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No joke: Why the business world is embracing comedy - BBC News


BBC News

No joke: Why the business world is embracing comedy
BBC News
While the worlds of comedy and business may not initially appear to have much in common, a growing number of firms are in fact turning to comedians to help them boost staff communication, performance, and creativity. And to ... While Ms Richer admits ...

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Tongue-tied UK businesses find foreign trade lost in translation - Financial Times


Financial Times

Tongue-tied UK businesses find foreign trade lost in translation
Financial Times
The dearth of British language specialists is highlighted by the recruitment patterns of Conversis, a translation specialist that works for Canon and Shell among others. Only one-seventh of applicants for staff jobs at the company, which commissioned ...

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Water bug to cost United Utilities ?25m

United Utilities says its profits will be hit by ?25m after paying compensation to customers in Lancashire whose water was infected by a parasite.

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