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Are you prepared to declare what you pay your employees?

From 2017, the government will require all companies employing 250 people or more to publish details of what they pay male and female employees. Legal experts at IBB Solicitors outline how businesses can prepare for the fast approaching deadline and what the consequences will be if you miss it

Seven ways to avoid burnout

For many, being a successful leader means working around the clock, and putting family life, personal health and happiness to one side. ‘It will be worth it in the end', right? Not according to Sue Coyne, a former business leader and author. Here are her top tips on staying sane and being your most productive and inspiring self by preventing burnout

Thank goodness it's Monday: three psychological hacks to boost staff morale

Here's how you can encourage your employees to love your business like their own

How much do you know about your business?

New research suggests a surprisingly high number of managers make business decisions based on assumptions

Are your employees motivated enough?

Cracking the whip to increase productivity may work for short periods of time, but it's not enough to keep productivity levels high over longer periods. Here's how to super-size staff motivation

Which Olympic sport mirrors your management style?

With the Olympics underway, which of these top five athletic archetypes fits you best?

The real reason women become entrepreneurs

It's exactly why anyone would want to venture into the world of self-employment: flexibility, ownership, financial security, and in some cases, there was never another option!

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Is it worthwhile developing better leaders?

Frontline managers are an essential in companies with fewer hierarchical layers.

Fast-growing businesses must identify and develop high-potential employees at all levels for career progression– and current leaders have an important part to play

Finding the balance between skills and fit when recruiting

Tom Marsden, CEO of Saberr, discusses the “skills versus fit” debate and advises how companies can be more diligent in the hiring process to make sure they get the balance right

How to grow your business if you’ve run out of ideas

Running out of ideas can seem like a dead-end: but there are ways you can work through a creative block in your business thinking, say Amasty

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