…in brief

first_img…in briefOn 3 Jul 2001 in Personnel Today This week’s news in briefAsylum care rapped The Government’s strategy for dealing with the dispersal of refugees hasbeen criticised in a report published by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust.It says that asylum seekers are being deprived of legal representation and accessto adequate housing, health and education facilities because the Government hasfailed to properly resource its strategy of dispersing asylum seekers beyondLondon to regional centres. www.refugeecouncil.org.ukAbsence tally plans The Health and Safety Executive has published its plans for assessingwork-related ill health, injuries and lost working days against theGovernment’s targets over www.hse.gov.ukTips to help recruit IT HR directors in IT have helped draw up 12 tips to successful recruitment ina sector which is facing a dire shortage of skilled workers. Karen Geary, HRdirector at The Sage Group, advised IT employers to part on good terms withemployees leaving the company as they may need their skills again in thefuture.www.e-skillsnto.org.uk/recruitmentNokia axes jobs Finnish telecoms giant Nokia is planning to cut up to 1,000 jobs in itsnetwork business. The move, which could involve some of the division’s 1,200employees in the UK, comes after the company issued a profit warning two weeksago.  www.nokia.comNazi case settled A City broking firm has settled out of court with a former Jewish employeewho was asked to wear a Second World War Nazi army uniform given to him by hiscolleagues as a forfeit for being late. The terms of the settlement betweenTullett & Tokyo Liberty Plc, which denied racial discrimination and LaurentWeinberger, have not been revealed. Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more