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HR Analytics for a competitive advantage

In a dynamic world, human capital is arguably the most sustainable source of competitive differentiation and value creation. The role of HR is central to ensuring businesses are tapping into the vast potential of human capital, and interestingly, blending it with automation and digitization in unique ways.

Article by: | Published: 24 July 2015

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Greek tragedy

The rumblings in Europe appear to be building to a crescendo as the Greek debt negotiations reach a critical phase. Article from Mark Dampier, Head of Research, Hargreaves Lansdown.

Article by: | Published: 19 June 2015

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Global cost of living survey revealed

Just as foreign exchange costs create headwinds for many multinational organisations, currency fluctuations - driven by economic and political unrest - are contributing to the cost of expatriate packages for those on the front line of globalisation of their organisations.

Article by: | Published: 19 June 2015

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FM survey – surge in confidence in economic outlook

The UK facilities management (FM) sector is increasingly optimistic about prospects for both the UK economy and growth in FM over the coming year, according to research conducted by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) in partnership with i-FM.net and Barclays.

Article by: | Published: 26 May 2015

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Global Salary Increase Survey

The Global Salary Increase Survey which shows that UK employers continue to offer above average salary increases compared to those in most of the other larger European economies.

Article by: | Published: 30 March 2015

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Inflation report and unemployment summary

Employment is at a record high, unemployment is falling and wages are rising ahead of inflation, according to data released by the ONS this morning. Meanwhile the Bank of England have given their latest assessment of the UK economy in their quarterly inflation report. Laith Khalaf, Senior Analyst, Hargreaves Lansdown

Article by: | Published: 30 March 2015

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Investing in dividends for growth

High yield stocks have doubled the return of low yield stocks over 20 years This applies across large cap, mid cap and small cap stocks. The FTSE 100 index at a record high. Why high yield stocks have prospered Income funds for long term growth. Article from Hargreaves Lansdown.

Article by: | Published: 19 February 2015

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A safe inward journey

Britain is open for business to foreign investors. But faced with a complex matrix of regulations and cultural sensitivities, overseas businesses seeking to internationalise their business to the UK need strong professional advice to ensure the journey – for both the business and its migrant employees - goes inwards and upwards. James Townsend , Partner - employment, BP Collins LLP examines the role of immigration in inward investment.

Article by: | Published: 16 February 2015