How do companies remain competitive, win business and retain staff as they grow?
With the general election just weeks away, the IoD’s policy team charts a path for UK economic success
Under new regulations, parents of babies due or adopted on or after 5 April will be entitled to share leave
Director gave IoD members the opportunity to put questions to David Cameron. We selected nine and quizzed the prime minister. Here’s what he had to say – and what you thought of his answers.
On a bright, chilly afternoon in November last year, 20 purposeful figures braced themselves against the cold as they filed through the security […]
The arrival of Generation Y into the workplace has had a dramatic impact both on business and the world around us
Director talks to Stephen Bampfylde, the co-founding partner of executive recruitment agency Saxton Bampfylde
Ensure your personal brand reflects your positive attributes, not your negatives ones, say experts
Customer service strategy expert Stephen Parry, whose clients have included Fujitsu, explains how empowering staff to interact more with consumers can boost a company’s bottom line
Today’s customers demand greater choice. To stay successful, organisations must not only confront and deal with this demand, they must design a corporate culture that actively embraces it.
A vital part […]
With UK business confidence back, the time is now right for companies to create sustainable growth. But how has the recession changed the way companies innovate and operate? And what more can be done to help entrepreneurs grow? Nine business leaders gathered at an event hosted by IoD director general Simon Walker to discuss…
High turnovers are causing major headaches for firms. Could strengths-based recruitment’ change all that?
It’s time to throw out complacency and intensify innovation. Every business undergoes change – here’s how you can tackle transformation while boosting your productivity at the same time…
He’s a former Time magazine Man of the Year and one of the most-respected people in computing, idolised by everybody from the late Steve Jobs to Bill Gates. […]
Entrepreneurially driven employees are the business world’s new secret weapon