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How to keep both introverts and extroverts in the workplace happy

Research from office furniture supplier, DBI Furniture has found 60% of workers don’t think that their employers are catering for their individual needs. Nick Pollitt, Managing Director of the firm truly believes that a lot more can be done to facilitate the needs of every employee making them feel as comfortable as possible in their […]

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Topshop boss Sir Philip Green faces more pension scheme questions from MPS

Frank Field, chairman of the Work and Pensions Committee, says the move follows reports Sir Philip is in talks to sell all or part of his business. The Sunday Times claimed that the billionaire had held talks with Chinese textiles giant Shandong Ruyi. Mr Field, who clashed with Sir Philip over BHS’s collapse, told the […]


Tesco’s Cardiff call centre closes with loss of 1000 jobs

Tesco announced the closure of the call centre last summer saying it was consolidating its customer engagement centres into a single site in Dundee, where 250 jobs would be created. It said it needed to ensure its business was “sustainable and cost effective”. Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) said it had made […]

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Company culture biggest factor holding back digital execution say business leaders

Heads of digital in large organisations are becoming increasingly frustrated with their company’s culture towards digital, which is holding back their ability to execute on digital strategies effectively, research by Acquia reveals. Half of heads of digital believe they lack digital strategy support from team members and those in other departments, and, worryingly, more than […]

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Lloyds Banking Group sets ethnic diversity target

Lloyds wants 8 per cent of senior management jobs done by people from an ethnic minority background by 2020 Lloyds says it is the first FTSE 100 company to commit to public ethnic diversity goals. Lloyds Banking Group has publicly committed to increasing the number of black, Asian and minority ethnic people it hires to both senior management […]