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How Walmart web gaffe spawned unhappy Halloween for customers

Retail giant’s choice of language on website’s costume section elicits scary response from public and media

31 October 2014

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Three quarters of ex-Remploy staff are unemployed

One year on from redundancies in wake of factory closures, just 25% of people who benefitted from scheme for disabled workers are currently in work, research shows

31 October 2014

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Tim Cook comes out in plea for broader workplace diversity

Apple CEO publicly acknowledges sexuality as a means of highlighting challenges that minorities face from managers at work

30 October 2014

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Third of managers witness poor ethical conduct in their firms

UK organisations – especially large and declining ones – still have much work to do to improve their ethical standards, finds CMI

30 October 2014

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Company strength key in Clasper's bid to boost middle managers

New CMI president Mike Clasper’s hugely varied background should aid his planned revolution in middle management

30 October 2014

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What Labour's local difficulties mean for Miliband

Harnessing support from Scotland and the regions will be crucial for galvanising the Labour leader’s grip on the party – and its electoral prospects, writes our guest columnist

29 October 2014

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How cinema bosses' redundancy statement soured Living Wage deal

Industrial relations collapse at famous local movie house, with staff citing betrayal after pay pact is followed by layoffs

29 October 2014

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What is the true shape of the ideal manager?

Wide-ranging Reed survey finds out which trusty qualities and well-known personalities blend in people’s minds to produce the ultimate leader

29 October 2014

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Women more likely to feel isolated when starting up businesses

Research shines a light on different gender experiences in the early days of forming new companies

28 October 2014

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Sports Direct bosses in zero-hours transparency deal

Looming threat of tribunal forces company to draw up new code for job ads and employee rights

28 October 2014

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