Insights

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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Gender gap

Most female managers would have to work up to 80 to get equal pay

Gender pay gap means that female bosses would have to toil all the way through their 70s to earn as much money as men before they retire, CMI research reveals

19 August 2014

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Gender pay gap infographic

Retirement age for women? 80, if they want to earn as much as men

New salary figures show that a 'mid-life pay crisis' is hitting female managers, with women aged 40-plus earning 35% less than men. To earn the same as a male manager over a career, a woman would have to work the equivalent of over 14 years more - which, based on a pension age of 65, would mean working until nearly 80.

19 August 2014

Social access

Third of Gen Y workers would trade social media access for job security

Large chunk of younger employees would open personal data to bosses if it helped to shore up their positions, finds PwC

18 August 2014

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Personal presence

Why HR bosses must cultivate leaders with strong personal presence

Building teams with self-confident staff will help push small firms to success as the economy returns to good health, according to a leading self-esteem specialist

15 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