Reputation Matters

As the saying goes: it takes a lifetime to build a reputation, but a moment to lose it. 

When spying on your staff backfires

When spying on your staff backfires

As Barclays' recently-scrapped tracking software shows, snooping on your colleagues is never a good idea....

Ranked: Britain's best-run companies

Ranked: Britain's best-run companies

These are the businesses rated top by their peers for their quality of management.

I ran Iceland's central bank in 2009. Here's what I learned about crisis management

I ran Iceland's central bank in 2009. Here's what I learned about crisis ...

And you thought your turnaround was tricky.

"It's easy to write a cheque you don't have to cash for 30 years"

"It's easy to write a cheque you don't have to cash for 30 ...

But BP's new CEO has staked his legacy on going green.

The strange curse of No 11 Downing Street

The strange curse of No 11 Downing Street

As Sajid Javid has just discovered, “chancellors come and go… the Treasury endures forever”.

Why men are better at self-promotion than women

Why men are better at self-promotion than women

Research shows women underrate their performance even when they have an objective measure of how...

How to win at office politics

How to win at office politics

From feuds and power-hoarding to credit-stealing and cliques, workplace power plays can undermine an otherwise...

Ranked: The UK's best marketing departments

Ranked: The UK's best marketing departments

Exclusive research from Britain's Most Admired Companies shows which firms are most respected by their...

Message to Davos: Don't blame lack of trust on 'society'

Message to Davos: Don't blame lack of trust on 'society'

The reason people don't trust you is probably much closer to home, says public relations...

The psychological principle behind great branding

The psychological principle behind great branding

Expert marketers use four tools to create positive brand connections, says academic Mark Haselgrove.

Executive pay: Fair or unfair, scrutiny will only increase

Executive pay: Fair or unfair, scrutiny will only increase

There are complex reasons behind CEOs' enormous remuneration packages.

What if Milton Friedman was right about corporate purpose?

What if Milton Friedman was right about corporate purpose?

In the age of Extinction Rebellion, businesses need a purpose beyond profit. But crusading capitalists...