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BMW chiefs hit out at Merkel female board quotas

Carmaker argues that German plan to force firms to give 30% of top-flight seats to women is not the right way to promote diversity

27 November 2014

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Why speed is of the essence in business decisions

Often, entrepreneurship is more like a sprint than a chess game. But there is much less to be afraid of about moving fast than you may think – and many opportunities to seize

27 November 2014

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Think act

Significant measures announced to help bosses and staff tackle gender pay gap

A government initiative for driving cultural change in the handling of female staffers’ careers is set for dramatic expansion. We take a look at what’s in store

27 November 2014

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IoD blazes over gas chief's pay deal

Influential business lobbying group mounts unusual attack on proposed £25m package for fuelling negative public image of big business and executive pay

26 November 2014

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Parental leave

Countdown to shared parental leave: are YOU ready?

As D-Day approaches for enforcement of key legislation, experts from CMI and Mumsnet offer their thoughts on the scheme

26 November 2014

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Investigation suggests reward and compensation policies may be doing more harm than good

Evidence presented at HR summit by CMI Ambassador suggests a downside but little upside.

Reward and remuneration policies may be doing more harm than good. According to CMI ambassador Prof. Colin Coulson-Thomas boards need to question whether they are helping or hindering.

26 November 2014

Ballot

Who are the biggest losers from Rochester and Strood?

While the Conservatives were tipped to be the most wounded party in last week’s by-election, an errant tweet led Labour to lose control of the agenda – and the Lib Dems were all but deserted

26 November 2014

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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-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