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  • noun Plural form of secondment.


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  • To cover other policy areas, the FCO needs to bring more outside experts into the office on short-term secondments or expose all its London-based jobs to outside competition.

    Diplomatic faux pas 2009

  • Both carriers also have hosted joint workshops in engineering, computer support and other operations, but these personnel exchanges haven't been long-term secondments, a Cathay Pacific spokeswoman said.

    China Eastern Looks for Expertise 2007

  • The CDI will provide practical, expert assistance to developing countries through formal training programs, institutional visits and short-term secondments to Australian institutions.

    Australian Aid to Promote Democracy 1997

  • It lists payments to Ernst & Young and engineering group Parsons Brinckerhoff, which have both provided staff on long-term secondments. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph 2011

  • The firm is in discussions with staff about potential job cuts, but it is also considering options including short - and long-term secondments to other offices. - Newswire 2009

  • Philip Clarke, head of better regulation, told FoodNavigator. com that the first round of short-term secondments have been organized with Noon Foods for next month, and others are under negotiation.

    FoodNavigator RSS 2008

  • There are emails arriving in my inbox every day about secondments or organisations interested in talking about research projects.

    Leading questions: Mary Duffy, Barnardo's 2011

  • Topshop, the star performer in Sir Philip Green's £2.7bn Arcadia retail empire, is exposed for paying graduates on month-long work experience secondments just £3.50 a day plus limited travel expenses.

    Young, unpaid and angry: interns go online to campaign for a wage 2011

  • Accountancy giants such as KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte and Grant Thornton have offered the party the equivalent of hundreds of thousands of pounds in cash and non-cash donations such as staff secondments and consultancy services.

    Conservative party donors likely to benefit from axing of Audit Commission Cate Attwood 2010

  • Equivalent of hundreds of thousands of pounds given in form of staff secondments and consultancy services

    Conservative party donors likely to benefit from axing of Audit Commission Cate Attwood 2010


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