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Equalities watchdog blocks women-only board shortlists

The Equalities and Human Rights Commission deems all-women illegal in landmark move.

25 July 2014

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fame or shame

Have fast food brands reacted too slowly to China meat crisis?

Three leading purveyors have condemned lax standards in China’s food industry, but may not have done enough to restore consumer confidence

25 July 2014

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Youth jobs

Employers improving engagement with young jobseekers, finds CIPD

Research indicates that bosses are beginning to adjust their recruitment practices to make them more “youth friendly”

24 July 2014

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Obesity ruling

How does EU ruling on workplace obesity affect bosses?

An opinion from Europe’s central court has advised that obesity should be regarded as a disability. A specialist employment lawyer provides some thoughts on how this affects managers

24 July 2014

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Michael Gove

Why did the "Michael Gove problem" need solving?

David Cameron’s sentiment-free move to demote the reformer who garnered pockets of admiration amid wider parental enmity reveals what kind of battleground the next election will be fought on

23 July 2014

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RBS lending

RBS chiefs accused of "belated U-turn" on business lending evidence

Leading Tory MP criticises bank’s apparent backtrack on regrets that its restructuring division was described internally as a “profit centre”

23 July 2014

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Leading our way to the future: management lessons from Slough

Guest blogger Abigail Gibson, Senior Manager at the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, says that a new UKCES funding programme could help turn around the UK’s leadership and management problem.

23 July 2014

Summer-2014

Summer 2014

  • MEET THE CHAIRMAN
  • Psyched to lead
  • The juvenocrats
  • Heaven and hell
Spring-2014

Spring 2014

  • INDIE KID
  • Super snoopers
  • Asian takeaway
  • Woman's world
Winter-2013

Winter 2013

  • SILVER BULLET
  • You're a liar
  • The death of thinking
  • Energy crash
Autumn-2013

Autumn 2013

  • THE SNOWBALL EFFECT
  • Room at the top
  • Glad to be unhappy
  • Future leader
Summer-2013

Summer 2013

  • THE KEY CODE
  • The trouble with X
  • Breaking your business
  • Is your boss a psycho?
Spring-2013

Spring 2013

  • LORD ABOVE
  • How to switch sides
  • Fight the good fight
  • Get over the Bric wall
February-March-2013

February/March 2013

  • CAREER WOMAN
  • Enter the moral maze
  • To flirt or not to flirt?
  • Who shares wins
Winter-2012

Winter 2012

  • BLUE COLLAR BOSS
  • Points mean prizes
  • Geek speak
  • Meet the winners