Greggs rolls out delivery service trial

Deliveroo, UberEats and now Greggs - the bakery chain has decided to jump on the...

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'Zombie' firms killing global economy

A paper published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)...

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Spy Chiefs use social media to target social media savvy teens

This is less James Bond and more Jane Bond...

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What does Theresa May's Brexit speech mean for employment & immigration?

So now we finally - well, sort of - know what Brexit means (SPOILER: it doesn't...

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Machiavelli's 'The Prince' was actually a failed job application

Even in 16th Century Italy there were unlucky candidates and bad CVs...

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Prince William quits job, highlighting importance of succession planning

Sometimes the demands of one aspect of your job can cause discrepancies, leaving...

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LinkedIn's recruitment boss has a really bizarre interview technique

As a recruiter, you should be coaching your candidate to prepare themselves for any...

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11 interview questions from high-flying bosses

Curveball questions are usually advised against...

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The 10 worst excuses for not paying minimum wage

“She only makes the tea..."

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Spotify courts President of Playlists

Senior roles are always harder to fill than their junior counterparts...

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Intel CEO reveals why he was nearly fired 25 years ago

The CEO of Intel recently revealed how he was almost fired from the company over...

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Boss gives workers £13k bonus for this amazing reason...

It’s always important to encourage staff to be benevolent, as one boss proved...

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White House staff reveal

Employees at the White House are in the midst of their busiest and most stressful...

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Just Eat gobbles up Hungryhouse in £200m deal

Online delivery app Just Eat has bought out major rival Hungryhouse in a deal worth...

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ManpowerGroup under fire for alleged exploitation of

The recruitment company has been accused of worker exploitation and poor treatment...

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Christmas Advent Calendar: 15 greatest campaigns of 2016

Continuing with our Christmas countdown through the 15 greatest and most iconic adverts,...

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Philip Morris CEO: 'We may eventually stop making conventional cigarettes'

The tobacco giant has reportedly come up with a less harmful alternative that could...

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Samsung Electronics considers splitting firm

Samsung Electronics has announced that the firm is considering dividing the company...

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Cards Against Humanity crowdfund giant 'Holiday Hole' to mark Black Friday

Is it a message on consumerism, or just a giant expensive hole?

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The most productive tracks to listen to at work revealed

And the top 10 professions most likely work along to the music...

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 Ryanair CEO: Flights will be free in 10 years

The CEO of Ryanair claims that their flights could be free in a decade’s time,...

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25 best companies to work for revealed

Calling all recruiters, employers and aspiring businesses - the definitive list of...

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BA boss shocked that Heathrow's 3rd runway will destroy his HQ

The Chief Executive of British Airways has reportedly only just discovered that Heathrow’s...

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Donald Trump reveals first 100 days on YouTube

President-Elect Donald Trump has outlined his policy plans for his first 100 days...

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13 signs an employee is heading for the exit door

Sometimes, an employee quitting is a real shock, and other times, everyone secretly...

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Is this the ‘perfect lunch hour’?

AT&T has posted a video of the 'perfect lunch hour' as part of a recruitment...

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Google commits to £1bn HQ & thousands of jobs in London

Google's new £1bn King's Cross HQ will create thousands of jobs and feature...

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Government rejects leaked memo claiming there's no Brexit plan

The UK government has said that it “does not recognise” the recent leaked memo...

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Investment management firm suggests overhaul of CEO pay system

Hermes Investment Management is calling on companies to review, and overhaul, executive...

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Facebook 'fake news' crisis worsens

Facebook staff have created an unofficial task force dedicated to questioning the...

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NHS IT faux pas clogs up vital email system

Today, large sections of the NHS email system slowed to a crawl after an IT worker...

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Lego boycotts Daily Mail as Lineker enters talks with Sun over adverts

Brand identity and consumer relationship are intrinsically linked - for better or...

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CEO suggests Trump-supporting staff should resign

“If you do not agree with this statement then please reply to this email with your...

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Margaret Heffernan: What businesses can learn from chickens

Those looking to increase productivity within their teams can learn a thing or two...

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Will this anti-Trump recruitment stunt now backfire?

The Canadian immigration website has crashed...

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Could Facebook threaten LinkedIn with new 'Job' features?

Social media giant Facebook could be about to impinge on LinkedIn’s USP, after...

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Deliveroo riders take legal steps to gain union recognition

A group of Deliveroo riders in the UK are seeking legal action to be recognised as...

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Protesters lock themselves inside Boardroom over 'exploitative' contracts

Protestors stormed out the offices of ManpowerGroup after an investigation by Newshub...

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Vauxhall cars catch fire as customers claim firm is 'not interested'

Vauxhall cars have been bursting into flames...

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Tory MP Ed Vaizey calls for minimum wage for the self-employed

A senior Conservative MP has called for self-employed workers in the...

