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Market volatility could be an opportunity for smart investors

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It’s common knowledge among successful investors that, if you’re likely to be buying investments over a long period of time, it’s going to work in your favour if the price sometimes goes down. Global stock markets have lost around 8 per cent since early July. Is now a good time for adventurous investors to put more money into the market?

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Don’t ignore the corporate culture challenge: Action and integrity at the top are critical

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It is probably breaking with corporate culture to write about a report that hasn’t yet been published.

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Don’t panic: How to keep your head in volatile stock markets

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THE PAST month has been tough for financial markets. Despite strong economic performance in the UK and US, investors will have to get used to volatile markets, as growth in Europe and emerging markets continues to disappoint and the US Federal Reserve winds down its QE programme.  
 
September and October are typically bad months for markets. October has seen some of the worst returns for stock markets in history – including the Wall Street crash of 1929, Black Monday in 1987, and the worst of the credit crisis in 2008. 
 

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Why business must work with politics for the good of society - ACCA Comment

Sarah Hathaway is Head of ACCA UK.

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The relationship can be dysfunctional, but collaboration works to the benefit of all.
 

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Make rogue businesses pay at the point of sale - City & Gild

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Craig Wills is executive strategy director at brand consultancy The Gild London.

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Many a quinoa-based dinner party has boiled and fizzed in anger at the apparent lack of accountability, the sheer brazen-ness of rogue businesses

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The return of the entrepreneur. How refreshing - City & Gild

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Simon Massey is global chief executive of strategic branding consultancy The Gild.

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I was in LA last week to receive a brief from a well known rebellious soft drink company.

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