Management Style

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Old dogs must dodge discrimination, says doco

WE EXIST in an ageist society which it is difficult to escape, warns STEVE BUTLER, author, documentary maker, and CEO at financial planning firm...
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Boutique offices are the new trend

By JOHN DROVER THE JLL Future of Work survey found that 75 percent of commercial real estate leaders believe that flexible working patterns are critical...
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ONS data reveals need for better hiring practices

THE OFFICE for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed a decline in UK unemployment levels — but talent out-sourcing and advisory service AMS warns that...
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Sales and marketing: ‘invisible’ roles…?

SALES-enablement platform Highspot has released a whitepaper, European State of Sales and Marketing Alignment 2022. Professionals in the UK, France and Germany believe alignment, communication...
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How flexible pay can boost UK productivity

By DAVID BROWN THE UK economy is struggling with a cost-of-living crisis putting pressure on millions of households. The change of leadership with the appointment of...
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Is ‘quiet quitting’ working-to-rule by another name?

“QUIET QUITTING” is the latest workplace buzzword — and a possible explanation for under-performing companies. It’s not a new concept. Trade union members will recognise...
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Vulnerability: the heartbeat of creativity and innovation

By CHRIS PATON THE NUMBER of UK businesses forced to close in the last quarter was 137,210 — 23 percent up on the same period...
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The future of women’s health in the workplace

By GEETA NARGUND HEALTH has been at the forefront of the global agenda over the past two years, with business leaders having to re-evaluate their...
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Could matching EU quotas improve UK gender diversity?

By FRANCESCA ANOJA FROM June 2026, all 27 EU member states will have to enforce mandatory quotas that ensure at least 40 percent of non-executive...
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Workers hot and bothered by raging summer weather

GETTING hot under the collar? Not surprising, this summer — and maximum workplace temperatures are a hotly contested topic in Britain. There are no clear...