Business Works

Flexibility of working hours is the answer

by Stephen James, Marketing Manager, Ebuyer, hr technology
Now is the time to embrace flexible working hours, especially to attract and retain employees - adapt to the new cultures to be successful
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The right training for business success

by James Croft, Chair, Centre for Education Economics

The degree of churn among start-up businesses tells a story of undesirable business failure. The positive difference that the right kind of education and training can have
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Hidden health implications of self-employment

by Ed Molyneux, CEO and co-founder of FreeAgent

The pressure of running a business is affecting the mental and physical health of many self-employed
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The life cycle of risk

by Dr David Hillson, The Risk Doctor

When we work on projects in business there are clearly risks involved that we should consider as part of the management process
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Four secrets to being more resilient

by Rosalind Cardinal, Managing Director, Shaping Change

Resilience is essential not just in everyday life but in business as well. It is something anyone can build - 4 secrets to success
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The UK EU Referendum - an anthropologist's view

by Dr Tamara Dragadze,
What were the reasons evoked in the UK electorate by the 'in' and 'out' campaigns and why?
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What makes a successful business person?

by Michael O'Connell, owner, Jolly Wodgers

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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