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A nation of shopkeepers? Entrepreneurs, more like!

ENTREPRENEURIAL Britain is a two-day initiative planned for 2021 and designed “to reignite the entrepreneurial spirit” of UK towns and cities. The outbreak of Covid-19...
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Selfless gesture: world’s super rich calling for higher taxation

SOME of the richest people on the planet want higher taxes on themselves and their peers to aid economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. A...
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Slackers! Back to work! And switch off that Netflix series!

EIGHT out of 10 Brits are working from home, but it has come to light that not all of them have their noses to...
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Women in science and the vital role diversity plays in technology sector

Women’s Day 2020: March 8 CEO of Econic Technologies ROWENA SELLENS takes a look at the enduring importance of International Women’s Day, STEM, and diversity...
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How to write a job post in 2020: it’s a boom time for recruiters

By Mareike Voget JANUARY is a boom time for recruiters. After the holiday season, many employees embrace the moment to change jobs and embark on a...
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OECD’s forecast for growth comes with qualifications — and warnings

A BLEAK view of the future of the global economy has been painted by the OECD — and climate change has a central role. A...
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Blockchain’s coming of age in the world of enterprise

by NISH KOTECHA AT THE recent Business Blockchain Summit in London, Dale Chrystie, FedEx’s blockchain strategist, invoked the words of FedEx founder Frederick W Smith:...
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How Adam Smith became a (surprising) hero to conservative economists

By Glory M Liu* PEOPLE like to fight over Adam Smith. To some, the Scottish philosopher is the patron saint of capitalism who wrote that...
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The onus is on business to drive more inclusive trade

In his first speaking engagement as ICC Secretary General, John Denton put the onus on business to help drive transition to a more inclusive...
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World Bank Report Finds Rise in Global Wealth, but Inequality Persists

Report goes beyond GDP to assess the economic progress of nations Global wealth grew significantly over the past two decades but per capita wealth declined...