Financial and healthcare sectors have most to gain from improving standards. UK businesses are missing out on £84bn a year because of poor quality people management, a study by Investors in People (IIP) has found.

Deloitte is to introduce a bargaining tool to attract young talent to join the company — help to move into the former athletes’ village in east London.

FTSE 100 bosses are being paid huge bonuses with little apparent regard to performance, a report out today says.