Elena Shalneva

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Elena Shalneva is a communications consultant and non-executive director.

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A report by two parliamentary committees has called for a review of equality legislation, after a receptionist engaged by outsourcing [...]

2 February
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When list of common LinkedIn buzzwords was published on these pages on Wednesday, it prompted me to read through the profiles [...]

27 January
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In the run-up to the US elections, I received most of my news from one source. I followed a young journalist of The Atlantic, [...]

13 January
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A recent study claimed that spelling and grammar among 16-year-old boys and girls taking their GCSEs is at its worst in 30 years. [...]

6 December
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Donald Trump’s victory proves that America hates women”, declared a reputable news source shortly after the US election. [...]

30 November
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If you believe you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere,” recently declared our Prime Minister. I believe [...]

20 October
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"If you want us to invest, don’t upset the receptionist”. Passion Capital founder Eileen Burbidge sets great store by how [...]

6 September
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The things that people don’t know. Brexit, for example. “Brexit means Brexit”, I get it, but a bit more detail would be [...]

22 August
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Saatchi & Saatchi chairman Kevin Roberts was placed on an immediate leave of absence at the weekend for supposedly ill-judged [...]

1 August
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When Melania Trump claimed that she wrote her infamous speech at the Republican National Convention herself, I believed her. [...]

21 July
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Years ago, when I was at business school and applying for a summer internship, I came across the CV of a fellow student. It read: [...]

11 July
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Mindfulness is so big these days that someone has even made an attempt at calculating its impact on this country’s GDP. I, [...]

29 April
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Earlier in my career, I read somewhere that the best way to market your business is to do some free work. This advice has served [...]

13 April
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I used to be in awe of people who were recognised as an “authority” on something or other. Those who spoke at conferences. [...]

7 March
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Around this time last year, Lucy Kellaway wrote in the Financial Times that not responding to emails “breeds insanity”. “Grow [...]

8 February
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