Insights

Banking oath

Banking chiefs need oath to regain public trust, says think tank

Finance professionals should make formal pledge to colleagues, customers and public to carry out duties in an ethical fashion, report argues

29 July 2014

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NHS redundancies

Redundancy payouts to NHS bureaucrats hit £1.6bn

Coalition’s health-service reforms have led to huge spend on departures of bosses who often end up coming back

28 July 2014

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Corporate governance and reporting serving vested interests rather than benefiting the public

A theme paper for a forthcoming London Global Convention that will discuss governance, reporting and sustainability is questioning whether a change of direction is required.

28 July 2014

diversboard

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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Summer-2014

Summer 2014

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

Spring 2014

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  • Asian takeaway
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Winter-2013

Winter 2013

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  • You're a liar
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  • Energy crash
Autumn-2013

Autumn 2013

  • THE SNOWBALL EFFECT
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Summer-2013

Summer 2013

  • THE KEY CODE
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  • 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