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Employer brand through social recognition

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.

Article by: | Published: 30 September 2016

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The Question of fuel

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.

Article by: | Published: 28 September 2016

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“Super recognisers” outperform

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.

Article by: | Published: 15 September 2016

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How to survive in a post-Brexit world

Five points to consider when facing the potential impact of the UK’s exit from the EU/ As hot potatoes go, immigration policy and Brexit are probably as hot as they get. Politicians and pressure groups of all shades are throwing all sorts of opinions into the ring, the latest of which is a report from new think tank British Future.

Article by: | Published: 9 September 2016

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Inspired by the Olympics? Guide to doing business in Brazil

Companies motivated by the Olympics to do business in Brazil are being urged to understand cultural differences in the region before setting up meetings and conference calls. Alyssa Bantle, an expert in cross cultural training for Crown World Mobility, says taking time to understand how Brazilians work is the key to success.

Article by: | Published: 5 September 2016

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Creating the right image at work

When ‘What to Wear at Work’ was sent to us from Jermyn Street shirt-maker T.M. Lewin, it got us thinking about a topic that is close to our hearts - creating the right image at work.

Article by: | Published: 1 September 2016