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Gender pay gap almost unchanged

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 12:38
The gender pay gap has changed "relatively little" over the past four years, says the Office for National Statistics
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UK Mail profits hit by HQ move

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 10:24
Delivery firm UK Mail reports a sharp drop in half-year profits following problems with its new automated sorting hub.
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Ticket re-sale sites are a 'disgrace'

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 09:35
Concert promoter Harvey Goldsmith calls the secondary ticketing market "a national disgrace" and calls on the government to take action.
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FCA to examine investment providers

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 09:03
The UK's financial regulator is to investigate whether consumers are getting value for money from companies who invest their savings and pensions
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How to sell movies in the land of piracy

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 08:43
How Netflix managed to become so popular in Brazil
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McDonald's in heritage site controversy

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 05:13
The opening of a McDonald's outlet in the home of former Taiwanese leader Chiang Ching-kuo in Hangzhou, China has sparked a controversy.
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VIDEO: Can Walmart survive China's slowdown?

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 02:29
How is China's slowing economy affecting Walmart's plans in Asia?
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Asian markets wary of terror threat

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 01:54
Asian shares are mixed on Wednesday with investors cautious over fears of fresh terror attacks in Europe.
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The app that hopes to empower women

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 00:30
The app boss who aims to improve the lives of females
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VIDEO: Reproductive health 'is central'

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 00:30
Ida Tin wants her business - a women's health app called Clue - to help empower more women track their menstrual cycle.
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'I resent the people who got lucky'

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 00:16
The price of success in Silicon Valley
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Smallpox general in US university row

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 00:13
Smallpox, race and a British general provoke US student protest
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VIDEO: Instagram boss: How to avoid burnout

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 23:52
Mike Krieger, cofounder of Instagram, offers the business advice he wishes he'd had when he started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.
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Asda sales fall for fifth quarter

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 19:28
Supermarket Asda sees like-for-like sales falling 4.5% while its US parent Walmart reports quarterly net profit dropping to $3.3bn from $3.7bn
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Greece secures bailout cash deal

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 18:45
Greece has secured a tentative deal with the eurozone to unlock the latest tranche of financial aid.
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Redcar owner loses £530m on closure

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 17:41
The bankrupt Thai owner of the Redcar steelworks has said that it lost almost £530m from the liquidation of the Teesside steelworks.
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FTSE up as market recovery continues

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 17:02
The London market rises strongly, with Smiths Group leading the way after striking a deal to cut pension contributions.
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EU-Ukraine free trade 'set for 2016'

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 16:30
Ukraine prepares for a big trade boost with the EU in January - yet a ceasefire remains fragile in the east.
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FHM magazine to suspend publication

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 15:57
Men's magazines FHM and Zoo have said they are halting publication.
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US consumer prices rise in October

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 15:06
US consumer prices rose by 0.2% in October, hinting that inflation is picking up again and that interest rates may rise in December.
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