News from Personnel TodayOn 1 Jun 2004 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article This month’s news from Personnel TodayRelaxed part-timers A European Union survey has concluded that part-time workers are less likelyto a report job-related health problems, and are more likely to achievework-life balance. Personnel Today, 11 May Long-hours myth The UK’s long hours culture is a myth, and it is just as easy to argue theUK has a ‘short-hours culture’ when compared with other Euro-pean countries,the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development has argued. Personnel Today, 4 May Stress counselling Manchester City Council is piloting a telephone counsel-ling service tocombat worker stress. The confidential,24-hour helpline is currently availableto 6,000 of the council’s 27,000 staff, but will be extended to all employeesif it proves successful. Personnel Today, 27 April Power of the bean Drinking coffee or meditating are the best ways to improve short-term mentalperformance, according to Kevin Warwick, professor of cybernetics at ReadingUniversity. Personnel Today, 27 April No change on frontline Billions of pounds being pumped into the NHS to improve patient care andrecruit more nurses is having little effect on frontline services, according toa recent poll of 1,000 nurses by the Royal College of Nursing. Personnel Today, 18 May Related posts:No related photos.