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Is gender pay gap reversing?

Moves to delay motherhood have led female workers in key age group to earn slightly more than men – but overall, the gender wage disparity is far from closing

21 November 2014

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Half of Brit staffers speed on work-related trips

Survey for Road Safety Week urges bosses to monitor their workers’ speeds to prevent crashes

20 November 2014

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How can political leaders persuade the public to accept more cuts?

Presentation has been vital for the government’s efforts to rally support for austerity – but public enthusiasm is on the wane. Perhaps local councils can smooth the way for the next wave of cuts

19 November 2014

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Taxi for one! How Uber exec drove into ethics storm

Senior figure at lift-sharing firm forced to apologise for threatening to probe private lives of reporters behind allegations of misogyny

19 November 2014

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Who will stop Fifa? Seeking global allies for England

Which countries could join up with the FA to fend off the spectre of FIFA’s bizarre management decisions? We ponder a few possibilities…

18 November 2014

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Deloitte ploughs £25m into staffers' startups

Financial firm establishes multimillion-pound investment fund for employee-generated projects to keep talent from leaving the company

18 November 2014

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SME overtime troopers "boosting economy by £22bn"

Extra hours worked by owners of small firms provide economy with equivalent of 1% of GDP – but worries remain over long-hours cultures

17 November 2014

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How Hungry Horse burger stirred up appetite for criticism

Did pub chain chiefs bite off more than they could chew with 2,000-calorie monster snack?

14 November 2014

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Amazon gets in the drone zone

E-retail giant rallies University of Cambridge students to staff roster, as investment flows into firm’s Prime Air delivery programme – but could regulators intervene?

14 November 2014

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Spotify boss hits back at Taylor Swift pay gripe

CEO Daniel Ek defends billion-pound investment into the music industry that his platform has made since going live

13 November 2014

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