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Do you want to practise your reading and find out about business topics and issues at the same time?

In this section, read magazine articles for intermediate (CEFR level B1) or upper intermediate (CEFR level B2) learners and improve your reading skills in English.

You will learn useful language for a wide range of business topics from different perspectives, as well as tips and techniques for dealing with business issues. Each article has interactive exercises to help you understand and use the language.

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27 Jul 2021

Delegating means trusting someone else in your team with work and responsibilities. Why is it so important, and how can we do it better?

03 Nov 2020

Resilience helps you adapt to change and recover quickly when things don't go well. How can we become more resilient?

03 Nov 2020

What are the benefits of working collaboratively and how can we work together more effectively?

01 Nov 2020

What are the five essential marketing trends that your company needs to know about to move with the times?

10 Jul 2020

Coaching helps a person make positive changes in their life. Read about how a coach can help you achieve your goals and reach your full potential.

18 May 2020

Online shopping may not be as green as you think. Here's how shopping online can have a surprisingly large carbon footprint.

12 May 2020

Preparation is the key to a successful job interview. Here's how to be ready for some common question types.

08 May 2020

Managing up is about how to manage your boss. Why do you need this skill and how is it done?

04 May 2020

What are the benefits of mindfulness at work and how can we train ourselves to be more mindful in the workplace?

28 Apr 2020

Remote teams bring advantages but also challenges. How can we bring out the best in our team members when they are located in different places?

13 Feb 2020

Trust is the essential ingredient for successful teamwork. How can we avoid misunderstandings and build strong professional relationships?

04 Feb 2020

When you're applying for a job, a great CV is essential. Find out what to include and what to avoid for the best chance of getting an interview.

04 Feb 2020

Influencing others is a vital business skill, but how should you vary your approach to get the best results in different cultures?

12 Nov 2019

What are flexible working arrangements and why are some people against them? Can companies benefit from offering flexible working arrangements to their employees?

12 Nov 2019

Many people feel uncomfortable with conflict but it can help us to develop. Here are eight tips for managing conflict more effectively.

12 Nov 2019

For some, negotiating is about winning. For others, it's about compromise. But if we think about it as a collaboration, often both sides can get what they want.

12 Nov 2019

Meetings are essential for team working and getting things done. But done badly, they can feel like a waste of time and energy. Read on for six tips for successful meetings.