What SMEs can learn from the Waitrose chocolate plagiarism debate

In a recent dispute between boutique chocolatier Hotel Chocolat and Waitrose, Hotel Chocolat claimed a Waitrose product was an imitation of its flagship chocolate ‘slab . Waitrose has since agreed to stop making the bars of chocolate, with no court action taken.

Things to do before giving advice as a manager

When someone tells you about a problem, it can be hard not to jump in with suggestions and solutions. But authors Karen Meager and John McLachlan suggest you try these three things first before giving advice as a manager.