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Archives: Nov 15, 2013

‘I’m quitting’: a return to work after spell abroad can be final straw

Posted on Nov 15, 2013 By In Inside the world of work

Increasingly Scots are sent overseas to work. While this is all good news for the economy – it seems there is a downside to those returning to their old workplaces. While many will miss the excitement of living in another culture and environment – and perpetual sunshine in sunnier climates

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The dreaded employment survey is dying – says research

Posted on Nov 14, 2013 By In Inside the world of work

It has become a staple in the HR manager’s armoury: the dreaded employment survey. Yet many organisations have become so obsessed with scores on employee surveys they have completely lost sight of what they set out to do – listen to their people. Now a research study, The Future of

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EXPERT VIEW: Law firms merit a place on the high streets

Posted on Nov 11, 2013 By In The Expert View

Local lawyers are part of our towns, says Malcolm Mackay The renowned architect Malcolm Fraser and his advisory group have made some excellent recommendations in their review of the future of Scotland’s towns. But I would respectfully suggest there is a serious omission that requires inclusion – the evolving role

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