Language skills

Employing & managing staff

How to deal with different languages in the workplace

Having multiple languages in the workplace can be useful, but are there any issues involved? Andrew Weir of Moorepay explains what you need to know.


Brits reveal their most embarrassing spelling mistakes at work

More than half of UK adults would judge someone based on their spelling mistakes, according to new research from Oxford Open Learning.


UK must improve language skills to prepare for Brexit

In order to make the most of the UK's decision to leave the EU, businesses need to improve the language skills of their staff.


Employee language proficiency helps global businesses compete

Two thirds of managers cite improved customer feedback as the area most impacted by employees participating in language learning programmes.

Business management

Language barriers and international trade

Nick Evans, technical director of ExtraMile Communications, which specialises in multilingual email marketing campaigns, discusses how messages can be lost in translation when dealing with foreign markets.


One language no longer enough

Businesses want to invest in more bilingual staff, with 79 per cent of companies regarding language learning as a main focus in their workplace development plans.

Business Technology

How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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