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WEF: Robots 'will create more jobs than they displace'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:16
Robots will create more jobs than they replace, although many roles will become redundant, a report says.

No-deal Brexit would hit UK economy, says IMF

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:31
Leaving the EU without a deal will entail "substantial costs" for the UK economy, the IMF warns.

Income 'not the only factor' in poverty

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 09:23
The Social Metrics Commission says assessments should include "inescapable" costs, as well as income.

Unilever relocation plan rejected by major shareholder

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 08:16
Aviva Investors says it will vote against Unilever's plan to move its headquarters to the Netherlands.

Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff to buy Time magazine

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 05:08
Marc Benioff becomes the latest tech entrepreneur to buy a media title with the $190m purchase.

TimeOut boss: 'I am the chief servant officer'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 00:13
TimeOut boss Julio Bruno says he is not a chief executive officer but a "chief servant officer".

'People thought we were interns but we were in charge'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 00:09
Jamie Beaton and Sharndre Kushor, founders of popular online tutoring business Crimson Education, say their young age can confuse people.

UK growth forecast trimmed by British Chambers of Commerce

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 00:07
The BCC lowers its UK growth forecasts, and says Brexit uncertainty is harming the economy.

Amazon investigates staff bribery claims

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 23:21
The practice is particularly "pronounced in China", according to the Wall Street Journal.

Sports Direct denies it wants Debenhams to fail

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 21:14
The sportswear chain says reports it wants Debenhams to collapse were "irresponsible and incorrect".

Cyber attack led to Bristol Airport blank screens

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:45
Bristol Airport says a "ransomware"-style attack prompted it to take screens offline for two days.

Lib Dems call for sovereign wealth fund

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:16
The fund could be built up through wealth taxes and the sale of assets, leader Sir Vince Cable says.

Steel pensioners 'still fighting' despite campaign win

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 00:54
Ex-steelworkers thought they had won 90% of their money - but claim some are only getting half.

Cancelled Dwarfanators wrestling show 'to sue venues'

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 00:25
The Extreme Dwarfanators Wrestling event was likened to "a Victorian spectacle" by critics.

The Bezos backlash: Is 'big philanthropy' a charade?

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 00:17
The Amazon founder has pledged to donate $2bn, but critics say he should pay Amazon workers more instead.

Spanish-speaking Taco Bell worker fired for refusing English-speaker

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 21:26
A Spanish-speaking Taco Bell employee was fired for refusing to serve an English speaker in Florida.

'Broken' rail franchise system to be reviewed

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 20:56
The government inquiry comes after the East Coast Mainline was brought back under its control this year.

Storms, viruses, bankers: What could cause another economic crisis?

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 11:24
Ten years ago the global economy almost collapsed, but what happened next and what might cause another global economic crisis?

UK frustrated by Cayman Islands silence on money laundering

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:04
Authorities in the Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory, are failing to help UK investigators.

'The Bank of Mum and Dad will run dry'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 21:55
Money lenders say people will borrow even more from families as firms cut lending after Wonga's collapse.

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