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HR Zone Briefing #206 – Softworld HR & Payroll 2004


HR Briefing Issue 206
16 September 2004

1. Intellect to showcase products at Softworld
2. Topaz to unveil new products at Softworld
3. Softworld announces speakers
4. HR Tip: Revealing employee information
5. Any Answers – recruitment policy, childcare vouchers

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News and Features

A selection of newsworthy items from the site this week:

Intellect to showcase products at Softworld
Intellect will exhibit its complete product portfolio at the
Softworld show taking place at the NEC, Birmingham on 20-21

Topaz to unveil new products at Softworld
The latest Topaz Financials package and Topaz EMS, the
integrated Payroll and HR solution are to be launched at
Softworld Accounting and Finance at the NEC, Birmingham on 20-21

Softworld announces speakers
The Quo Group, PA Consulting Group, Inland Revenue and GEE
Publishing are among the line up at this year’s Softworld event,
held at the NEC Birmingham on 20-21 October.

HR Tip: Revealing employee information
HRD & Payroll Solutions continues to bring HR Zone members a
range of HR tips. This week’s tip looks at revealing employee

The New HR Charter: Part 9 – Unions have no part to play
Paul Kearns toasts a union-less future that will require a
completely new approach from HR professionals.

Feature: Implementing an email policy
Geoff Webster, CEO at FAST Corporate services, looks at the
legislation affecting monitoring and how to implement an email
usage policy.

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Any Answers is the place to go to share your professional
experiences with others. A selection of new Any Answers
questions posted this week:

“What are the differences between contractual and non-
contractual policies?” asks Anne Bennett.

How should Milly Giggle proceed when an ex-employee claims he
was sexually harassed for being gay?

Michele Miller is looking for an example of a recruitment

“How do you operate childcare vouchers through payroll?” asks
Susan Preedy.

Read all the latest questions and add your own:

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