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  • A night out to remember – food poisoning by

    We have probably all at some stage been affected by a case of diarrhoea and/or vomiting after a take-away meal or eating out in a restaurant. While there are some foods that are classic food poisoning stories, almost any food can be affected, and affect you in turn. Classically, dingy take-away restaurants are regarded as suspicious, but in actual fact any kitchen, whether at home or the city’s most popular nightspots, can produce a meal you would rather forget

  • Jumping on the business bandwagon by

    The lead feature for this issue, ‘Speaking the language of line managers’, examines the trend in which line managers are slowly but surely taking over the HR frontline. This is not necessarily a bad thing for HR, but simply the way business is evolving. This trend presents also HR with a number of opportunities

  • What do I need to know? by

    In a recent article, it was stated that “anaerobic activity can improve the cardiovascular system, while aerobic activity stimulates muscle growth”. Obviously, the words “anaerobic and “aerobic” should be switched in that statement, so if you’ve been trying to bulk up by running marathons, our apologies, but hopefully you’re enjoying the increased cardiovascular endurance

  • Speaking the language of line managers by

    Line managers have inherited many of the tactical aspects of HR. How can HR learn to work with line managers and make this relationship prosper? The UK’s Lucy McGee reports

  • Ergon Energy: plugging the skills gap by

    Up until 2004 Ergon Energy was feeling the effects of the skills shortage in the energy industry. Over the past four years, however, they have introduced a number of initiatives which have eased the issue. Sarah O’ Carroll reports

  • Creative Car Control by

    Discovering the limits of what your car is capable of is usually something that occurs by accident rather than design. Public roads are obviously not the place for finding out where the edge is between control and loss of control

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