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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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Amazon employees call on Board to tackle climate change

Amazon employees call on Board to tackle climate change

May 30, 2019

More than 7,500 Amazon employees signed an open letter to CEO Jeff Bezos and the Amazon board, criticising the company’s efforts on climate change and demanding the company take serious action. It highlighted Amazon’s lack of a company-wide […]

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