Rather than the current stalemate, the working and education spheres need to better complement one another, says Martin Reed
In difficult economic times, all SMEs walk a tightrope between cutting costs and investing in the future of their business
Sometimes it can seem like the world of business has no room for personality. People need to match the job description rather than the other way round. But is there a way we can work according to who our employees really are?
It’s an unfortunate truism that in the business world opinions are formed in the first few seconds of meeting someone. But what does your state of dress say about you? And is a suit and tie all you want people to see?
Even with the candidate profiling available these days, it can be hard to know exactly what the most important qualities are in a potential applicant
The ideal non-executive director should be like a friendly uncle – he can put his arm around you while giving you a good bollocking. Read on for the lowdown on why you need one, and when and how to get the relationship right
Auto-enrolment is intended to help us save a little more for our future. But it seems like the cost of that is being paid now as employers worry that auto-enrolment will cost them a tenth of their payroll
The Government’s plans to auto-enrol employees in their employers pension schemes is intended to reduce the strain on their coffers in years to come. But the initiative has run into something of a stumbling block – half of us don’t even know it exists