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Bad Habits in the boardroom

Almost half of UK Non Executive Directors feel underused and undervalued Nearly half of Non Executive Directors (46%) do not feel that their experience and knowledge is leveraged to full effect often enough by the Boards they sit on according to a new study(1) by Korn/Ferry Whitehead Mann and KPMG. The research was conducted on…

Stephen Smith: Flexible communications – the ‘green’ dimension

In times of financial stringency, it is no wonder that the main focus is on how more flexible communications makes economic sense. Yet as the example of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) graphically shows, there is a valuable additional benefit – offering a greener alternative by improving corporate environmental performance. Established in 2003, the…

Flexible working benefits employers, expert claims

An expert has added her voice to the growing calls for the extension of flexible working rights and stressed that such arrangements can bring tangible benefits to both employers and staff. Gill Trevelyan, head of good practice services at advisory body Acas, explained that flexible working can have a positive impact on relations between bosses…

Employees have been urged to consider stepping up their internal branding efforts, which one expert has claimed can help to improve employee engagement in a particularly difficult period. Jarrod Parker, consultants and actuaries head at pension benefit and advisory firm Alexander Forbes, explained that although the process is a relatively recent arrival on British shores,…