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  • Keep Your Early-Stage Company on Track

    New ideas are thrilling. So many of us are great at starting things; the genesis of an idea, the moment the lightning strikes, that flash of inspiration is pure joy. Taking your first steps into a start-up...

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  • What to Expect in the First Week of Your MBA Course

    Starting a new MBA course can be a daunting prospect.  Most courses appreciate this and begin with an orientation week so that students can find their feet and prepare to get the most out...

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  • Mental Heath in the Workplace: Changing Attitudes

    A hard-nosed businessman struts into the heart of the city for work. He works long hours away from his family, his job is everything! Working lunches, high targets, oppressive corporate bosses and...

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  • The Unlauded Benefits of Soft Skills

    Too often, graduates from higher education and business schools are not taught to acquire soft skills before going into the workplace. Their focus is typically on training and education,...

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  • The Pitfalls of Peer-to-Peer Lending

    According to Bloomberg, the Financial Times and a handful of other newspapers, peer-to-peer lending could be headed for a collapse. What began as a new, innovative way of lending capital may have become a ticking time bomb. The Chief Executive of Bibby Financial Services, David Postings, Read More

  • Is it Possible to Repair Reputational Damage?

    According to Aon's 2017 Global Risk Assessment Survey, reputational damage features in the top five risks for almost every...

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  • MBA Scholarship Awardees Share their Experiences

    £300,000 of SMF Scholarship Awards Help 10 Talented Engineers Attend Top Business Schools Wharton, INSEAD, Kellogg, Stanford and LBS are welcoming 10 awardees of the Sainsbury Management Fellows MBA scholarship. The awardees each received £30,000 towards their study...

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  • Risky business: why you need risk analysis for your business

    Even if you have been running a successful and secure business for years, problems might still arise unexpectedly that put the operation in jeopardy.  Companies are at risk of all types of potential threats, from force majeure to cybercrime to whistleblowing on an internal problem. Knowing...

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  • NGOs and healthcare sector least prepared for cyber attacks

    photo: Solarseven Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the healthcare sector are the ‘least prepared’ and most at risk of cyber attacks according to a new poll by the Sainsbury Management Fellows (SMF) business research panel - 25% percent of respondents named NGOs while just over...

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  • AI: A threat or opportunity for UK businesses?

    SMF President, David Falzani,  explores the challenge AI poses to business and wider society.

    The hypothetical outcomes of AI for business have ranged from utopian to hysterical among commentators, with many focusing in particular on the implications of AI and automation for...

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  • Monday, 29 October 2018

    Keep Your Early-Stage Company on Track

    New ideas are thrilling. So many of us are great at starting things; the genesis of an idea, the moment the lightning strikes, that flash of inspiration is pure joy. Taking your first steps into a sta

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  • Tuesday, 25 September 2018

    What to Expect in the First Week of Your MBA Course

    Starting a new MBA course can be a daunting prospect.  Most courses appreciate this and begin with an orientation week so that students can find their feet and prepare to get the most out of their co

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