John Timpson
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Ask Timpo: When to turn off the smartphone?

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Ask Timpo: Should we move to just-in-time production?

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Ask Timpo: Should we ban cheques in our stores?

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Ask Timpo: Our large clients are bullying us

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Ask Timpo: Should I hire a soon-to-be mother?

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Ask Timpo: should I lease or buy?

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Ask Timpo: Outsource my marketing or hire someone?

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Mary Portas's high-street review: John Timpson responds

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Ask Timpo: Share options – where do I draw the line?

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Ask Timpo: My sales team are taking advantage

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Ask Timpo: Should I become a non-dom?

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Ask Timpo: Should I hand over the keys?

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Ask Timpo: How to spot the best candidates?

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Ask Timpo: How do we stay entrepreneurial?

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Ask Timpo: My client refuses to pay up

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Ask Timpo: Should I go for debt or equity?

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Ask Timpo: My co-founder treats senior female staff like secretaries, what to...

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Ask Timpo: Should I invite "significant others" to the office party?

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Ask Timpo: How do I break the ice at networking events?

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Ask Timpo: Should I introduce a work dress code?

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Ask Timpo: Should I hand over the reins?

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When should I hand over my business?

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Should I bother with a staff dress code?

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Ask Timpo: Should I ban personal calls?

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Ask Timpo: How do I stub out cigarette breaks?

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Cutting staff can do more good than harm

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Ask Timpo: Is the customer always right?

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Ask Timpo: should I trust my gut instinct?

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Timpo: "Am I a workaholic who can't let go?"

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How to be a successful CEO

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Ask Timpo: Help! How do I deal with a colleague having an affair?

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Ask Timpo: How do you encourage innovation?

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Ask Timpo: What's the best way to keep my employees in the loop?

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Ask Timpo: How can I attract customers?

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Ask Timpo: What’s your new year’s resolution?

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Ask Timpo: Should I trust head-hunters to find me good employees?

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Ask Timpo: What do I need to know about MBOs?

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Ask Timpo: Should I hire women who want to have babies?

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Ask Timpo: Should I close my firm’s pension scheme?

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Ask Timpo: What’s your business motto?

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Ask Timpo: How do you discipline staff? 

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Ask Timpo: Am I performing?

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Ask Timpo: How do I debrief disappointed staff?

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Ask Timpo: Should I stick with my bank, or is now the time to move?

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Ask Timpo: Should I start a cycle-to-work scheme for my employees?

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Ask Timpo: What business lessons can I learn from football?

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Ask Timpo: Is it time to move my firm to smart, new offices?

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Ask Timpo: How do I recruit superstars? 

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Ask Timpo: Should I hand over my business to my son?

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Britain’s future according to John Timpson

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Ask Timpo: Should I rebrand my business? 

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Ask Timpo: a day at the races – who to invite?

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Ask Timpo: how do I deal with unions?

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Ask Timpo: how do I choose a good PA?

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Ask Timpo: do you Tweet?

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Ask Timpo: how do I keep the office ticking over in holiday season?

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Ask Timpo - car parking priorities

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Bonus buzz

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"Computers turned our employees into robots!"

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From ball and chain to superstar

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Take a trip in the TARDIS

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Cost-cutting chaos

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Listen to the voice of wisdom...

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Figures shouldn’t fly in the face of common sense

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Good manners go far

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Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling in the Dragons' Den

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Office gossip: the cure

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It's simple: hire people with personality

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Ask Timpo: Boozy lunches and glorified time wasting

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