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first_imgThis week’s news in briefRise in temp demand Employer demand for both permanent and temporary staff is increasing,according to research. An REC survey shows the number of permanent staffrecruited last month increased by the fastest growth rate since March 2001. Theuse of temporary staff increased for the sixth month running.  www.rec.co.ukCalls to halt LU strike London Underground has urged staff to call off the proposed strike action tolet 3 million daily tube users get to work. Safety director Mike Strzeleckiurged the RMT to reconsider, claiming the ballot turnout of just one-thirdshowed a reluctance to strike. A 24-hour walkout is planned for later thisweek.  www.thetube.comLegislation hindrance HR professionals believe complex employment legislation is hindering UKproductivity, according to CIPD research. Three-quarters of those surveyed feelemployment legislation is not clear enough, while almost half believe there isinsufficient guidance.  The poll of 800HR professionals shows that the Working Time Directive is the most difficultpiece of legislation to implement.  www.cipd.co.uk … in briefOn 16 Jul 2002 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more