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TWO working days lost each week to the daily commute

We Brits are known for our long working hours culture, but now it seems we’re not only spending more time in the office than any of our European colleagues we’re also spending a lot more time actually getting to and from the workplace every day. A report published today by the TUC has revealed that […]

UK workers change jobs at least SIX times during their career

New research has revealed that the average UK worker will work more than 9,000 unpaid extra hours throughout their career, changing jobs at least six times and receive up to nine pay rises throughout their professional life. The report, published by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), also found that the average adult will earn […]

How to recruit your next CFO

The role of the chief financial officer (CFO) has evolved over the last few years. Once considered the chief bean counter within the organisation, today’s CFO is becoming more operational, systems focused and one of the most important and senior people after the CEO. Organisations have fallen under increasing scrutiny since the recession – not […]

How to Make Your Stamp as a Leader

Starting a new leadership position can be an intimidating experience for even the most capable person. The Center for Creative Leadership found that up to 40% of newly promoted managers and executives find themselves without a job within 18 months of being promoted – illustrating that the pressure is on from day one. Leaders will […]

What can the sporting world teach us about leadership?

The current Rugby World Cup may seem like a trivial event, but there is actually a lot that can be learnt in business from the world of sport. Ideas of leadership, teamwork and sharing common goals are prevalent in sport, so leaders can look to the on-going World Cup as a prime example of how […]

Are CEOs becoming more popular culture friendly?

CEOs find themselves having to do a lot of work in the public eye during their day to day life, but how often do you find them being interviewed on television? Not very often. More inclined to speak to the newspaper and magazine press, CEOs often shy away from the camera by taking the attitude […]

Is it time to reinvent Ralph Lauren?

With the recent announcement that Ralph Lauren is stepping down from his eponymous company after nearly 50 years at the helm, employees, stockholders and the general public will be looking at the international brand with interest to see where the future takes the company. But will this change mean a continuation of what has made […]

Strong Leadership in demand in light of VW emissions scandal

Anybody who has been paying attention to the news over the past week will know that German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen is facing a huge challenge in maintaining in reputation as one of the leading businesses in its field. This comes after it was revealed that the US Environmental Protection Agency found that a prohibited device […]