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Why the Metro Bank CEO has vowed to 'keep calm & carry on'

'Keep Calm and Carry On' was initially a motivational poster released by the...

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VW’s Head of HR: Electric cars could mean '5-digit' job cuts

The upcoming shift to electric cars could...

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Crown Postal Office employees stage strike over job cuts

Employees at Crown Postal Offices across the UK are striking...

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Twitter announces closure of Vine

Do it for the vine' - is a line you won't be hearing anymore...

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Landmark ruling on Uber employment rights looms

Drivers working for car-hailing app Uber are set to hear the results of a landmark...

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Salesforce CEO reminisces about what could have been

Salesforce Chief Executive Officer, Marc Benioff, reminisced on the acquisitions...

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Should CEO bonuses be linked to staff mental health?

Businesses should link their CEO bonuses to the mental wellbeing of their staff ...

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Paris trying to usurp London and become 'financial capital of the future'

The capital of France is attempting to become the financial centre of Europe...

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BMW’s CFO talks about their strategy for the next 100 years

Talita Ferreira, CFO of BMW, talks about the car company's...

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Mitsubishi rewards healthy employees with virtual currency

How do you feel about having your movements to and from the office tracked by your...

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Nissan plans to appoint CEO Ghosn as Mitsubishi Motors Chairman

Carlos Ghosn will become Chairman of Mitsubishi Motors.

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Apple hires Director of AI Research

Apple has appointed a Director of AI Research...

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Graze to launch in US

Graze, the UK healthy snacks company, is expanding into the US market, according...

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Designer Karl Lagerfeld to open hotel chain

Karl Lagerfeld has said that he has plans to launch his own hotel chain...

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McDonald's executive exodus set to continue this week

Following the news this summer that...

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Formula that predicts divorce can also help improve staff retention

A formula that successfully predicts divorce with 80%, sometimes 90%, accuracy has...

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Snapchat IPO could value 'mega unicorn' at $25billion

Snapchat is preparing flotation on the share market, which could value the company...

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Tesco & Unilever resolve pricing row

Lovers of Hellman's Mayo and Marmite lovers can now relax...

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Obama voices fear of AI takeover

Artificial Intelligence and the rise of automated working have driven fears over...

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BT's Ryan Reynolds ad banned

A BT advert starring Ryan Reynolds has been banned, following a complaint from Virgin...

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Amazon undercuts music rivals with new subscription service

Amazon is launching a new monthly music subscription service that will cost...

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Ex-Googler: 'Why I handed in my notice before accepting the job'

A former Google employee has revealed the reason why she told the tech giant...

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Apple's 'cult-like' recruitment drive deemed 'creepy'

Tech giant Apple has no shortage of candidates looking to secure a sought-after role...

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Businesses will not be forced to publish names of foreign staff

UK businesses will not be made to reveal the names of the foreign workers on their...

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ING to cut 5,800 jobs in digital revolution

Dutch bank ING has reported that it intends to cut around 5,800 roles in Belgium...

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$2bn start-up accused of violent and stressful working conditions

Employees at a multi-billion-dollar start-up have accused management of...

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Only 2% of FTSE 350 companies have tech in the Boardroom
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Just two per cent of FTSE 350 companies have a dedicated digital or technology representative...

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Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft partner on AI

Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft are collaborating to create...

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5 tips for the new boss - How to survive your first year

Transitioning into a leadership role can be challenging...

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Martin Shkreli auctions off chance to punch him for charity

'Americas most hated man' is offering people the chance to slap him, for a price...

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Lands' End CEO forced out

Federica Marchionni, CEO of Lands’ End has been removed from her position following...

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Why you should switch your meetings from the Boardroom to the broadway

We've all been in boring, stale meetings where the energy levels are low, the agenda...

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Meet the CEO who gives his staff £1,500 to go on holiday

The importance of annual leave in achieving a healthy work-life balance is...

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What effect can employees' social media posts have on your business?

Social media (43%) is considered to be one of the biggest threats to...

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BHS launches online just one month after store's demise

BHS is set to resurrect itself in online form just one month after the company closed...

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Co-op worker receives record payout after earning below minimum wage

The biggest independent co-op in Britain has had to pay over...

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Microsoft wants to buy back $40bn of their shares

Technology giant Microsoft has announced plans to buy back $40bn (£31bn) worth...

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EXCLUSIVE: de Poel Group's new CEO on the multi-million-pound acquisition

de Poel currently has revenues exceeding £700million...

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10 tricks to put an end to workplace conflicts
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Every office has its arguments, disputes and conflicts...

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Sophisticated scammers cause fraud to soar by 53%

Fraud in the UK has risen to dangerous levels, having soared 53% in just one year. According...

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Why this CEO has women do all his hiring

"In an interview I have no idea."

