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SocialMobility

Social mobility in Britain is stuck, here’s what to do about it

There are ways to unlock social mobility in Britain, but they require very bold thinking. We could start by giving all children inspirational work-experience opportunities and by bigging up the new-style apprenticeships

26 May 2017

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CarolynFairbairn

CBI highlights importance of good management in regional development and building a successful economy post-Brexit

Increased investment in management training and development is key to closing not just the productivity gap between Britain and its G7 partners, but also the gaps that exist between different UK regions

25 May 2017

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SuzanneAnderson

Skills opportunity or payroll tax? Employers on the apprenticeship levy

In a straw poll conducted at CMI’s 2017 Partner conference, employers said that understanding and working with the new apprenticeship funding rules was by far their largest concern

24 May 2017

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PregnantWoman

Maternity leave: Why most return-to-work schemes are broken

Companies need to do more to support flexible working and support mothers as they come back to work

23 May 2017

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NewManagers

The new manager: your first 100 days

Whether it’s a promotion or a move into a new company, becoming a first-time manager gives you a chance to implement fresh ideas, set out your vision for the company, and maybe even inspire your colleagues along the way

23 May 2017

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GeneralElectionPollingStation

UK managers want single market access and freedom of movement post-Brexit

An exclusive CMI survey reveals what the nation’s managers are thinking about the big election issues

22 May 2017

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PollingStation

Manifestos round-up: CMI responds to the key management issues of the general election

Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election surprised many with its timing. Here, CMI looks at the main management issues of the election and responds to the main parties’ manifesto points

19 May 2017

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Professional Manager Magazine Spring 17

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  • 5 'Hallelujah!' leadership ideas +
  • Algorithmic government
  • New managers? Your first 100 days
  • How LinkedIn went wrong

Professional Manager - Winter 2017

Winter 2017

  • INSIDE A TURNAROUND -
    Direct Line CEO Paul Geddes tells his story...
  • 8 reasons to love your middle managers
  • Brigadier Suzanne Anderson - How the army is changing

Professional Manager - Autumn 2016

Autumn 2016

  • LESS IS MORE -
    Lessons in lean from high-productivity companies

Professional Manager - Summer 2016

Summer 2016

  • OPEN UP -
    Difference trumps conformity in the new, inclusive workforce

Professional Manager - Spring 2016

Spring 2016

  • SERIOUS LEADERSHIP -
    Confidence, Clarity, Results : How do you stack up against these outstanding Chartered Managers?

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Winter 2015

  • LOSE CONTROL -
    Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales has a message for Managers

PM Autumn 2015

Autumn 2015

  • EXCLUSIVE NEW RESEARCH -
    Meet the Pro50: Our pick of the UK's most productive companies

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Summer 2015

  • I’d like to teach the world to code -
    Decoded co-founder Kathryn Parsons discusses hierarchy and holacracy
  • The sorry tale of the Accidental Manager – think you can lead without training?
    You’re wrong
  • In at the Deep End – When it comes to business innovation ignorance can be bliss
  • Hidden Heroes – Your best talent is often out of sight
  • Silent Assassins – The career-killer bully walks among us

Front cover PM Spring

Spring 2015

  • The Rising Stars - We profile five of the finest Chartered Managers
  • Scent of a Woman – Jo Malone on going it alone
  • Shots in the Dark – You can use the unknown to your advantage
  • Lost in the post – Is email on its way out
  • Mindfulness – What is it, and how can it help you?

Front Cover PM Winter 

Winter 2015

  • MORAL CAPITAL
  • Passion play
  • Alienation game
  • Mumbo jungle

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Autumn 2014

  • STEPS TO SUCCESS
  • Shy happy people
  • Emotion in emotion
  • Fear rots the brain

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-2014

Winter 2014

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

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