This book shows you how to carry out simple plaster repairs, through to fixing plaster boards and onto running panel moulding, plus much more Designed as a book that is easy to understand it is perfectly pitched to meet the requirements of the level 1 and level 2 plastering students, and also students on short plastering courses, plus DIY enthusiasts In step by step detail, each of the 110 pages is packed with either colourful illustrations or colour photos, taking you from absolute beginner to competent plasterer, giving you the basic knowledge of the plastering trade, and showing you and how to develop your plastering skills. Chapters covered within these pages are PPE. Tools, Preparing Background Surface, Internal Plastering, External Plastering, Fixing Angle Beads, Fixing and Repairing Sheet Materials, Basic Plaster Moulding Skills
Sex is a how-to topic. There are hundreds of manuals on how to have explosive, amazing, earth-shattering sex. There are exercise books for the muscles used during sex, cookbooks for meals that increase your desire, books about low sex drive, high sex drive, and everything in between. And yet, in most of these manuals, there is usually one small chapter about sexual health. In this age of breakthrough discoveries about potency and infection, new drugs to combat the full range of sexually transmitted diseases, new technologies for contraception and genital health - there is no single volume that fully explains this extremely important aspect of all the incredible sex going on: sexual health an...
The book provides an up-to-date analysis of the restructuring of public service employment relations in six European countries: Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark and the UK. Each of the chapters on national systems is organized around a set of themes and policy issues including: * the impact of fiscal crises, and increasing macro-economic integration within the European Union, on the scope and organization of public services * changes in the patterns and status of public service employment * the shift from centralized administration to new models of devolved management * changes in the organization and policies of public service trade unions * reforms in the structure, process and outcome of collective bargaining * patterns of conflict and cooperation between unions, managers and the state. Written and edited by some of the country's primary authorities on public sector industrial relations, this outstanding book on this high profile field is sure to be a valuable resource for those studying this important topic.
Going Public examines the forces affecting labor and management and the prospects for adopting service-oriented cooperative relationships as a key strategy for meeting the expanded demands on the public sector.
This book explores the extent to which a transformation of public employment regimes has taken place in four Western countries, and the factors influencing the pathways of reform. It demonstrates how public employment regimes have unravelled in different domains of public service, contesting the idea that the state remains a 'model' employer.