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salmond darling

Salmond "wins" final televised Scottish Independence debate

Poll suggests Scotland’s first minister trounced Better Together chief Alistair Darling in their heated last head-to-head before the Independence vote

26 August 2014

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fame or shame

How Greggs baked up a masterclass in social media crisis management

Unexpected parody blitz fails to ruffle food chain’s web team, which weighed in with a well-judged and good-natured response to Twitter trolls

22 August 2014

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Self employed rise

People are being their own bosses at highest rate for 40 years

Self-employment accounts for largest proportion of post-2008 UK jobs rise – but is it a sound alternative to working for an organisation?

22 August 2014

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What are YOU allowed to know about a job candidate's criminal past?

Privacy law specialists delve through a recent Supreme Court ruling, for points that EVERY manager should know about how far bosses are legally able to vet prospective staff

21 August 2014

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Fat cat pay

FTSE 100 chiefs rake in 131 times the average pay of staffers

Industry leaders risk alienating their employees, as executive salaries continue to soar after three decades of increases

21 August 2014

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Miliband bacon

How can Miliband convince us that he has what it takes to run the country?

A guest writer who is studying the Labour chief’s leadership style provides a checklist of traits that the bacon-sandwich-phobic politician must display to secure a victory at next year’s polls

21 August 2014

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Does Steve Ballmer aim to pull Microsoft's strings in wake of departure?

As tech giant’s former CEO finally quits board, his sign-off letter to current boss Satya Nadella reveals strong ambitions to remain involved with the firm’s activities

20 August 2014

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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