April 2009
People Management;4/9/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p14
This section offers news briefs related to personnel management in Great Britain. News that the Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform was launching a consultation on discrimination against ginger people sent employment lawyers scrambling for information only to find out it was a hoax. Manufacturing firm Norco used colour to classify the personality traits of its staff. A survey by human resources (HR) consultancy ETS, found that 38 percent of employees are dissatisfied with the appraisal process carried out by their employers.


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