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The main items discussed at the meetings of the Standing Concertation Committee on 3 April 2008 included: External mobility The Committee took note of a progress report on external mobility after a run-in period of about six months. >>

Income Tax in France

Memorandum from the HR and FI Departments and the Legal Service concerning the new internal taxation provisions of the Staff Rules and Regulations, the annual internal taxation certificate for 2007 and the declaration of income for 2007. >>

Enlargement of the External Mobility Programme

The External Mobility Programme was launched at the end of September 2007. Initially, the programme was aimed at staff members on limited-duration contracts having received formal notification of the termination of their employment contract at CERN, to help them towards their next employment. >>

Employment certificates on HRT

As part of the ongoing drive to simplify and streamline administrative procedures and processes, the IT and HR Departments have made employment certificates available on a self-service basis on the HRT application, in the main menu under "My self services". >>

New Safety rules

The revision of CERN Safety rules is in progress and the following new Safety rules have been issued on 15-04-2008: Safety Procedure SP-R1 Establishing, Updating and Publishing CERN Safety rules: http://cern. >>

News Articles

Cosmic success at LHCb  
Last crystals for the CMS chandelier  
LHC 2008 Open Days
The enthusiasm is shared by all
Higgs discovered at Open Days  
British Minister over the moon after visit to CERN  
LHC 2008 lectures
The LHC: an accelerator of science
Explaining the LHC to the general public  

Training and Development

CERN Technical Training: available Places in forthcoming Courses   

General Information

New spam-detection engine for CERN mailboxes  
Geneva University  

Staff Association

Other activities  
Club news  
Pensions: the rates must be increased in June!