Working Conditions in the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises United Kingdom (Research report / European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions)

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  • Personnel management,
  • Social Conditions Of Labor,
  • Small business,
  • European Economic Community co,
  • European Economic Community countries

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Number of Pages40
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ISBN 109282587088
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