UK weather: Heatwave prompts calls for flexible working Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2019
Staff should be allowed travel at different times and wear more casual clothing, a union body says.
UK hemp farm could lose £200,000 in crop destruction Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2019
Home Office revokes the farm's licence to grow hemp, although it is appealing against the decision.
Global growth forecast cut by IMF amid trade tensions Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2019
The Fund says growth "remains subdued", and trade and technology tensions need to be reduced.
Employment tribunals: 'I sued my boss and won' Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2019
Charlotte Loubser is one of an increasing number of people making claims against their former employers.
Huawei cuts jobs at US unit after trade clampdown Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2019
The job losses at the Chinese firm's research arm come after Huawei was added to a US trade blacklist.
Could Iran tensions push up petrol prices? Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2019
Oil and petrol prices have only risen modestly because of the crisis in the Gulf, but that could change.
How Japan's trade row with South Korea could hit tech supplies Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2019
A trade row between Japan and South Korea could pose a threat to supplies of smartphones and devices.
BA pilots vote in favour of strike action over key summer period Posted on Monday July 22, 2019
The British Airline Pilots' Association says 93% of its members have voted in favour of industrial action.
Huawei: Government decision on 5G rollout delayed Posted on Monday July 22, 2019
The implication of the recent US ban on its companies from dealing with Huawei was not clear, the government says.
What's the best way to stay awake in meetings? Posted on Monday July 22, 2019
Most of us have experienced meeting-induced drowsiness - here are six tips to beating it.
Business and Management Faculty webinars and events Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
View our upcoming webinars and events.
Economic update 2019 Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Dr Stephen Davies returns to give an update on the UK economy.
Marketing for Finance Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Marketing top tips for finance professionals.
An introduction to data science Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Hear first-hand the benefits of data science for accountants and learn how to get started using data to identify patterns, make predictions and automate decision making.
Make your business agile Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
A business cannot become agile by adopting elements of its management philosophy here and there. Beth Ashmead Latham looks at the specific chain of activities that makes for a successful adoption of agility.
Manage change effectively Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
This webinar explores how a reaction to change can impact an individual’s wellbeing and the difference having a positive mindset can make.
Why don't staff always do what you want them to do? Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
How can we improve the performance of our teams? How can we make those ‘tricky conversations’ a little easier for us and them? In this evening lecture, Angus Farr will identify the three underlying reasons why staff don’t always do what you want them to do.
Managing difficult situations and conversations Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
This webinar provides simple and effective techniques to stay poised and resolve difficult situation.
How accountants can become digital leaders Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
In this thought-provoking presentation, Warren will demystify how your future online customer is “thinking” and why every founder, business owner, and entrepreneur can digitally transform their sales and marketing using a proven methodology as a digital leader and utilise disruptive technology effectively.
Are businesses too big to fail? Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
As the failure of outsourcing giants Carillion and Interserve creates waves throughout the industry, Pádraig Floyd looks at what other businesses can do to prevent being caught in their wake
Mike Ashley profile Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Can self-made businessman Mike Ashley save the high street? David Craik explores why other retailers aren’t following his turnaround vision for UK retail
Climate change reporting Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Jonathan Labrey, chief strategy officer, IIRC, explains why integrated reporting is the corporate antidote to climate change
Influencing and persuading - Promoting your brand Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
David Gillespie, professional actor and coach, brings some practical tips in how to promote your brand, persuade people and better negotiate.
Webinar resources Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Thank you for registering on to the Business and Management Faculty's webinar, Influencing and persuading: Promoting your brand, broadcast on 15 May.
Getting your financial models right Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Financial models are vital tools in modern business, but are highly susceptible to being ruined by their creators' bad habits. ICAEW decided to turn this situation around by developing a new code of practice.
Make company transformation a success Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
How do businesses rise to the challenge of change? Mark Kissack and M'Bayang Thiam share their insight on making company transformation a success.
Anti-money laundering update: what every business needs to know Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
This webinar will provide a timely update on recent developments in this area and how to safeguard your business.
Maximising the potential of board and executive meetings Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
How can the CFO equip their board to stimulate a more valuable conversation?
GDPR update Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Louise Marshall, solicitor and GDPR expert, provides a quick update on GDPR, highlights any pertinent case law and points out pitfalls that businesses need to avoid to ensure GDPR compliance.
Retail therapy Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970
Helping revolutionise Selfridges gave Peter Williams a reputation as a turnaround expert. Christian Doherty finds there’s more to him than corporate paramedic – but in an economy that refuses to recover, his lessons are valuable to all FDs.
Algae bio-curtains: Architects' radical solution to capture carbon Posted on Friday July 19, 2019
Scientists and architects in London have developed 'bio-curtains' to act as an alternative to urban trees.
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos: The Silicon Valley space race Posted on Monday July 22, 2019
The battle between two billionaires vying to take us to the Moon and beyond.
Would this burger tempt you to eat meat? Posted on Friday July 19, 2019
Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?
How the doughnut became a million dollar idea Posted on Friday July 19, 2019
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the doughnut became a million dollar idea.
The Worcester high street that's come back to life Posted on Friday July 19, 2019
From a Balkan breakfast to knitting - traders are diversifying to try to buck the trend of falling sales in the high street.
MPs and taxpayers on retrospective loan charge payments Posted on Thursday July 18, 2019
Anger is growing among taxpayers facing large demands from HMRC over their loan charge repayments.
Lavazza boss: bringing new blood into the family firm. Posted on Monday July 15, 2019
CEO Secret: How family-owned coffee firm Lavazza brought in new blood in its bid to go global.
Politics of automation: Factory workers and robots Posted on Monday July 15, 2019
Humans and robots working together in a factory may excite some tech geeks, but worry others who fear job losses.
Rory Cellan-Jones: 'My proton beam therapy diary' Posted on Friday July 12, 2019
Rory Cellan-Jones kept a video diary of the proton beam therapy he received for his eye tumour.
Thomas Cook boss: 'Our customers' holidays are secure' Posted on Friday July 12, 2019
Struggling Thomas Cook, which is planning a £750m cash injection, seeks to reassure customers.