September 2009
People Management;9/10/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 19, p7
This section offers news briefs related to human resource management in Great Britain as of September 10, 2009. Consultancy firm McKinsey & Company reported that the National Health Service needed to reduce its workforce by 10 percent, at about 137,000 jobs, to save 20 billion British pounds. An online poll launched by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development revealed that employers preferred transferable skills than traditional ones. A survey conducted by ETS indicated that employee engagement was beneficial to company performance.


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