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How festive attraction killed the media magic

Not even the design skills of Lawrence Llewellyn-Bowen were enough to save the public image of Christmas attraction The Magical Journey

28 November 2014

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Come friday

Come Friday Night: Duncan Rudge, Malvern Hills District Council

Duncan, who holds a CMI diploma in management, runs a team of 25 planners in his Council role of development control manager. He tells us what he gets up to at the weekend, away from the office

28 November 2014

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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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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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Growth through people

Growth through people "the only option"

CMI welcomes the launch of a new initiative to boost employee skills and training through collaboration between industry, government and specialist bodies

25 November 2014

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snow

Make snow plans to dodge wintry woe, says CMI

Managers should devise detailed snow plans or see the weather cost them thousands of pounds, CMI warned today

25 November 2014

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