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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Glassdoor research reveals the factors that affect staff retention

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Job hopping is becoming the norm, but it does still leave employers in a tight spot; recent research shows the total cost of the first year of employment is often double the staff member’s annual salary. Glassdoor has studied more than 5000 transitions on CVs from its database and believes it has found the factors […]

Work-related driving accidents kill 541 people in 2016

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According to the latest Road Casualties Report from the Department for Transport (DfT), 541 people were killed in collisions involving a work-related driving accident in 2016. In addition, 4,822 were seriously injured and more than 40,000 were slightly injured. Venson Automotive Solutions highlights the need for SMEs to focus on the safety of their vehicles […]

Poor meeting preparation is harming businesses

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Badly prepared, over-running business meetings are harming businesses, say the directors and managers who are wasting almost three days on average a year in unproductive meetings. To make matters worse, more than a half (51%) of UK business managers say they have been to meetings where documents were found to be missing or else incorrect, […]

Business Travel Show off to a flying start

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The Business Travel Show opened yesterday to thousands of buyers and suppliers. PA Life is still on site at stand B500, ready to greet visitors for day two. Networking flourished throughout day one, with several suppliers running drinks receptions and demos on their stands, including CTI, FCM Travel Solutions, Tristar Worldwide and American Express Global […]

Business Travel Show: Day two networking overview

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The Business Travel Show is full of networking opportunities, from scheduled events taking place on supplier stands throughout the exhibition to the huge Central Café and its ample seating for impromptu meetings. Here’s a brief preview of what’s on today. Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky Where: Stand B758 When: 12pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3.30pm What: Business Traveller magazine will be showcasing […]

Business Travel Show: Day two Fundamentals of Business Travel seminar guide

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This year’s Business Travel Show features a content stream dedicated to PAs and those who are new to looking after their company’s travel arrangements. The Fundamentals of Business Travel sessions focus on intro-level topics to get you started in your career. Here’s a look at the sessions on offer in the Olympia Room Theatre today […]