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VIDEO: Does Britain value skills enough?

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 10:03
Business groups say that a shortage of trained and qualified new starters in fields like engineering, construction and IT is so chronic it could threaten to derail our economic recovery.
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Ashley Madison client data 'leaked'

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 07:24
Customer data stolen from Ashley Madison, a dating website for married people who wish to cheat on their spouse, has reportedly been published.
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Most graduates 'in non-graduate jobs'

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 07:19
The majority of UK university graduates are working in non-graduates jobs with over-qualification at "saturation point", a new report claims.
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Going for gold in the skills Olympics

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 05:27
The Olympics for skilled workers
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Vlogger advert guidelines published

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 04:56
New guidelines for video bloggers who enter marketing relationships with brands are published by the Committee of Advertising Practice.
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India's Snapdeal raises $500m

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 04:48
India's e-commerce website Snapdeal said it has raised $500m (£310m) from foreign investors for expanding its online marketplace.
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Rates to rise soon, says MPC's Miles

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 00:46
Interest rates will rise "pretty soon", Bank of England policymaker Prof David Miles tells the BBC - as he prepares to leave his role on the Monetary Policy Committee
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Chinese web giant takes stake in Kik

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 00:39
Chinese internet giant Tencent takes a $50m stake in Canadian messaging company Kik Interactive.
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VIDEO: 'Supercar season' hits central London

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 23:08
It's known as the 'supercar season', when some of the world's richest descend on central London with their extraordinary cars in tow - but not everyone is happy. The Victoria Derbyshire programme went to see what is happening.
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How one migrant made it in the US

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 21:30
How one Japanese migrant made it in the US
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VIDEO: 'Everything started from scratch'

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 21:20
Entrepreneur Hidehito Uki explains how he came to Hawaii aged 20 and has gone on to grow his small noodle-making business into a US wide operation.
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VIDEO: New fracking sites are earmarked

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 17:49
Twenty-seven new areas in northern England and the Midlands are earmarked for possible oil and gas exploration.
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