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May 10, 2018 8:51 AM BT to trim 13,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive

Mubasher: UK-based BT Group on Thursday has announced that it will eliminate 13,000 jobs over the next three years, within a restructuring plan in which its management and back office positions will be reduced. Along with the layoff of about 12% of its workforce, the telecommunications giant would hire about 6000 employees including network deployment

April 6, 2018 3:08 PM UK productivity posts fastest growth pace since prerecession in H2-17

Mubasher: UK productivity growth rate hit 12-year high in the second half of 2017, backed by a strong increase during the fourth quarter of the year. Productivity, which reflects economic output per hour of work, expanded by 0.7% in the final three months of 2017, marking the second consecutive quarter of strong growth, data by the Office for National 7

March 5, 2018 7:59 PM Applications open for Pitch@Palace Bahrain 1.0

Manama, Mar. 5 (BNA): Hosted by HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, and HRH The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, in partnership with Tamkeen, Pitch@Palace Bahrain 1.0 aims to guide, help, and connect Entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses from across the Kingdom with potential 16

February 20, 2018 5:38 PM Minister: Innovation necessary for improving productivity

Manama, Feb. 20 (BNA): Minister of Labour and Social Development, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, pointed out the importance of innovative initiatives in promoting the national economy. Saying innovation is no longer an option, but rather a necessity for nations to improve productivity. The minister, in a statement to Bahrain News Agency (BNA), noted 21

January 22, 2018 6:52 AM GPIC, Labour Union officials hold meeting

Manama, Jan. 22 (BNA): A joint Committee of the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) Executive Management and its Labour Union held its first meeting of the year, presided over by GPIC President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery. Labour Union Chairman Yaqoob Yousef was also present. Congratulating the participants on the New Year, Dr. Jawahery expressed 22

January 11, 2018 6:17 PM Tourism Statistics Development agreement signed

Manama, Jan.11 (BNA) – The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Information & eGovernment Authority to implement the third phase of the ‘Tourism Statistics Development’ Program in line with the requirements of the World Tourism Organization. The ‘Tourism Statistics Development’ Program 14

January 3, 2018 7:26 PM Alba enhances employee productivity

Manama, Dec. 31 (BNA): Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, teamed-up with Fives Solios and Fives ECL to deliver key training workshop for Alba employees. The trainings "Carbon Plant Process & Equipment" and "Reduction Plant PTA Crane Maintenance" were held in October 2017 at Alba’s Training Department 14

December 28, 2017 4:03 PM Robots threaten wage equality in UK

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) said robots would help the UK economy but could hurt the wage equality in the country, according to a BBC report. The IPPR warned that lower-skilled jobs were prone to be eliminated during the coming decades. The research body called on the UK government to intervene and stop automation fueling the wage inequality 16

November 13, 2017 5:55 PM Deputy Premier chairs Civil Service Council meeting

Manama, Nov. 13 (BNA): Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, the Deputy Chairman of the Civil Service Council, stressed the importance to link the institutional performance to the individual one in the public sector according to the action plan to generalize the institutional performance management project "Takamul" on all ministries 23

November 8, 2017 5:41 PM Tamkeen's role in boosting national economy lauded

Manama, Nov. 8 (BNA): Southern Governor Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa hailed the dedicated national efforts of the Labour Fund (Tamkeen) in boosting the Bahraini people's contribution to the national economy by improving their competence and competitiveness in the labour market. He was speaking as he received today Tamkeen Chief Executive Ibrahim 15