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Are you pushing for gender equality and a #BalanceforBetter in the workplace? Time to be...

The pitfalls of inclusive leadership

You may have good intentions, but don't presume it's working, says the Royal Academy of...

Nigeria's hidden opportunities

Africa's most populous country has a reputation for corruption and chaos. But for companies that...

How one marketing campaign quadrupled Vanarama's turnover

The van leasing company saw a unique opportunity in football sponsorship.

Fast furniture: How Swoon slashed costs with supply chain innovation and analytics

Swoon co-founder Debbie Williamson did what all innovators do, and put the customer first.

What is data localisation and why does it matter to your business?

Around the world, rules are tightening about how you collect, store and handle data.

How "acting like a leader" can backfire

You have to find your own leadership style rather than conform to stereotypes, says the...

Is Jeff Bezos the saviour of the British high street?

Bricks-and-mortar retail has a belief problem. Everyone thinks it's doomed so nobody invests. But ecommerce...

A leadership tip for coping with stress

This CEO uses the concept of a 'sympathy window' to handle the hard times.

There are only two Brexit scenarios left: Ex Downing Street insider

Our well-connected corporate lobbyist finds a surprising consensus across the political divide over what happens...

Can Cambridge become the world's leading biotech cluster?

The fenland city has big plans for its £4.2bn life sciences hub, but without support...

When the CEO needs to sack the board

Joining a business after rapid growth, Russ Shaw found himself tasked with doing some trimming....

Why are Britain's companies so unproductive?

Bad managers and an atomistic business culture mean the UK has a long tail of...

"Our job as leaders is to remove fear." Discuss

Danger isn't the enemy of innovation, says Nils Leonard, founder of creative studio Uncommon. But...

What's not working about D&I

Everyone agrees that D&I is good for business (and the bottom line). So why is...

What Goldman Sachs can teach you about keeping a global business together

The bank's former European HR head explains that you can't expect to create an identikit...

Real leaders need to lose the ego

Management thinker Isaac Getz on the business importance of reducing your over-inflated sense of self...

The two principles of great employee engagement

The CEO of Britain's largest family-run recruitment agency has a simple approach to employee satisfaction....

What they don't tell you about design thinking

There are no easy wins in disruptive innovation, says academic David Dunne.

"I wasted £1m paying people who essentially added no value"

Lessons in recruitment from James Uffindell, founder of scale-up Bright Network.

The alcohol-free revolution that's driving drink sales

A boom in the wellness economy has spurred a burgeoning market for booze-less beverages.

Closing the gender say gap: Why business needs more visible women

OPINION: The CEO of marcomms agency Man Bites Dog says that businesses and women have...

Empowering employees is easy... when you agree with them

"I wanted a culture of autonomy, but I had no faith in the product." Ella's...

Why you can't afford to make exports an afterthought

Cobra Beer's founder Karan Bilimoria shares how he built his export success story.

How the Premier League became an export superstar

Forget the Royal Wedding - the Premier League is Britain's biggest brand.

What can you learn from Sir Charles Clore?

The son of a Latvian migrant became one of UK retail's more rebellious trailblazers.

Britain's best run companies

This is what the leaders of Britain's most successful firms think about their rivals' quality...

The one quality leaders need in a turnaround

Rescuing a business from a death spiral requires a specific set of skills, says former...

Why successful cultural change starts with the seating plan

When tasked with integrating several merged businesses, Havas UK's Chris Hirst knew just where to...

How to lead when the world's gone crazy

Modern business is riddled with uncertainty, which raises anxiety and leads to bad decisions.

What can British business learn from the Germans?

Germany's industrial strategy has deep roots in local firms, helping it solve common problems such...

Can you spot a liar at work?

In the post-truth, post-trust world of 2019, being able to tell when you're being sold...

What this call centre can teach you about employee engagement

Truly engaged staff need to feel empowered, says Moneypenny CEO Ed Reeves.

Lessons from Davos for building a diverse team

LinkedIn's co-founder Allen Blue tackles the issue of unconscious bias in AI.

Business lessons in making your own luck

The CEO of international drinks retailer Global Brands shows that there's no such thing as...

3 ideas to revitalise your company culture

Phil Jones battled hierarchy and inertia when he took over Brother UK five years ago....

Why Alibaba is helping British companies crack China

The Chinese e-commerce giant is teaching western companies to tailor their products for Chinese consumers....

Is your company doing outstanding charity work?

BUSINESS CHARITY AWARDS: Deadline for entries extended until February 12.

Is this Britain's most unexpected cybersecurity hub?

Great Malvern is famous for Victorian tourism and bottled mineral water, but now it's at...

3 mistakes to avoid when breaking new markets

The founder of Kohli Ventures Tej Kohli explains that there's money to be made in...

Why growing your business could be the worst decision you make

OPINION: The most durable organisations stay small, says Company of One author Paul Jarvis.

What you can learn from a man who's completed over 100 acquisitions

Sage's former European CEO Paul Stobart shares what he's learned about successful M&A.

The dangers of formulaic recruitment

"It's not a bad thing for any business to hire people who've got something to...

Read like a CEO: Julian Richer

Ethical business and challenging perspectives are themes of the high street electronics boss' bookshelf.

4 ways to prepare a workforce for disruption

ONE MINUTE BRIEFING: Leading through change requires a constant focus on learning, says IBM consulting...

Why Linklaters is hiring neurodiverse people

ONE MINUTE BRIEFING: COO Matt Peers explains how simple adjustments are helping the law firm...

How Deliveroo can win

The delivery company has appointed its first CMO. That's a good start, says brand agency...

Which UK businesses have the best marketing?

Here's how the top British businesses view their peers' ability to engage and satisfy customers....

Why I stopped looking at which universities our applicants went to

ONE MINUTE BRIEFING: O2's HR head Ann Pickering believes it's a mistake to limit your...

The uncomfortable truth about work

How to reframe your perspective on the nine to five - and become a true...

Cornwall's £1bn spaceport plan hopes for lift-off in 2021

Who needs Cape Canaveral?

Why leaders need to stop suffering in silence

ONE MINUTE BRIEFING: Leaders have a responsibility as mental health role models, says MediaCom CEO...

Should all companies have a shadow executive committee?

Investment firm Ardian created a committee of millennials to help break down silos, plan for...

How customer feedback helped Dreams grow sales by 50%

ONE MINUTE BRIEFING: Dreams CEO Mike Logue explains how customer surveys revealed a surprising opportunity...

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11 business books to read in 2019

Innovation, joy and fear feature in our list of new releases.

How to grow in a saturated market

ONE MINUTE BRIEFING: FMCG boss Elio Leoni Sceti found a clever opportunity for market leader...

The Future is Human: Radical ideas to improve work

Six authors will share their radical ideas to improve work at the Future of Work...

Why Twitter's European boss works a 40 hour week

ONE MINUTE BRIEFING: Bruce Daisley shares how he prioritises quality over quantity.