Beijing doesn’t want to hurt Macau, it’s just turning out that way.
Labour’s deputy leader contests Obama’s characterisation of recovery as having benefited most Brits, arguing it is ‘just working for a few people at the top’
Labour’s deputy leader said Barack Obama was wrong to suggest the British economy was recovering in a way that had benefited most
8 million lacking required income level, says charity, as rising figure reflects cost of living and benefit cuts
Nearly four out of 10 households with children, or 8.1 million people, live below an income level regarded by the public as the minimum needed to participate in society, according to new research commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
The number of those on less than the so-called minimum income threshold in 2012/13 was up by more than a third from 5.9 million in 2008/09, the charity says.
In the past companies have left the customer relationship building to marketing. However today with shifting customer behavior the responsibility of nurturing customer relationships often sits with customer service. It make sense that the continuous nurturing of the customer experience should be left to the people who support the customer before, during and after the […]
To address the many articles questioning the value of CMOs, the first-ever CMO Impact Study was conducted in collaboration with CMO.com, leading academics, and experienced CMOs. Steven Cook and David Cooperstein, two experienced CMOs, detail what the results of the study mean for CMOs.
When everything’s said and done, there’s usually more said than done. As most anyone involved in business, academe, politics, religion, or any number of other endeavors can attest, that truism applies especially to meetings. Meetings can be a mind-numbing squandering of time, money, patience, and other finite resources. But they needn’t and […]
The mantra right now in HR circles is Employee Engagement. It’s engagement this, engagement that all day long. Everybody struggles with the topic of engagement. We send out surveys to measure it. We don’t even know what we’re measuring. We ask questions like “How likely are you to look for a […]
Crusaders for human rights in North Korea have just lost their most renowned poster child. Shin Dong-hyuk, personable, seemingly modest and altogether convincing, has had to admit that vital details of his saga as the only person ever to have escaped from North Korea’s most infamous prison camp were fabricated. Never again […]
The reality is that it’s now harder to get a job than any time in the past decade – even harder than during the GFC – job vacancy figures show
Last week the fall in the unemployment rate brought some good economic news but, as always seems to be the case, it was tempered by the quarterly vacancy figures which shows life is pretty tough out there now for those looking for work – indeed as tough as it has been for more than a decade.
The labour force figures released last Thursday by the Bureau of Statistics showed that the unemployment rate was steady at 6.2% in trend terms but had unexpectedly fallen in the more volatile seasonally adjusted measure to 6.1%: