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Protected: PMB Presentation in .pdf format 17th March 2015

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Who’s next?

In the past few days, it has emerged that Oxford University Press has paid £1.9 Million  to the Serious Fraud Office after admitting that two of their overseas subsidiary companies had obtained sales in Kenya and Tanzania by paying bribes.  … Continue reading

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Cross-Cultural Business

As someone who worked alongside the talented team at Nature  for many years, I have always tended to regard “culture” as something that lurks in a petri dish or alternatively – as many HR Professionals will tell you – the … Continue reading

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Graduate recruitment – more candidates required

According to the Association of Graduate Recruiters, over 30% of companies failed to recruit the number of graduates that they wanted to, last year.  This may sound ludicrous, in the middle of the biggest world economic crisis for 70 years, … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Workhouse

I had intended to write a blog warning everyone about the perils of the Christmas Period but it’s too late now, really.  So, from an HR perspective, I hope that your Christmas party passed off without any sexual harassment claims, that … Continue reading

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What’s your perception of corruption?

Transparency International have just published the 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index, their annual appraisal of the relative levels of public sector corruption worldwide.  I won’t pretend that there are any huge surprises in the results but it will be interesting to … Continue reading

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Alstom – a double whammy

Reports in the papers today tell us that Alstom, a French-owned engineering group, have been fined £27 million by the Swiss authorities in order to settle a bribery investigation against them.  This is embarrassing enough on its own, but there’s … Continue reading

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