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Checking for vital signs, post M&A

While some organisations become quite skilled at acquiring, the dynamic of each integration remains unique and the risks of getting it wrong are high.

Article by: | Published: 2 November 2011

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M&As not a game of chance

With a number of recent announcements of high profile megadeals, such as HP buying the UK’s Autonomy, and SAB Miller’s bid for Fosters, it seems that mergers and acquisitions are on the up.

Article by: | Published: 20 October 2011

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Remote working: HR friend or foe?

The landscape in which we work has changed dramatically over recent years, with technology a key driver in the ‘social change’ we see within the workplace with the growth of remote and flexible working.

Article by: | Published: 20 October 2011

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Employees keen to save more

A new report detailing new research into the measures that need to be taken by Government, employers and industry to ensure the plan for pension auto-enrolment is a success and makes it easier for more people to save enough for their long term future.

Article by: | Published: 20 October 2011

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Litigation trends

Disputes ahead as global businesses await increased regulatory proceedings, and raise concerns about related litigation.

Article by: | Published: 19 October 2011

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It takes two to make a baby

Recent changes increasing the right to paternity leave have led to fears that men taking up to 26 weeks may have a negative impact on employers.

Article by: | Published: 19 October 2011

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A fairer future

The stated aim of Equality Act 2010 is to create “a fairer future”. While the Act has streamlined and simplified equality law, some provisions have been delayed, some abandoned altogether and some are being considered for abolition.

Article by: | Published: 17 October 2011