Congratulations to Chris Brewster, who was last week awarded the George Petitpas memorial award for international people management. It is the first time a Briton has won the award. Professor Brewster of London's South Bank University is a former a trade union research officer and industrial relations adviser. He now researches international and comparative human resource management.
Congratulations also to Anthony Giddens, director of the London School of Economics, who has won a prestigious Spanish prize, the Prince of Asturias award for social sciences.