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Staff Sickness Absence Levels Are Lower, But Is Presenteeism Rising?

Absence management experts warn that lower rates of sickness absence in your workplace could be down to employee’s fear of losing their job, rather than a healthier workforce

28 March 2017

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SimonCaulkin

Simon Caulkin on… The curse of size

Big mergers are often merely an investment in political power and influence

28 March 2017

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Ann Francke: Brexit must now be treated as an opportunity to forge global business partnerships

But CMI’s chief executive says government must consult with business leaders to secure the best deal for Britain

27 March 2017

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Two thirds of women would shun employers over lack of equal pay [New data]

Glassdoor survey reveals 65% of women (and 27% of men) would not apply for a job at a company where men and women are not given equal pay

24 March 2017

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Phil Jones on… correlative leadership

The Brother UK managing director talks about the four pillars of leadership that have helped him progress in his career

23 March 2017

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BankOfEngland

BoE’s Haldane: Poor management to blame for poor productivity

Bank of England chief economist says Britain needs to improve the quality of its managers if it is to be competitive on the global stage

22 March 2017

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Brexit

Brexit and the psychology of loss

Brexit divided politicians, friends, family and colleagues. But how can the psychology of loss explain our reactions towards this outcome?

21 March 2017

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Management Lessons from the Collapsed Kraft Heinz-Unilever Takeover

Poised to be one of the world’s biggest corporate takeovers ever, the collapse of Kraft Heinz’s short-lived bid to purchase Unilever last month revealed a series of management insights for all executives and bosses to learn from

21 March 2017

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How to manage volunteers

Volunteers need good management just like any worker, but perception and emotional intelligence are even more important

20 March 2017

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Can’t get no satisfaction? How Poor Employee Engagement Dislocates Your Business

The failure of many UK chief executives and managing directors to engage and communicate effectively with employees is negatively impacting staff satisfaction and motivation, according to new research

17 March 2017

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