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Congratulations to WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell who has been named the second most successful CEO in the world, according to the Harvard Business Review.

Sir Martin Sorrell founded WPP, the world’s largest advertising and marketing services group in 1985 and has been chief executive throughout. WPP companies, which include some of the most eminent agencies in the business, provide clients with advertising, media investment management, data investment management, public relations and public affairs, branding and identity, healthcare communications, direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing … Continued

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Havas Media buys entertainment high flyers Target

Havas Group has acquired Target Media Communications Group (Target MCG) in a bid to bolster its presence in the entertainment and content markets. Havas CEO Yannick Bolloré says: “We are delighted to welcome Target MCG to the Havas family. This acquisition deepens our strong global position in the worlds of entertainment and content. It also provides even more opportunities for … Continued

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Explaining gaps in your CV

A lack of consistent employment without a reasonable explanation will look bad on your CV and your application could be instantly rejected. Send a covering letter with your CV and clarify why there is a gap in the history of your employment, as there could be a perfectly legitimate reason and you want to make this abundantly clear and leave … Continued

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Streaming sales rise 49% to drive UK music industry

Music streaming services saw revenues grow 49% to £251m last year, as a new report suggests the UK music industry has several reasons to be cheerful. The data appears in Measuring Music 2016, an annual study from UK Music examining the scale of the industry and changes in employment and consumer behaviour. The rapid rate of growth led UK Music … Continued

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UK jobs market rebounds after Brexit shock

Permanent appointments rise for first time in three months in August. UK firms began hiring again in August as the panic engendered by the vote to leave the European Union subsided, a fresh survey has revealed. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) permanent staff placements index climbed to 51.1 from 45.4 in July.   It is the first increase in … Continued

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Jobs market shrinks for new graduates, survey suggests

The number of jobs for new graduates has shrunk by 8% in a year, suggests a survey of more than 200 top employers. This is a sharp reversal after four years of growth in graduate jobs, says the Association of Graduate Recruiters. Some firms are “repackaging” graduate roles as higher apprenticeships but overall the labour market for young people is … Continued

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Andrew Harding named as CIMA chief executive

CIMA has appointed Andrew Harding as chief executive, replacing Charles Tilley, the institute’s long serving boss. Harding succeeds Tilley, who stepped down on July 31 after 15 years at chief executive of CIMA, who will now focus on running the newly-created CGMA Research Foundation. Harding joined CIMA in 2009 as executive director, becoming managing director two years later. His appointment … Continued

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Management accountant salaries growing at twice the national average

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Jobs are UP by 150,000 after referendum shock: Boss of Reed says majority of firms have no plans to freeze recruitment

Recruitment specialist Reed Group said demand for new staff has flourished since the referendum, with 150,000 more jobs added to its website in the past three weeks compared with the same period last year. James Reed, chairman of the £1 billion-plus turnover group, said the 8 per cent increase was a sign that it was ‘business as usual’ despite fears … Continued

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LinkedIn reveals the 25 most attractive employers in the UK

John Lewis, which also owns Waitrose, came out in position one, notable for its employee-owned partnership model, as opposed to private-equity backed businesses or market-listed companies. “We are a democracy – open, fair and transparent. Our profits are shared, our partners have a voice and there is a true sense of pride in belonging to something so unique and highly … Continued

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