April 2010
People Management;4/8/2010, p10
This section offers news briefs related to people management. The British government renews the license of the Financial Services Skills Council (FSSC). Irish airline Aet Lingus cabin crew votes 92 percent in favor of the company's cost cutting plan. Graduate Talent Pool web site claims that a third of 6,000 Backing Young Britain interns are unpaid.


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