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Archives: Aug 06, 2013

EXPERT VIEW: How to unleash the ‘intrapreneurs’ in business

Posted on Aug 06, 2013 By In The Expert View

Large firms across the UK need to adopt the entrepreneurial spirit that drives so much value in start-ups and small firms. According to CIPD research, by encouraging a culture of ‘intrapreneurialism,’ big businesses could help their employees adopt entrepreneurial behaviours that foster innovation and growth. The word ‘intrapreneurs’ was coined

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Zero hours contracts are more widespread in UK

Posted on Aug 05, 2013 By In Employment news

New esearch suggests that there could be about one million zero hours workers in the UK – but just 14% report that their employer often fails to provide them with sufficient hours each week. The figures released today are early findings from CIPD research designed to investigate the usage

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EXPERT VIEW: The world’s changing faster than work

Posted on Aug 04, 2013 By In The Expert View

A number of Megatrends over the last century have changed the world of work beyond recognition, according to a report. But are businesses are aware of, or prepared for, the future trends that will shape the way we work and the performance of our organisations and economies in the

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