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Leona Charles

Staff Expectations and Your Business

published on June 10, 2010

British Airways narrowly averted a disaster this holiday season when a vote to strike was held illegal by the British high courts. The company is facing a showdown with its employees and many believe that the root of the problem …

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New Information on Services for Businesses Available from Job Centre Plus

published on November 24, 2009

Jobcentre Plus: Recruitment and Retention Services   £1000 Recruitment Subsidy We recognise recruitment can be expensive and that some employers are reluctant to take on customers who might not have recent or relevant work experience.  We can pay you £1000 …

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What Kraft Has Taught Us

published on November 6, 2009

In September 2009 Kraft released details of its rejected Cadbury’s merger proposal. Kraft offered Cadbury a price above their share price, 90 day stock price and closing stock price-so why did it fail? The proposal provides some important points that …

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How to Handle Poor Performance in the Workplace

published on October 6, 2009

In every business in every part of the world there is one situation that baffles even the most gifted professionals: poor performance.  Most supervisors view poor performance as an issue of the employee; but I believe that poor performance is …

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What Can Your Business Learn from the Amazon/Zappo’s.com Merger?

published on August 6, 2009

The merger of big business retailer Amazon and independent Zappo’s .com was a shock to many people including the staff of Zappo’s.com. So in the midst of all this shock was can your business learn from this $487 million dollar …

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