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The Future of Jobs: Five responses to a changing employment market

A new report says that managers must work closely with schools and colleges to prepare young people for work and avoid chronic skills shortages and low productivity in the future

20 October 2017

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Workplace culture

The 20 best UK companies by workplace culture (chosen by employees)

Where do employees most like to work? The 20 companies with the best workplace culture and leadership development – as chosen by employees – have been named in new research by CMI and job site Glassdoor

20 October 2017

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Agile Working

Why it’s time to ditch the nine-till-five

As technology, behaviours and culture evolves, so does the way we view our work. New futurology research reveals how organisations that introduce agile working substantially improve productivity, save on costs and find it much easier to recruit

19 October 2017

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Anne Thomas

Executive apprenticeships: Major employers endorse new route to development

More and more major employers are realising the true cost of inadequate management. So it’s little surprise that many are interested in the new Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeships as an alternative route for executive development.

18 October 2017

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Martin Donnelly

Change management: how one government department upped its game

CMI Companion and former permanent secretary Sir Martin Donnelly led the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills through a period of profound and painful change. At a recent CMI Companions roundtable, part of the new “Shape the future of management” event series, he told the story for the first time...

17 October 2017

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MBOY

CMI announces Management Book of the Year shortlist

Leadership lessons from the past, present and future are the big themes running through the 25 titles shortlisted for the 2018 Management Book of the Year

16 October 2017

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Dame Fiona Kendrick

Executive apprenticeships: “this is ground-breaking territory”

The chairman of Nestlé UK & Ireland told a CMI audience this week that the advent of Master’s Degree Apprenticeships is a turning point for UK industry that will help employers not just to upskill existing employees but also develop the next generation of managers

13 October 2017

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