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FTSE 100 rises as miners extend rally

London's leading shares edge higher early on Friday, building on the previous day's rally, with mining stocks leading the upward trend.

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Zero-hours contracts: 801000 workers on zero-hours terms - BBC News


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Zero-hours contracts: 801000 workers on zero-hours terms
BBC News
That meant 2.5% of the employed UK workforce was on such a contract. The 801,000 figure is the highest since the ONS began monitoring the ... take action on zero-hours contracts as promised before the last general election. A Department for Business ...
Number of UK workers on zero-hour contracts increased to 801000Market Business News

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VIDEO: Singapore closes the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is an issue throughout the world, but Singapore routinely tops the table among Asian nations for closing the gap.

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A startup that chooses where to invest people's money admits it accidentally ... - Business Insider


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A startup that chooses where to invest people's money admits it accidentally ...
Business Insider
Nutmeg, a startup that provides investment management services via the internet, admitted that it suffered a technical glitch that allowed its customers to access the personal data of its other clients, according to Citywire. The company, led by CEO ...

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VIDEO: Time is money

Time is money, especially if it costs $933,000 - which is how much one watch sold for at a Hong Kong auction.

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