HENLEY BUSINESS SCHOOL'S FIRST SHIPPING GRADUATES

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FOUNDED 1945, Henley is one of the most renowned business schools, famed for its top quality MBA and ranked first in the world for its student quality and alumni record by The Economist. In 2011, Henley launched a Master's Degree in International Shipping and Finance and the first cohort will graduate shortly…

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SHIPBROKERS CUT SALARIES

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RUMOUR has it that a few shipbroking shops have cut salaries rather than lay off staff as they weather the 2012 storm. One contact told Spinnaker that 2012 “is worse than 2009 as there is no forward book to provide the future cash comfort we had then…”

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GENERAL AVERAGE

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DEMAND for the services of average adjusters remains at high levels despite increased competition and changes in the marine industry…………..

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RISKY BUSINESS

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MOST conference delegates seemed to be of the opinion that shipping is a more risky business now than it has been the past……………..

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PAY AWARDS – APRIL 2012

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RECENTLY issued pay data from XpertHR shows pay awards in the private sector are slightly up on this time last year, rising from a median 2.3% for the three months to the end of April 2011 to 2.5% for the same period this year.

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CAKESIZE

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IT is fair to say that the PYNDA conference outdid all before it during the afternoon “cake and a break”. Cakes decorated with vessel drawings were labelled up as cakesize, ULCC and VLCC (cake carriers), panamarzipan and icing breakers…

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