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Teleworking: the future or the past?

29 October 2013

For as long as I can remember, pioneering companies such as IBM, Intel and Cisco have attributed their success – at least in part – to their decision to allow staff to work from home/a remote access device, or 'telework'.

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Greater than the sum of their parts – Belbin’s Analysis of Teams

Published on 02 October 2013. By Christopher Whitehouse, Senior Associate

“Team Roles at Work” by Meredith Belbin is an almost scientific analysis of the different roles individuals can play in a team, how they interact with one another and how highly functional teams can be assembled.

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Nobody wants to buy sour milk

Published on 26 September 2013. By Christopher Whitehouse, Senior Associate

This folksy catchphrase is at the heart of the business model of the last decade's most wildly successful company: Apple Inc.

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Family Business

19 September 2013

Family businesses contribute nearly a quarter of UK GDP (£1.1 trillion) and provide 2 in 5 jobs.

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Improve or Surrender – Kaizen

Published on 12 September 2013.

After the Second World War, Japan was faced with the difficult task of rebuilding its industry.

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Make it Stick

Published on 05 September 2013. By Philip McCormack, Associate

You’ve got what you think is the perfect idea. It’s relevant. It’s accurate. It’s comprehensive.

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Making your mark – The Intrapreneur

29 August 2013

Being an entrepreneur isn't for everyone. You may have a knockout idea and the 'right stuff' (whatever that is), but starting your own successful business often requires a consternating cocktail of luck, timing, contacts, money, financial risk and personal sacrifice.

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Making money out of Jane Austen

22 August 2013

The popularity of RPC's book group shows there are a fair few bookworms around the firm.

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