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VIDEO: Can Japan work better with no age bias?

In corporate Japan, the older you get the more money you earn as long as you stay with same employer, but some companies are experimenting with a new model.

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Too good to be forgotten - why institutional memory matters - BBC News


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Too good to be forgotten - why institutional memory matters
BBC News
Many organisations are at risk of losing their memory because workers switch jobs too quickly, without passing on what they've learned. This "corporate amnesia" can have serious consequences, writes Phil Tinline. Britons today change job more ...

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How impulse shopping led to a multi-million-pound business - BBC News


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How impulse shopping led to a multi-million-pound business
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Inspiration for an entrepreneur often comes when they look for something - a service or a product they need - only to find it doesn't yet exist. In Sebastien Fabre's case it was his wife's impulse shopping that provided the inspiration that led to the ...

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Npower job losses 'devastating blow' - BBC News


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Npower job losses 'devastating blow'
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"The news suggests that Npower's German owner isn't terribly committed to its UK operations. Cutting a fifth of the workforce will leave the already struggling business in an even worse state. Now months of uncertainly lie ahead for a workforce whose ...

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Wall Street hit by oil price slide

Shares on Wall Street close down, hurt by the slide in the price of oil.

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