Business Works

Perils and pitfalls of the party season

by Ian Dawson, Employment Law expert, Shulmans LLP, jobs organization
The potential pitfalls surrounding office Christmas parties - including the dangers of social media slip-ups
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Ten tips for project success

by Tobias Andersson, COO, Projectplace

The world of business and project management is becoming fundamentally more complex - you need technology to be working for you, not against you
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Mindfulness and resilience at work

by John Chacksfield, Stress Management Consultant

It is surprising that not more is done to prevent or alleviate stress at work. If the company wastes 23 days a year then investing 5 days in stress management for employees is a small price to pay for prevention
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Employing staff for the first time

by Gareth Matthews, Employment Law Solicitor, MLP Law

Deciding to take on employees for the first time is a huge milestone for any business. So before taking the next step it is important to be fully prepared
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Managing stress in the workplace

by Neil Pickering, Director, Kronos

Whether stress is affecting a large or small portion of the workforce, it can have a big impact on the bottom line. It can also leave employees feeling unhappy and lead to high levels of absenteeism
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What makes a successful business person?

by Michael O'Connell, owner, Jolly Wodgers, leadership business
Anyone can set up a business, but to be successful you need to be tolerant, ready to work night and day, make huge personal sacrifices, have a good business plan and deliver it
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Managing sustained innovation for a smarter planet

by Dr Bernard Meyerson, IBM Fellow and VP Innovation

Extraordinary outcomes can be achieved when the right people, infrastructure and motivation come together - sustained innovation is becoming more significant
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What is the real purpose of a company?

by Dr Graham Wylie, CEO, The Medical Research Network

The role of the company - a vehicle to provide forms of specialisation in society that generates positive value to drive social improvements in quality-of-life
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Is banker bashing fair and justified?

by Sir Thomas Harris, Vice Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank

Seismic global economic shifts, unprecedented and depressing volatility in the markets, major concerns about the banking industry itself and a tsunami of new regulations have combined to make for a very difficult ride
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Stop wasting valuable talent

by Sharon Glancy, MD, People 1st

There has been a lot of talk about the representation of women on boards, but equally important is the loss of skills, experience and knowledge that happens after career breaks
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