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Gambling machine

What are the odds? Bookie bosses create voluntary watchdog

Bosses at William Hill, Ladbrokes, Gala-Coral and Paddy Power have joined forces to boost standards in their industry – but critics cry “PR exercise”

16 September 2014

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CSR like

Want a higher share price? Better get real on CSR

Firms that have well-managed policies on corporate social responsibility will see favourable results in value and performance, according to joint research

15 September 2014

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Paxman

Why Paxo wants to tear down open-plan offices

Famed journalist blasts “reeking” communal working environments for making staffers feel “mechanical” and “interchangeable”

15 September 2014

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Bitcoin matrix

BoE warns higher uptake of Bitcoin could risk Britain's financial stability

Finance gurus say UK would be more open to fraud and deflation if Bitcoin and other virtual currencies became more prominent payment methods

12 September 2014

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Ultra tablet

Why bosses should prepare for culture change on work-family balance

Some 44% of mothers would consider sharing parental leave with their partners during the first year of a new baby’s life, survey shows

11 September 2014

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Gene concert

Rock world slams KISS CEO Gene Simmons' views on music business

Bass player and entrepreneur behind 3,000 licensed products takes flak for declaring that “rock n roll is finally dead” – and that teenage downloaders have “murdered” it

11 September 2014

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Veronique

Kingfisher hire gives FTSE 100 its fifth female CEO

Product knowledge and lengthy experience propel Frenchwoman Véronique Laury to replace Sir Ian Cheshire at top of home-improvement group

10 September 2014

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William Wallace

Familiar leadership strategies play out in final stretch of Scottish campaign

The referendum on Scottish Independence is a week away and, amid nationalist poll gains, the debate on the UK’s future has caught fire

10 September 2014

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iwatch

Were Apple bosses too late off the mark with iWatch?

New device’s launch into crowded market could prove to be a gamble – especially with Android competitors ruling the roost

10 September 2014

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deadendjob

Dead end jobs flooding market in richest nations

Quality employment and rising wages are becoming harder to come by in the world’s biggest economies

09 September 2014

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