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Did You Have A Good Recession?

What are you talking about? No one asks that....but they should. Recessions are great times to change.... to develop, to grow, to stretch the gap between you and your competitors. And it doesnít matter if you are a company, a team or an individual. Everyone at all levels should ask the question of themselves and their teams, of their companies and their competitors, of their suppliers and their customers. read more


Butch And Sundance Show The Way

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is one of my favourite films of all time. Itís funny. It has pathos. Itís beautifully shot and it teaches us about successful business. From the first to the last the characters superbly played by Paul Newman and Robert Redford stay true to their values and reveal a partnership that balances growth management and operations. read more


Coming Up For Air - How Not To Drown In An Ocean Of Applications Without Damaging Your Employment Brand

Coming up for air - how not to drown in an ocean of applications without damaging your employment brand read more


One In Three Graduates Disenchanted As Employers Fail To Meet Expectations

As the first national survey to explore the realities of graduate jobs exposes the failed promises of UK businesses, Graduate Prospects and the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) call for employers to take heed and harness talent as a means to economic growth. read more


Home Working Tips - How To Spend Less

An unbelievable amount of money is thrown away every year by home workers, simply because they are not running their finances efficiently. Below, I have outlined the top five most common errors that at best cost you and your business money, and at worst can cause your company to crash and burn. read more


Trade Association Urges Business Owners To Seek Code Of Conduct When It Comes To Flexible Space

With the reported number of businesses seeking flexible space on the increase, the Business Centre Association (BCA) is urging company owners to sign with a serviced space provider that adheres to the recommended industry guidelines. read more


Persuading Your Employer To Implement Mobile Working

If you are going to persuade your employer to agree to home working, it is evidently important to focus on the benefits that it will offer the business. Encouragingly, a study by T-Mobile found that almost half (47%) of companies are considering implementing a flexible working policy as a means to maintain growth and reduce costs in the current economic slowdown. read more


Compass Group plc

Compass Group is the world's largest contract foodservices provider with operations in more than 50 countries and more than 388,000 employees. It provides hospitality, foodservice and a range of selected support services for a variety of businesses and such public sector clients as cultural institutions, hospitals, and schools. read more


Cobham plc

Cobham is a global company engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Cobham has four divisions specialising in the provision of components, subsystems and services that keep people safe, improve communications and enhance the performance of platforms. read more


Centrica plc

Centrica was formed in 1997 after a demerged from British Gas plc. It is the UKís largest gas supplier with two types of business Ė downstream (supplying energy to homes and businesses; providing home and energy services) and upstream (generating electricity and produces gas; buying, storing and selling energy internationally). read more