Holmes McDougall Employee Handbook

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    Blue covered employee handbook for Holmes McDougall. Cover shows company logo. 42 page publication detailing the structure of the company, working hours, trade union info, holiday and pay rate and health and safety information.

    Accession Number: SH.2009.370.1

    This publication would have been issued to members of staff when they commenced work at the firm.

    The Holmes McDougall Group were based at Allander House, 137 - 141 Leith Walk. They were primarily educational publishers concerned with the publication of high quality primary and secondary educational books for use in schools both in the UK and abroad. The company slogan was 'The Teachers' Publisher'.

    The company had a magazine division based in Glasgow which published weekly and monthly titles including the Scottish Farmer, Climber and Rambler, The Great Outdoors, Business Scotland and the Scottish Field.

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