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9 ways your business will benefit from workforce analytics

Tue, 30 Jun 2015

From recruiting talent to identifying demands for future skills

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Why has Heathrow Terminal 1 been shut down?

Tue, 30 Jun 2015

London Heathrow Terminal 1 has been shut down after 47 years to allow Terminal 2 to be expanded.

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1,000 police officers deployed as London hosts two day anti-terror exercise

Tue, 30 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Training exercise was six months in the planning

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Sajid Javid vents frustration at CBI’s pro-European stance

Tue, 30 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Business Secretary calls on business body to stop pre-empting membership negotiations

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Shruti Tripathi: Making Britain an entrepreneurial superpower

Tue, 30 Jun 2015

“What do we really need to do to make the UK an economic powerhouse?” asks our editor

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Pour some Sugar on me: Lord Alan’s sweet London property empire

Tue, 30 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

There are lumps of Sugar’s property empire all over London

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Branson backs EU membership for Britain

Mon, 29 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Virgin boss says Brexit would be “catastrophic” for Britain

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Brexit beckoning Boris? Mayor reportedly backing EU departure

Mon, 29 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Johnson at odds with Cameron over EU referendum

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015

Tackling Britain’s talent issues using the power of data

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These are the 10 best and worst UK cities for graduate jobs

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

We’ve all been there – graduating with a shiny degree in your hands yet no one wants to give you a job.

Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar sells Burberry's old London HQ to Qataris for £65m

Another day, another London asset goes to the Qataris.

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4 times Network Rail boss Sir Peter Hendy was embroiled in big controversies

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Controversial Tube boss Sir Peter Hendy quit yesterday to become top dog at Network Rail.

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Bill Gates doubles green energy investment to $2bn

By Harry Cockburn

World’s most moneyed man spends money to save the world

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Government to axe BBC Trust and hand powers to Ofcom

By Harry Cockburn

The BBC’s in house governing body, the BBC Trust, is to be closed down and the 93-year-old broadcasting service will be instead regulated by an external organisation for the first time.

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Facebook to set up another London HQ - how many offices does it have around the world?

Social media giant Facebook just signed a lease with The Office Group to take up a 34,000 square feet space just off Tottenham Court Road.

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Is Tesco on the mend? These new figures show it could be

By Robyn Vinter

The troubled supermarket might be finally turning itself around

Network Rail

Crisis point: Network Rail’s modernisation plans grind to a halt

Major plans to modernise the UK’s rail infrastructure are to be cut back or stopped completely due to lack of funds, transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin is expected to tell the House of Commons today.

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Is George Osborne planning to cut the top rate of tax to 40p?

By Harry Cockburn

Former Chancellor Nigel Lawson urges tax cut to boost business

Women in the boardroom

Guilt be gone: Working mums are actually helping their kids get on in life, study finds

By Robyn Vinter

It seems mums who go out to work are setting a great example for their daughters

Google Ventures to invest millions into London start-up Yieldify

Google Ventures to invest millions into London start-up Yieldify

An e-commerce start-up that helps online retailers increase sales has become the third business to receive investment from Google’s investment arm Google Ventures Europe.

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New cycle infrastructure is transforming my commute. Here’s to further improvements

By Harry Cockburn

LondonLovesBusiness.com’s senior reporter hails the introduction of segregated cycle paths

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Ikea to launch high street shops

The annual weekend trip to Ikea could soon become a thing of the past, with the Swedish retailer trialling high street stores from autumn.   

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5 hot London start-ups you should watch out for

Crowdcube co-founder Luke Lang on the capital’s top emerging businesses

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These are the world’s top 10 largest sovereign wealth funds

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Number 1? Norway’s Government Pension Fund - Global with $882bn worth of assets

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The £3.2bn tech start-up you've never heard of

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

We chat to James Allgrove, UK head of payment start-up Stripe

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How many millions has Tesco boss Dave Lewis made?

Pensions and Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) has just slammed Tesco CEO Dave Lewis’s pay for being “excessive”.

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The opening stage of the Tour de France could be hosted in London in 2017, according to the London Evening Standard.

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Harry Potter and the unaffordable West End ticket prices

By Robyn Vinter

Big shows are sadly for tourists and the rich, says Robyn Vinter

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Fire! Bridges! Snow! More bridges! Here are the best paintings of London

By Harry Cockburn

Senior reporter Harry Cockburn chooses his favourite paintings of London

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Pop-ups, pistachios and Prawnography – London's hottest food trends & restaurants

Executive head chef David Ridgway on where and what to eat this summer

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5 crazy facts you probably didn't know about Wimbledon

Come 29 June and Wimbledon will take over all dining table/pub conversations.

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London's iconic Groucho Club sold for £40m

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

London’s iconic Groucho Club has been sold to group of investors for a rumoured £40m.

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Celebrity chefs including Nigella Lawson & Jamie Oliver back new London food markets business

Nigella Lawson, Jamie Oliver, Yotam Ottolenghi and a slew of other celebrity chefs are throwing their weight behind London Union, a food markets venture.

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