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Have you ever thought about taking on an intern but aren’t sure where to start? Fear not, we have put together a guide to internships which tells you what you should and shouldn’t do.

Let’s get one important thing out of the way before we get started though. An internship is not just a form free labour; it is much more than that.

Large companies need to adopt the same entrepreneurial spirit as their smaller counterparts in order to boost economic growth, the CIPD has suggested.

Employment levels will continue to rise in the first quarter of 2013, new research has suggested.

Many employers will have to cut jobs if the economy doesn’t return to growth soon, a new report has suggested.

Nine out of ten employers have no plans in place to help manage staff absence during the World Cup, according to a poll by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

The latest quarterly CIPD/KPMG Labour Market Outlook survey of almost 800 employers signals that the UK’s emergence out of recession is now leading to better job prospects.

The latest set of official labour market statistics are unlikely to prove a “game changer” at the polls, according to John Philpott, chief economic advisor at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Financially rewarding employees has been put firmly on the backburner in 2009 as organisations struggle through the recession, according to a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) survey of over 2,500 employees conducted by YouGov.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of NonExecutiveDirectors.com, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.