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… in brief

… in brief

first_img… in briefOn 22 Jun 2004 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. This week’s news in briefFraud reduced by Act The Act that protects whistleblowers is preventing frauds worth £2.5m a yearin Government, according to new research. The charity Public Concern at Worksaid there had been a 30 per cent increase in the number of frauds in Whitehallstopped by whistleblowers since the Public Interest Disclosure Act came intoforce in 1998.  www.pcaw.co.ukSleeping on the job A survey of 2,000 staff shows seven in 10 admit to sleeping on the job,while 78 per cent admit to taking time off work to nurse a hangover. Peninsula,the employment law firm that carried out the survey, said if an employee isovertired “then the employer has a legal responsibility to ensure they donot operate machinery or any other equipment”.  www.peninsula-uk.comUK leads in offshoring UK companies are leading Europe in sending service operations offshore,according to a UN survey. It shows nearly half intend to move more servicesoffshore in the next few years to cut costs. UK companies were the source of 61per cent of all service jobs moved offshore. Germany and the Benelux countriescame second highest with 14 per cent each.  www.unctad.orgHewitt takeover deal Global HR consultancy Hewitt has announced plans to buy HR outsourcingprovider Exult for around US$690m (£376m), a deal that will create a companyworth around US$3bn (£1.63bn) in joint annual revenue. Hewitt claimed the deal,which is expected to close in September, will make it the only organisationcapable of offering total HR business process outsourcing services – coveringbenefits, payroll and IT systems – with consulting services.  www.hewitt.comlast_img read more