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“No B Corp, no bonus” – Body Shop to staff

“No B Corp, no bonus” – Body Shop to staff

November 04, 2019

Cosmetics retailer The Body Shop has achieved B Corp status – in part thanks to linking the certification to staff bonuses. Achieving B Corp status requires companies to amend their governance structures to legally recognise the interests of […]

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The rise of Side Hustlers and the value from breaking convention

The rise of Side Hustlers and the value from breaking convention

September 02, 2019

The rise of ‘side hustlers’ – those engaged in money-making activities outside their regular employment – indicates that people are looking to attain fulfilment, skills and income outside their traditional workplace. According to new research, millions of Britons […]

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Are we headed for a four-day week?

Are we headed for a four-day week?

September 02, 2019

In July, the Henley Business School published new research claiming a four-day working week makes business sense, and could save UK businesses an estimated £104bn annually. The study said a shortened working week increased staff productivity, reduced sick […]

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Amazon’s commitment to retraining 100,000 employees

Amazon’s commitment to retraining 100,000 employees

September 02, 2019

Last month, Amazon announced it will be investing US$700m to retrain 100,000 of its employees – equivalent to one third of its US workforce – in new technologies as part of its Upskilling 2025 strategy. The employee training […]

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Unilever CEO warns of ‘woke-washing’ ads

Unilever CEO warns of ‘woke-washing’ ads

July 01, 2019

Unilever’s new chief executive, Alan Jope, has warned against brands attempting to advertise products using a loose link to a political stance. Speaking at this year’s Cannes Lions creative marketing communications festival, held earlier this month, Jope argued […]

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