents the views of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development director-general Geoff Armstrong, on learning, training and development in human resources. Factor that differentiates firms from their competitors; Contributions of learning in organizations; Recommended approach which...
- EMPLOYMENT LAW TIMETABLE. // Personnel Today;11/7/2006, p25
The article presents information on different employment laws that will be enacted soon in Great Britain. The Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2004 will be extended on April 6, 2007. The Parts of the Work and Families Act will come into force on April 6, 2007. A ban on...
- Status symbol. // People Management;2/6/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p57
Presents the views of Geoff Armstrong, president of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), on the human resource (HR) profession in Great Britain. Details on the customer-focused philosophy of the CIPD; Challenges faced by the HR profession; Recommendations from Armstrong.
- Time for joined-up thinking, not more employment legislation. // People Management;5/31/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p14
Presents the opinion of Geoff Armstrong, director-general of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, about the things that he would like to see on personnel management from the next government that will be elected in Great Britain. Contribution of people management to productivity;...
- Rewrite the rules to succeed. Bland, Audrey // People Management;1/29/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p61
Deals with the speech given by Geoff Armstrong, director-general of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, during the Alan Cowling memorial lecture at the Hendon Business School of Middlesex University, London, England in December 2000. Information on Cowling; Views on personnel...
- Maryland court upholds statewide smoking ban. // Nation's Restaurant News;3/13/95, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p2
Reports on a Maryland Court of Appeals' ruling that a controversial 1994 regulation banning smoking in workplaces statewide is legal and should go into effect starting March 27, 1995. Details of the case; Restaurant owners' opposition to the regulation.
- Should people have a right to smoke? // Glamour;Dec93, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p156
Discusses anti-smoking policies in the United States. Ban on smoking in public places; Lawsuits against fast-food chains for their failure to ban smoking in their restaurants; Lawsuit filed by cigarette companies against the federal government on the classification of secondhand smoke as...
- Smoking ban temporarily snuffed. // Occupational Hazards;Oct94, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p85
Reports that a ban on smoking in the workplace has been temporarily suspended in Maryland. Reasons for suspension; Possible harmful effects on businesses; Implications of ban.
- News tidbits. Laabs, Jennifer J. // Personnel Journal;May95, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p12
Reports on the implementation of a law in Maryland limiting smoking in the workplace.