Our Brexit negotiations deserve better thinking about the new globalization according to top economist and globalization expert Richard Baldwin. His new book The Great Convergence argues that the 20th century view of trade – goods that were made in one nation and sold in another – is deeply misleading in today’s world.
Published: 24 October 2016
Waiting - we all hate to do it. Whether it’s sitting at traffic lights waiting for the green light or standing in a kitchen waiting for the kettle to boil, we would much rather be using our time more productively. Unfortunately, these kinds of things are hard to avoid in everyday life, but that doesn’t mean we should accept waiting in the workplace. Here, Stephen Parker, CEO of Parker Software, explores how business automation technology can give businesses the green light.
Published: 19 October 2016
Here are three questions you may have never asked yourself prior to entering into a negotiation, but should: What kind of negotiator am I? What kind of negotiator would I like to be? From Veteran negotiation and contracts expert Eldonna Lewis-Fernandez, author of “Think Like a Negotiator
Published: 17 October 2016
The UK’s small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are outperforming larger businesses in keeping their staff happy, according to new global research released today by LinkedIn. Despite this advantage, many still perceive a struggle in attracting and hiring top candidates.
Published: 7 October 2016
Storming out of your job might be a very bad idea. Many put-upon employees dream of telling their boss where to stick their job before storming out in a blaze of glory, but very few actually have the guts to manage it.
Published: 5 October 2016
Before dedicating budget, business leaders always ask themselves if it will produce a satisfactory return on investment (ROI). When it comes to employee recognition, the ROI quickly becomes clear.
Published: 30 September 2016
One year on and VWgate has been all but forgotten by most of the trade and retail consumers. From a value perspective, the initial knee jerk reaction experienced in September 2015 that led to differences of up to four percentage points on the Glass used car index for VW Golf diesel vehicles, and larger for other Group brands, has dissipated and the index now shows a negligible negative impact. Article from Glass.
Published: 28 September 2016
Do you keep wishing there were more hours in the day? And do you often feel that you’re working more hours than you want to, but not seeing the rewards you would expect?
Published: 23 September 2016
Have you ever wondered how much of your time in the office is spent on the phone, reading emails, drinking tea and looking for missing stationery?
Published: 16 September 2016
In an age where human beings are increasingly outperformed by computer algorithms and facial recognition technology can perform wonders, ‘super recognisers’, humans with extraordinary abilities to recollect facial features, pip algorithms when it comes to recognising faces.
Published: 15 September 2016