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Fingerprint reader secures access to sensitive areas of a property
A masked duo stole a four-figure sum from a shop. The two men are described as between 5ft 2in and 5ft 6in and of heavy build. They threatened with a blunt weapon the two members of staff, an 18-year-old man and a woman aged 26 who had been left traumatised, in Inverclyde, Scotland. Police are anxious to trace a small, light-coloured vehicle which they believe the men involved in the attack made use of when leaving the robbery scene.
Control salary expenditure at an organisation using different pay bands
A survey says starting salaries for university leavers will grow this year. Graduates will look likely to earn £26,500 on average in 2013, up from £26,000 last year, and £25,000 in the three years from 2009 to 2011, predicts the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR).
Visitor management provides individualised passes with monitored expiry dates
Raiders used an axe to smash and grab diamond rings and necklaces from a jewellery store. The two thieves ransacked the premises in Edinburgh on January 15. The raiders are both described as being 20 to 30 years old, and wearing jogging bottoms and hooded tops. Both perpetrators had their faces concealed in the £1 million raid. Officers went back to the scene in a bid to trace potential witnesses who may have been in the vicinity at the time.
Emails inform shop floor supervisors when key employees go missing
Health service strikers set fire to their dismissal notices while they protested outside their bosses’ headquarters. The NHS workers committed the act on the fourth day of a five-day strike over proposed jobs losses and pay cuts in Wakefield. NHS chiefs in the region need to make cuts of £24 million by April, and in November the trust sent redundancy letters to 74 members of staff.
Building door access system keeps trespassers out of a property
Plans to restore a Grade II-listed Victorian mansion may have been wrecked by metal thieves causing damage. The building was surrounded by locked gates that prevented the criminals from taking away the lead they were seeking. Instead the thieves dumped their swag taken from the porch roof, which left it open to the elements. Campaigners say the damage caused could add tens of thousands of pounds to the restoration bill at the Insole Court located in Cardiff.
Base level user friendly PC based booking is ideal for pupils
A National Union of Teachers (NUT) representative did not think it was a good idea to fine parents or guardians if their children miss too much school. Owen Hathway from the NUT remarked the idea would fail because: “That’s going to cause a huge rift between them and the parents.
Half height turnstile doubles throughput while keeping space to a minimum
A dispute raged on Tuesday (February 5, 2013) over plans to introduce charges at public conveniences in a city centre. Councillors want to bring in a 30p fee for Edinburgh – the first time the council has made people pay for ‘spending the proverbial penny’.
Business system allows different rosters and flexi patterns for colleagues
The coalition at the weekend unveiled proposals that will allow new parents to choose how they share a year’s worth of leave after the birth of their child. All employees will have the right to request flexible working under the children and families bill, not just parents and carers.
Payroll network can switch to specific shift on public holidays
The Hansard Society interviewed new politicians and revealed what life is like when they first ‘climbed the greasy pole,’ as former Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli put it. A dozen members of the Welsh assembly were asked in July 2011 and seven more during the following April. Eleven of them took part in interviews.