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Music industry rallying thanks to streaming … and back catalogues

By HAL WILLIAMS THE MUSIC industry might be in the same Covid-shaped slump as (pretty much) all the others — but nine-figure deals are still...

It just had to happen: virtual office party coming your way

PUSH, a wellbeing and performance company, has announced an alternative to the traditional office party, with a very 2020 twist. After a year that has...

Shareholder value eclipsed by stakeholder value, and brand purpose is king

Vaccine announcements don’t automatically signal a return to business-as-usual, argues ROSS CLUGSON VACCINES are like buses. You wait eight months … and then two...

Covid mink stole the future of the despised fur industry

by Hal Williams THE EUROPEAN fur industry is reeling — to the dismay of fashion victims and the relief of animal rights supporters. Denmark's mass culling...

PPE glove manufacturer to shut half its plants as Covid hits

By Hal Williams IN A BLEAK Covid irony, the world's largest manufacturer of personal protection latex gloves will shut 28 of its factories — because...

Unilever brands to push plant-based options as meat-free market expands

UNILEVER is planning to take a big bite of the plant-based food market. It has an annual sales target of €1bn for foods sold through...

Stereotypes of entrepreneurs ‘preventing problem-solving’

OUTDATED and negative stereotypes could be preventing people from recognising entrepreneurial qualities in themselves at a time when these skills are needed most, a...

Rolling-out nuclear power: Iconic engine-maker heading group to create mini reactors

ROLLS-ROYCE is heading a consortium planning to build 16 small nuclear power stations in the UK — and create 6,000 regional jobs. Up to 80...

Engineering firm funds research into lasting flexible work systems

BUILDING and civil engineering company Sir Robert McAlpine has funded a study using first-person accounts to provide employers with “more than stats” on the subject of...