January 2009
People Management;1/15/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p10
This section offers news briefs personnel management in Great Britain. According to Trades Union Congress, a sense of job insecurity has led to record numbers of British staff working unpaid overtime. Marks and Spencer will cut 1,200 jobs and other high-street retailers have published losses over the Christmas period. The government has announced that 4,875 businesses have registered as sponsors for migrant workers under the new points-based system.


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