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BeachOffice

Should managers expect staff to work on holiday?

Is it possible for holidays to be totally work-free time or should bosses expect employees to continue contributing from Desk-on-Sea?

27 July 2015

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NikkeiFT

What fortune could the Japanese bring to the FT?

The Pink ’un is set to have a Far Eastern flavour, as publisher Pearson sold the Financial Times to Japanese media group Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) for £844m.

27 July 2015

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Presentation

5 steps to the perfect business presentation

We’ve all been struck with fear when asked to deliver a presentation on business performance or the latest product launch, but you can ease the pain with these five easy steps from The Worklife Company founder Lynne Copp.

27 July 2015

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DegreeApprenticeships

Government gives go-ahead to degree-level management apprenticeship

CMI’s Petra Wilton said this new apprenticeship scheme will be ‘game-changing’

24 July 2015

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Microsoft

Four Reasons Microsoft Has Fallen So Far Behind Apple And Google

Once the premier technology company in the world, Microsoft continues to wither in the face of rivals Apple and Google, after reporting a £2bn net loss during the last quarter. But what mistakes have led to the collapse of this computing giant?

23 July 2015

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Hidden Heroes

How to spot the hidden heroes who can drive your business forward

Your best talent is often hidden out of sight or sitting quietly on the sidelines. The best managers have a knack for spotting these diamonds in the rough, but how do they do it?

22 July 2015

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OlderWorkers

Employers Need Older Workers To Fill Skills Gap

With an ageing population and a decline in the relative numbers of young people leaving education, firms will need to look to the over-50s to staff their organisations.

22 July 2015

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Toshiba

How Toshiba accounting scandal raises questions over Japan's "closed" management model

Is the management style of Japan’s largest firms too insular? In the wake of Toshiba’s financial woes, experts think change is required

21 July 2015

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LivingWage

All you need to know about the living wage

As businesses start to respond to the government’s introduction of the National Living Wage, what do you need to know about chancellor George Osborne’s new minimum level of pay?

21 July 2015

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Disenchanted

How employees go from engaged to disenchanted in 5 easy steps

A fully engaged employee can help drive a business forward, but when bad management starts to turn workers against the company chaos can ensue. Find out about the five management mistakes that can turn a model employee into a vengeful organisational terrorist.

21 July 2015

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