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Best and happy

This is how we can make our workplaces happierVideo

By Rebecca Hobson

Great insights from top executives at LinkedIn, Mindshare UK and AECOM

Mitsubishi office

inmidtown’s ambitious five-year business plan gets green light with £15m of investment

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Claridge’s

Abu Dhabi wants to buy Claridge’s, The Berkeley & The Connaught for £1.6bn

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), the world’s second-largest sovereign wealth fund, owns assets worth over $773bn.

Homes property housing market houses

Slowest house price growth in 18 months sparks slump fears

By Robyn Vinter

Bad news for those already on the property ladder but good for everyone else…

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Natalie Bennett

EXCLUSIVE: Natalie Bennett – “It’s a bad day when I can’t get the message across”

Tue, 24 Feb 2015

Green Party leader said it’s “for other people to judge” whether she comes across badly in interviews

Ismail Ahmed, founder of WorldRemit

Fintech star WorldRemit just raised $100m. We ask founder Ismail Ahmed about growthVideo

Wed, 18 Feb 2015

And the business isn’t even five years old

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Fat Cat banker

Enough’s enough: even IoD members are worried about excessive salaries

By Sophie Hobson

Seven-figure salaries are eroding public trust in business, and that’s a threat to success, say members

Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks is returning to the Murdoch empire

By Sophie Hobson

How do you solve a problem like Rebekah?

Idea

Can wearable technology revolutionise London?

Charlotte Golunski, co-founder of Sense, on how wearbles can transform the capital

TalkTalk

TalkTalk customers are at risk of fraud after major data theft

By Robyn Vinter

One customer had thousands stolen by fraudsters

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Who has a 74% chance of becoming the UK’s next PM?

By Harry Cockburn

After a week of poor performances, here’s who’s leading the pack

Lloyds banking group

Lloyds finally pays out dividends on £1.7bn profits

By Robyn Vinter

Some good news for the troubled bank’s investors

Election 2015 hots up

Election dissection: A rapid round-up of the week’s political proceedings

By Harry Cockburn

Which parties are on track, and which have gone off the rails?

Magician cards

Fraudulent arms companies charged taxpayers for magicians, croquet and speeding fines

By Harry Cockburn

Michael Fallon to call for “vital” changes to arms procurement

House price drop

For the first time, more people own homes outright than have a mortgage

By Sophie Hobson

Home-ownership has plummeted among young people in the past decade

Odeon

Odeon cinemas set to go on sale priced at a whopping £1bn

By Robyn Vinter

Cinema chain set to go on sale later this year

Burning cash

RBS posts £3.5bn loss. Can its newly appointed chairman help?

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The state-owned bank has just reported its seventh consecutive loss

Steam train Waterloo London

Rush hour trains into London were faster in the age of steam than today

By Harry Cockburn

Steam trains quicker than plodding pace of modern rail traffic

Hurrah happy growth jobs - man in suit jumping with joy

Here's why FTSE 100 hit a record high last night

By Robyn Vinter

The share index closed at 6,949.63, beating the previous record close of 6,930.2

David Potts CBE, Morrisons new CEO

7 vital things you need to know about Morrisons new CEO David Potts

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

It’s no exaggeration to say that Morrisons began 2015 on an appalling note.

Mitsubishi office

60 seconds with… Mitsubishi Corporation International

Brought to you by our partners, inmidtown

Wonga

Wonga is cutting a third of its jobs. Here's why

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Beleaguered payday lender Wonga is planning to cull 325 jobs, more than a third of its workforce, in a bid to save £25m.

Natalie Bennett

EXCLUSIVE: Natalie Bennett – “It’s a bad day when I can’t get the message across”

By Robyn Vinter

Green Party leader said it’s “for other people to judge” whether she comes across badly in interviews

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Wine glasses

These are the 10 most popular types of wine in the UK

By Sophie Hobson

We aren’t exactly known for our oenophilia here in Blightly.

Margaret Thatcher

Do you sleep more or less than these industry and political leaders?

By Sophie Hobson

The Iron Lady only took four hours of her 40 winks a night. What about Gates, Trump and Obama?

Twist at Crawford

Twist at Crawford: A restaurant that defies categorisation

By Sherelle Jacobs

Twist at Crawford is like a David Lynch film. Completely baffling, but excellent

Starbucks

Now you can get drunk in Starbucks! They’re serving beer and wine

By Robyn Vinter

Coming to a bland, impersonal coffee house near you

Roman Abramovich super yacht

Cinema, submarine and missile defence system not enough for Abramovich’s yacht

By Rebecca Hobson

Chelsea FC owner, Roman Abramovich, has sent his super-yacht – the Eclipse – to Germany for a refit.

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Anthony Eskinazi, JustPark founder

JustPark just crowdfunded £1m in FOUR DAYS. We ask its founder how he did it

Tue, 17 Feb 2015

Entrepreneur Anthony Eskinazi on creating the most successful campaign in Crowdcube’s history

Great Britain's Ben Ainslie celebrates on the podium after winning the Gold medal in the Finn class sailing in Weymouth, during day nine of the London 2012 Olympics.

Biggest gainers & losers in London property, by borough

Mon, 16 Feb 2015

It looks like property is making a comeback.

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The 17 most inspiring women in UK tech + their Twitter handles

Thu, 12 Feb 2015

As well as the top 50 from all of Europe