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- Code of Practice urged for DoT inspections. // Accountancy;Sep78, Vol. 89 Issue 1021, p6
Focuses on the code of practice for company inspections by the Department of Trade in Great Britain. Basis of criminal and civil proceedings; Reimbursement of expenses incurred by witness; Factors contributing to prejudice.
- Changing the rules. McMullen, John // People Management;07/29/99, Vol. 5 Issue 15, p21
Examines the intentions of Great Britain Department of Trade and Industry's to amend the rules concerning information and consultation on redundancies and transfers. Overview of the agency's 1998 consultation paper; Background of the case between the European Commission and Great Britain;...
- Westminster update. Keenan, Denis // Accountancy;Jun2001, Vol. 127 Issue 1294, p86
Reports business related developments in London, England as of June 2001. Application of lenient treatment to organizations with information on cartel cases; Publication of consultation document Removing the 20-Partner Limit by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI); Introduction of...
- Shareholders to have say over director's pay. // Credit Management;Dec2001, p12
Reports the announcement of Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewitt for shareholders to be given the right to an annual vote on directors pay in Great Britain. Linkage between pay and performance in the boardroom; Objectives of the legislation; Retention of best executives.
- Modern markets and confident consumers. Meears-White, Tristan // Credit Control;1999, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p11
Reports on Great Britain Trade and Industry's publication of a consumer protection white paper whose aim is to provide a focus for government efforts to place itself firmly on the side of the consumer. Stated aims of the white paper; Government's description of consumer law; Pledges to...
- New initiatives help companies to think internationally. // Credit Control;1999, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p32
Reports that the British government has given additional support to the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) International Technology Service to urged companies to become globally competitive. What the service offers; Web site of DTI.
- Reports to expose 'fat cats' // People Management;3/22/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p17
Reports that Great Britain's Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has ordered companies to publish details of pay packages for directors, along with a performance graph, in their annual reports. Reason behind the move of DTI; Disadvantages of rewarding directors with poor performance.
- Vauxhall blunder prompts review of consultation law. Hammond, Dominique // People Management;1/29/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p6
Deals with the plan of Great Britain's Department of Trade and Industry to review laws on collective redundancies and consultation with employees in 2001. Reason for the move; Overview of the law on employee redundancies and consultation; Views of Stephen Byers, secretary of state for trade and...
- Closing the Design programme will be counter-productive. // Electronics Weekly;1/16/2002, Issue 2035, p20
Editorial. Comments on the decision of the Great Britain Department of Trade and Industry to extend its Electronics Design program until the end of 2002. Significance of the Electronics Design program to the electronic design marketplace; Views of the government on the economic importance of...