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UK needs urgent working culture shock

The study of 1600 UK-based companies across a diverse set of sectors measured a number of key metrics, from flexible working to rewards programmes, team bonding activity to the sharing of information, working environments to employee retention, the research highlighted the extent to which old school traditions still dictate management practices across UK PLC.

Contributor: Chieu Cao | Published: 17 November 2017

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Why “always-on” is a big negative

What is more, nearly two-thirds (61 percent) believe that curtailing the use of out of hours work emails could lead to better employee morale with just 9 percent saying limits would hit morale and just 6 percent saying it would result in staff leaving an employer.

Contributor: Adrian Matthews | Published: 14 November 2017

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Chinese tourists spending more on tourism abroad

Last year was another strong year for outbound tourism from China, the world’s leading outbound market. International tourism expenditure grew by US$ 11 billion to US$ 261 billion, an increase by 12 percent (in local currency). Comment from World Tourism Organisation.

Contributor: World Tourism Organisation | Published: 27 April 2017

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Employees hold employers responsible for culture

Research reveals that workers are placing more responsibility on employers to enable them with the skills required to be successful as they face massive changes being brought by the digital economy.

Contributor: Paul Appleby | Published: 27 January 2017