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MSPs remain vulnerable to malicious attacks from cyber criminals

MSPs remain vulnerable to malicious attacks from cyber criminals

Research has identified that managed service providers (MSPs) are a high value target for cyber criminals. Malicious attacks are on the up on MSPs, as hackers are able to infiltrate networks enticed by the chance to victimise multiple companies with one hack. Hackers are systematically carrying out attacks according to …

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Cranfield develop business leaders to create resilient cultures

Cranfield develop business leaders to create resilient cultures

Lester Coupland explains how Cranfield Executive Development helps to develop leaders who create resilient organisational cultures.  The dynamic of the global business context is often termed volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA). Crises are the new normal and organisations are seeking to become increasingly resilient whereby they can anticipate, prepare for, …

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Survey highlights workplace stress at c-suite level

Survey highlights workplace stress at c-suite level

A new survey has highlighted some worrying trends of workplace stress at c-suite level. Contributors to c-suite stress include pressing deadlines, heavy workloads, poor management, time consuming meetings and traffic-heavy commutes. The research from Beeja Meditation shows that 22% of those at c-suite experience stress in the workplace everyday, with …

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ISE Pulse Survey 2020 reveals state of entry-level jobs market

ISE Pulse Survey 2020 reveals state of entry-level jobs market

The Institute of Student Employer’s (ISE) Pulse Survey 2020 reports that the entry-level jobs market is set to remain stagnant this year. Only public sector and charity employers are planning to increase vacancies substantially, according to the ISE Pulse Survey 2020. Graduate recruitment has slowed to its worst growth rate …

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Staff self-improvement key to ensuring competitive workplaces succeed

Staff self-improvement key to ensuring competitive workplaces succeed

Encouraging staff self-improvement is the only way for competitive workplaces to succeed. That is the view of BI Norwegian Business School, who undertook research that revealed those companies that emphasise personal accomplishments and development of employees, as well as competition between them, see more creative ideas being fulfilled. A study …

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Intrapreneurship declared must-have skill for 2020

Intrapreneurship declared must-have skill for 2020

Intrapreneurship has been named the most desirable skill for 2020 by global recruitment specialist Michael Page, as it launches this year’s top 100 skills list. However, the term remains a mystery to workers; research found just 15 per cent know what intrapreneurship means. Michael Page’s Skill of the Year was …

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Labour productivity figures released for Q3 2019

Labour productivity figures released for Q3 2019

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published its labour productivity data for the third quarter of 2019, with the findings showing a rise of 0.1%. Labour productivity, measured by output per hour, has increased slightly when compared to the same three months of 2018, and follows a period of …

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Resolution Foundation has published its Earnings Outlook

Resolution Foundation has published its Earnings Outlook

The Resolution Foundation’s Earnings Outlook believes 2020 will be a “turning point” for real wages, but employment could fall. In the Earnings Outlook, it was noted that last year was a good one for the UK labour market; even though the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) …

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