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6 work friends to remember on International Friendship Day

Two friends get together for a coffee meeting at work

In recognition of International Friendship Day on July 30th we take a close look at six types of friends you may have in the workplace, and what you should keep in mind when forging these relationships in the coming months.

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All change in the skills department

The new skills in demand within the finance function

Phil Sheridan, Senior Managing Director at Robert Half shares his insights into the evolution of skills required within the finance function.

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Do UK businesses need a Chief Happiness Officer?

Colleagues engaged at work

In recent years, if organisations wanted to publicly demonstrate their dedication to employee well-being, they would introduce unusual company perks like colourful bean bags, creative breakout spaces, cute office dogs and free breakfast cereals. However, employees nowadays expect a deeper commitment to workplace well-being that goes beyond these cosmetic initiatives. In fact, as recent research has revealed, four in five employees believe that being happy at work is important.

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