April 2011
People Management;Apr2011, p42
The article presents statistics on the effects of the British government's public spending cuts on the work priorities of human resources (HR) departments in the public and private sectors, including figures on organizational priorities such as cost management and international expansion, the percentage of local authorities that are experiencing recruitment and retention problems, and plans regarding training budgets.


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