Details of names and roles of senior council officials involved in recruitment subject to disclosure under FOI, Tribunal rules – OUT-LAW.com

“Councils should be prepared to disclose the names of senior staff members involved in recruiting senior councillors or officials as well as details of the role they played in that recruitment, an Information Rights Tribunal has ruled.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 4th April 2012

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Clampdown on migrant chefs could force takeaways to shut up shop – The Guardian

Posted March 14th, 2011 in food, migrant workers, news, recruitment by sally

“The future of those traditional staples of British cuisine, Indian and Chinese takeaways, have been thrown into doubt by new Home Office restrictions on the overseas recruitment of skilled migrants. The immigration minister, Damian Green, has decided to halt the recruitment from overseas of migrant chefs from outside Europe to work in any establishment that provides a takeaway service.”

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The Guardian, 13th March 2011

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Police chief and deputy face charges over alleged nepotism – The Guardian

Posted November 25th, 2010 in news, police, professional conduct, recruitment by sally

“A police chief and his deputy are to face serious misconduct charges following an independent report into alleged nepotism during a botched recruitment exercise.”

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The Guardian, 25th November 2010

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Law Fairs – The Bar Council

Posted November 10th, 2010 in barristers, news, recruitment, universities by sally

“Representatives of the Bar Council and the Inns of Court have been and will be meeting hundreds of students at 22 university careers fairs between October and December 2010, throughout England and Wales.”

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The Bar Council, 10th November 2010

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Defeat for council that sued boss for lying about illness – The Independent

Posted June 16th, 2009 in mental health, misrepresentation, negligence, news, recruitment by sally

“A former council chief executive had her mental health ‘cruelly broken’ by her former employer which accused her of lying about her medical condition on her job application and pursued her through the courts, her husband said yesterday.”

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The Independent, 16th June 2009

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Council loses £1m illness lawsuit – BBC News

Posted June 15th, 2009 in mental health, misrepresentation, negligence, news, recruitment by sally

“A council has lost its High Court case against a former managing director after claiming she withheld a history of depressive illness.”

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BBC News, 15th June 2009

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Openings aplenty but competition is fierce – The Times

Posted February 28th, 2008 in law firms, recruitment, special report by sally

“According to the experts, big City law firms are optimistic and hiring apace. But, as Clare Dight finds, rivalry for posts is high and wannabe lawyers do have other options.”

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The Times, 28th February 2008

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Regina (Legal Remedy UK Ltd) v. Secretary of State for Health and Others – Times Law Reports

Posted June 29th, 2007 in doctors, judicial review, law reports, recruitment by sally

Courts cannot judge specialist policy

Regina (Legal Remedy UK Ltd) v. Secretary of State for Health and Others

Queen’s Bench Division 

“Where a specialist body’s decision involved balancing policy issues which a court was ill-equipped to judge, that reduced the likelihood that the decision would be found to be an abuse of power.”

The Times, 29th June 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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