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Netflix sued by FOX after allegations of 'poaching' top execs

Netflix is at the centre of a legal battle with global news station Fox...

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Heineken releases hilariously eccentric recruitment campaign

Heineken, the UK cider and beer producer behind...

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Does gender have an impact on leadership?

When it comes to societal preconceptions of leadership, gender bares a heavy weight...

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Google Maps to add Lyft, Gett and Uber to its app

Google Maps are adding ride-hailing services Lyft and Gett to their app in the US....

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Tech titans unite to define the ethics for AI

Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook, IBM and Microsoft are meeting to...

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Amazon & Pandora Media to launch music streaming services for $5-a-month

Amazon and Pandora Media are set to launch competitive music streaming services. With...

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5 ways to onboard a new CEO

When it comes to hiring a CEO, the issue of onboarding can often be overlooked. The...

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HSBC introduces 'selfie accounts'

Wait let me take a selfie... to open a bank account?!

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Starbucks and Amazon pay less tax than sausage stands - Austrian Chancellor

The Chancellor of Austria has laid into the way multinational corporations handle...

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What is imposter syndrome & how do you defeat it?

An overwhelming amount of people think their success is down to luck...

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Twitter stocks jump after rumours of takeover

Twitter stocks jumped 4.5% after Co-Founder and board member Evan Williams said in...

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American Airlines President jumps ship to rival firm

The executive who was hotly tipped to be the next CEO of American Airlines has ...

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Amazon trials four-day working week

Amazon is piloting a four-day working week to experiment how teams working 30-hours...

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The surprising link between Boardroom bullies and the animal kingdom...

Some workplaces could be compared to a jungle, but it seems the modern office has...

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Top 10 most recognisable brands in Britain

How many do you know?

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Femgineer CEO: 'Be the token in the Boardroom, and be proud of it'
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Qantas posts £1.1bn profit, promises bonus bonanza for staff

Qantas Airlines has posted its best ever year, seeing profits rise to £1.1billion...

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Tableau poaches former Amazonian as new CEO

Tableau Software has named former Amazon Web Services Executive, Adam Selipsky, as...

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Office Depot CEO steps down after blocked merger

America’s two biggest office supply chains are both looking for new CEOs after...

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VW cuts working week for 27,700 workers

A dispute between automotive company Volkswagen...

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7 ways to recruit top talent into an unknown start-up

The lack of an identifiable brand makes recruiting tough...

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Theresa May commits to 'Northern Powerhouse' & 'Midlands Engine' strategy

Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that she is fully behind strategies to create...

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Amazon is set to reinvent the working week

Following recent criticism from the press, retail giant Amazon has promised to reinvent...

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When does a start-up need to create a staff handbook?

When a start-up is born so much of the initial focus is on making sure it surviv...

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Cobham CEO to be replaced in favour of Laird boss

The Chief Executive of defence firm Cobham has announced his plans to leave the company...

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How other countries approach the working week
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New deal to allow overseas investment into Chinese tech sector

China's emerging tech sector is set to imminently receive an incoming boost in...

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Barnes & Noble ousts CEO after less than a year

Barnes & Noble's Chief Executive has been ousted...

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Deliveroo Co-Founder promises staff revised pay after week-long strikes

Following week-long protests, takeaway delivery firm Deliveroo has announced tha...

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Morrisons shuts head office and sends staff to work in-store

Morrisons has closed its head office and sent over 1,000 members of staff to work...

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Why this CEO thinks Netflix is no longer 'cool'

Chief of Virgin Media owner Liberty Global has been rather vocal about their com...

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Why LeBron James is dedicated to struggling businesses

It's something that most businesses could only dream of...

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How to handle the 'people side' of M&As

Following the increase in companies announcing mergers in the past few months...

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Deloitte's former UK CEO to take on Big 4

John Connolly is to launch a challenger to the 'Big 4' accountancy firms...

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Is '.ltd' the new '.com'?

Over 21,000 companies are moving away from '.com' and '.co.uk'...

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UK needs action on post-Brexit industrial policy

Decisive leadership on regional growth and robust support for services as Brexit...

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How a leader's honesty can increase staff loyalty

If employees are informed about financial information and how they fit into the bigger...

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Should businesses prepare for high-levels of absenteeism?
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The country with higher levels of absenteeism revealed...

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Is ‘sexuality’ the key to workplace success?

The general consensus for most companies is that it's taboo and unprofessional...

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How to build a great Boardroom
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The relationship between Boardroom composition and strategic planning is one which...

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Uber China sells to rival

Whilst booming in the UK, Uber’s Chinese operation has had less success –...

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the world's third richest person

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has earned himself an impressive new title - the third...

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Marketing Magic: Tesco to hand out free fruit to shoppers' children

The UK’s biggest supermarket is offering fruit to the children of parents shopping...

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