TITLE

Contracts for catering and cleaning scrutinized

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Dec2008, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that hospitals in Scotland are going to be banned from contracting out cleaning and catering firms to prevent the spread of deadly superbugs.
ACCESSION #
35391235

 

Related Articles

  • Contracting out: Better government through competition. Murdock, Deroy // National Minority Politics;Sep95, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p27 

    Discusses how cities and states around the United States are experimenting with contracting out as a way of reducing the cost and increasing the efficiency of public services. Benefits to taxpayers of allowing the public sector to compete with federal agencies for the chance to perform public...

  • Firms raise white flag over TUPE.  // Public Finance;6/24/94, p3 

    Focuses on the impact of transfer of undertakings regulations on contracting out services in Great Britain. Court decision on application of transfer of undertaking regulations; Opinion of Business Services Association director-general John Hall.

  • U.K. exploiting loophole. Chernoff, Joel // Pensions & Investments;8/19/1996, Vol. 24 Issue 17, p14 

    Reports that large companies in Great Britain might adopt hybrid pension schemes to take advantage of a cost-cutting loophole in a new government contracting-out rules. Installation of money-purchase feature in companies' existing defined benefit plans; Savings from the pension scheme.

  • Socpo wants clarification on code.  // People Management;8/8/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 16, p9 

    Reports on the reaction of the Society of Personnel Officers to the issuance by the British government of a draft code of practice designed to protect the rights of contracted-out workers in the sector, as of August 2002. Terms under the draft; Statements from a spokesperson for the Great...

  • Calif. contract may go on ballot. Wiley, Walt // Waste News;06/30/97, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p14 

    Presents information on a petition which focused on an election on whether the waste hauling contract should be bided for seven years in Escondido, California. Who circulated the petition; Reasons for the circulation of the petition; Comments from Escondido's assistant city engineer, Pat Thomas.

  • Bush Ends Contract Preferences. Kohn, David // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/22/99, Vol. 243 Issue 21, p22 

    Denounce the order of Florida Governor Jeb Bush to stop using race and gender-based preferences in the awarding of state contracts to 15 state agencies. Comments from Lucia Ross, a spokeswoman for the Republican governor; Views of Bush on race and gender preferences; Information on the current...

  • Unions to sue after TUPE ruling.  // Public Finance;6/10/94, p3 

    Reports that the European Court of Justice has rule that the United Kingdom has failed to implement European Law correctly with its Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) legislation. Contracting out of services by the government.

  • Outsourcing targets.  // Government Executive;Sep98, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p8 

    Reports on government policy of the United States on job outsourcing. Provisions of the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act; Position of employee unions on the act; Coverage of the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76.

  • Competing demands. Broom, Douglas // Public Finance;05/26/95, p8 

    Focuses on the British government's final decision on white-collar competitive tendering in local government. Implementation of finance outsourcing in metropolitan councils and London boroughs; Contracting out of housing and council tax benefits work; Consultation exercise concerning the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics