February 2009
People Management;2/26/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p11
This section offers news briefs on personnel management in Great Britain. The National Audit Office (NAO) said that inefficiency in the recruitment process for civil servants resulted to losses amounting to £35 million annually. The government's claimsthat a £7.5 billion contract to build trains would create 12,500 jobs in the country has solicited criticisms. Prime Minister Gordon Brown has requested a review of the Parliament's defined-benefit pension scheme for Members of Parliament (MPs).


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