Tag : Business

Gender Pay Gap Reporting: There’s More to the Story Than Meets the Eye

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The gender pay gap disparity has long been an issue for organisations across all industries. Thanks to recent Gender Pay Gap Information legislation, all employers in Great Britain with an excess of 250 members of staff are obliged to report on four types of figures annually. These four figures include … Read More

Nick Clegg Takes New Job at Facebook

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Whether you’re disappointed at Nick Clegg for going to work for Facebook, or disappointed at Facebook for hiring Nick Clegg, most of us would agree that the move was unexpected. He has been hired to head Facebook’s global affairs and communications team. At a time where Facebook has been under … Read More

Make International Stress Awareness Week Count

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Next week marks the 20th anniversary of International Stress Awareness Week and there is no denying that many find work one of the most stressful elements of their lives. Over 11 million days are lost at work a year due to stress and it accounts for nearly 40% of work-related … Read More

Universal Credit more like Universal Car Crash…

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You may recall that in 2013, the coalition government launched a controversial new welfare policy: Universal Credit. It was designed to ‘simplify’ the current benefits system, which over 80% of the public at the time believed to be rife with false claims. This was according to the British Social Attitudes … Read More

Patisserie Valerie in a Pinch Over ‘Potentially Fraudulent’ Accounts

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A shadow has been cast over the future of café chain Patisserie Valerie after the discovery of ‘significant and potentially fraudulent’ irregularities within the accounts of its owner Patisserie Holdings by the company’s board of directors. Patisserie Holdings shares, listed on the AIM submarket of the London Stock Exchange designed … Read More

Young Entrepreneurs’ Idea Takes Off

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The Gryphon interviews Tim Knickmann, cofounder of the business venture JetLink, a project aiming to make chartered air travel accessible. As Tim relaxes in to his seat with a coffee in one hand and a cigarette in the other, it’s clear to see that he has already adopted the manner … Read More

Outrage As Topshop Dismantles Feminist Pop-up Stand

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Topshop was under fire last week after the removal of a feminist pop-up book promotion stand at their flagship Oxford Street store in London. The partnership was set up between Topshop and Penguin Publishers to promote feminist books including “Feminists Don’t Wear Pink (And Other Lies)” which was written in … Read More

Is Pret Putting Customers’ Lives At Risk?

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Following the tragic death of 15-year-old Natasha Ednan-Laperouse after an allergic reaction to a Pret A Manger sandwich, it has since been discovered that this was not the first time that Pret has been caught up in such a scandal. A woman named Celia Marsh is thought to have died … Read More

Year In Industry: After-sales Marketing Assistant at BMW

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Freddie Rowley is a final year BA Management student. She completed her year in industry at BMW in a paid role as an Aftersales Marketing Assistant at their Financial Services head office in Farnborough, Hampshire. During the placement, she rented a house with 4 other students on the placement scheme. … Read More

Italy facing off against the EU on announced new budget

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The Italian coalition government, which came in to power in June, announced its controversial draft budget plan last Thursday. Despite Italy’s large sovereign debt obligations, the budget outlined plans to escalate spending; a move that could break EU spending rules. The budget outlines a “citizens’ income” for the poor, tax … Read More