January 2009
People Management;1/1/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p14
The article presents updates on human resources (HR) in Great Britain. It says that a Midlands, England police force has launched a recruitment campaign in Australia to attempt to lure expat officers to return to this country. It notes that Kent County Council in England is to give staff access to a virtual gym allowing them to work out from home with the help of exercise demonstrations on the Internet. It adds that Great Britain has become home to two economies, with the public and private sectors experiencing completely different recessions.


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