Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Company Staff Management Handbook

Scope and Content

Handbook folder of reference notes relating mainly to the management and administration of Dockyard Staff (but also touching on many other aspects of the management of the Dockyard). Many of the entries are typed synopses of correspondence sent between John Swire & Sons Ltd and Butterfield & Swire, or Dockyard managers. The papers cover scholarships and apprentices, staff structures, pay, benefits and housing, training and include details of staff

The papers also cover other areas such as advertising, lists of legal agreements, properties, contracts and royalties, salvage operations and include examples of promotional pamphlets

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