White paper to bring `friendlier workplace'
- Reading Margaret Beckett. McCrindle, Robert // Director;Nov97, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p14
Evaluates Margaret Beckett's performance as president of Britain's Board of Trade. Beckett's stand on railway privatizations; Views on merging of companies; Issue on the Bass-Carlsberg deal; Beckett's percieved role in stimulating competition.
- Beefed-up Hampel on the cards. // People Management;11/20/97, Vol. 3 Issue 23, p19
Claims that a stronger sense of corporate governance will help improve Great Britain's competitiveness in the long term, according to Board of Trade President Margaret Beckett. Three pillars of competitiveness, according to Beckett.
- Panels seek more support. // Professional Engineering;11/05/97, Vol. 10 Issue 20, p6
Reports on Foresight program panels' criticisms on the level of support received from British government departments, according to an audit commissioned by Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Margaret Beckett. Projects that have won funding from a Foresight competition for the space sector.
- New laws on horizon. I.F. // Director (00123242);Apr98, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p34
States that Margaret Beckett, president of the Board of Trade, warned companies that laws to enforce good corporate governance will be introduced unless companies improve their act, while speaking at a conference in March 1998. Reference to a White Paper outlining proposals; Information on...
- Beckett gets industry ideas. // Professional Engineering;06/11/97, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p13
Reports that President of Great Britain's Board of Trade Margaret Beckett has launched a summit to improve the competitiveness of the country's business consulting industries.
- Utility regulation under the microscope. // European Power News;May98, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p4
Reports on a Green Paper in Great Britain concerning the regulation of utilities. Changes anticipated in proposals; Comments by Margaret Beckett, president of the Board of Trade.
- Margaret Beckett's third way: Cooperation and partnership. Delamothe, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/1/95, Vol. 311 Issue 6996, p13
Presents an interview with British Labour Party shadow health secretary Margaret Beckett. Difference of Beckett's health policy from the Health 2000 released by predecessor David Blunkett; Alternative to the internal market; Ideology of market forces to improve performance and efficiency.
- Research receives three-year boost. Pullin, John // Professional Engineering;11/04/98, Vol. 11 Issue 20, p14
Provides information regarding allocation of money to engineering research by the British government. Increase in available cash of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council; Priority given to science and engineering by the country according to the Great Britain Department of Trade...
- Speak out on energy. // Process Engineering;Jun2002, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p3
Reports on an energy policy White Paper to be launched by the end of 2002 aimed at setting out the framework for a low-carbon economy for Great Britain. Remarks from Great Britain Environment Secretary Margaret Beckett on the importance of sustainability in determining energy policy.