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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.
Secure a property with facial recognition needing no external computer to operate
A man has been charged in connection with two bank robberies that occurred in the space of 24 hours. Officers said cash was stolen from Yorkshire Bank on Princes Avenue on February 5 in Hull, and from the nearby NatWest the next day. Police have appealed for the return of a “significant quantity” of money. A 42-year-old man from the area was due to appear before magistrates today (Monday, February 11).
Leading clocking system ensures compliance with EU Working Time Directive
An employment tribunal ruled that a local authority had not provided information to a trade union on matters such as a collective redundancy consultation in 2012. The case involved breaches of the Agency Workers Regulations (AWRs) for dozens of workers at Barnet Council. The AWRs were introduced in October 2011 to provide greater parity of pay and conditions for long serving temporary staff.
Fire roll call software with automatic reports ensures safe staff and customer exit
The exact cause of a fire at a hospital is currently being investigated, but it is believed to be accidental. Twenty-seven patients needed to evacuated from the building following the late-night blaze at the Wrexham-based wards. The patients were led to safety to be relocated at another part of the hospital. Four fire crews found a small fire on the ground floor, which was extinguished in a short period of time, and as a result two wards were cleared.