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Kind’s co-owner talks to The Guardian

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”Yes, I’ll be looking at buying shares,” says Steve Smith enthusiastically as he contemplates the imminent £750m stock market listing of Poundland, the retailer he founded in 1990. “I’m very proud. It’s my baby and they’ve looked after it. I’m seeing my dreams for Poundland come true.” Read the full article here.

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Kind News #1

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If you weren’t lucky enough to get the first edition of our newsletter in your inbox this week, click here to read it online now. It includes Matt Kind’s thoughts on our new website (the one you’re looking at right now) and all of our team discussing the state of recruitment in their specialist fields…

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Tech Risk and Reward

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After a year of high profile cyber-security breaches, the 2015 FTSE350 Cyber Governance Health Check found 89% of board members of Britain’s leading companies regarding cyber risks as ‘moderately or extremely important’ and over 58% expecting the risk to increase over the next year. Regulatory compliance for IT can be an expensive undertaking, but it…

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Five Signs the Banking Sector is Already Having a Good Year

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The labour market has always been one of the best indicators of economic health and ours is getting better and better according to the Bank of England’s Inflation Report for February. Unemployment has fallen since November and employment growth is expected to return to above-average by the end of the quarter. Employment opportunities in today’s…

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“We Don’t Need An Interim Manager!”

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“We’re not doing THAT badly!”. There’s a popular myth that an interim manager is an emergency option, that any company hiring one must be a sinking ship looking for someone to co-ordinate the bailing out. And sometimes bringing in an outside expert can be the ideal parachute for a company in freefall – but to…

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