March 2008
People Management;3/6/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p11
This section offers news briefs on personnel management in Great Britain as of March 2008. The completion of a boxing course by managers reportedly improved performance and workplace health at the Welsh facilities company Smoke Control Services. Vodafone plans to increase its apprenticeship positions by 25%. Research supported by Investors in People found that an integrated range of human resources (HR) practices generates higher profits per employee.


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