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They said NO! So now what for businesses across the UK?

It is not time for celebration, but time for deep reflection

The Saltire and Union Jack flags are raised on Arthur's Seat with a view of Edinburgh Castle ahead of the Scottish Referendum 17 Sep 2014
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Scotland

Scottish referendum results: which areas voted No?

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Turnout: 84.51% (3,619,915)

David Cameron's speech in full

What did David Cameron say about Scottish referendum results? Video

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

The PM’s speech in full

Apple to launch new iPads

Apple "to lauch" two new iPads in October as Amazon launches two new Kindles

Thu, 18 Sep 2014

Forget the iPhone 6! Apple is planning another mega event to launch two new iPads on 21 October.

Mosquito tiger

Killer mosquito incursion in Kent could sweep across Britain

Thu, 18 Sep 2014| By Harry Cockburn

Forget Scottish independence, the biggest threat to the UK may be an invasion of potentially lethal mosquitoes that is already marching on Britain after arriving in the South East.

UK's billionaires

The world now has 2,325 billionaires with a combined wealth of $7.29 trillion

Thu, 18 Sep 2014

Warning: This story will make you feel *very* poor.

Fat Man

Fit for work? NHS chief urges tax breaks for companies tackling obesity

Thu, 18 Sep 2014| By Harry Cockburn

Businesses in the UK could be encouraged to help tackle rising obesity in the UK with tax breaks for firms introducing slimming clubs and health activities for employees.

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Charlie chaplin violin

John Nugent: There's no downside to live music in the cinema

Fri, 12 Sep 2014| By John Nugent

Our film columnist can’t get enough of the trend for live musical scores at film screenings in London

London skyline with Google, Facebook and other logos superimposed onto the skyline

Ajay Chowdhury: Understanding the secretive art of SEO - and how some companies have nailed it

Fri, 12 Sep 2014| By Ajay Chowdhury

Ajay Chowdhury, CEO of Seatwave discusses how London has become a hub for smart digital innovation

Money, wealth, funds

Robyn Vinter: MPs are about to get a 10% pay rise. Here’s why it can't happen

Thu, 11 Sep 2014| By Robyn Vinter

In April next year MPs will get a massive pay rise. It was decided by an independent body, not the public or MPs themselves, so it must be fair, right?

Apple Pay

Sophie Hobson: Forget the big iPhone and the watch. Apple Pay is the massive game-changer…

Wed, 10 Sep 2014| By Sophie Hobson

Apple’s biggest move at its launch event was the one with least fanfare

Russ Shaw

Russ Shaw: Why we must make the most of Britain’s coding revolution

Tue, 9 Sep 2014

The founder of Tech London Advocates and Mayor of London’s Tech Ambassador explains why we need kids who code

Dave Fishwick

Bank of Dave is coming to a high street near you. Would you bank there?

By Robyn Vinter

We talk to founder and TV star Dave Fishwick about the new bank that half the country want to switch to

Prof Brian Cox

Prof Brian Cox: This is how we inspire kids to get into science and tech

By Robyn Vinter

The scientist and TV personality discusses the problem with getting kids interested in STEM careers

Patrick Watt Bupa 622 466

Two in five Londoners are stressed. What can employers do about it?

By Harry Cockburn

We speak to Bupa’s corporate director Patrick Watt for answers

Southbank skater

Southbank Centre skaters to stay for long term, thwarting redevelopment plans

By Harry Cockburn

Skateboarders embroiled in a battle to keep the famous skate park at the undercroft on the South Bank have emerged victorious after campaigning to keep the park open.

Steve McCurry photo

EXCLUSIVE: Look at these beautiful images from Magnum photographer Steve McCurry's new exhibition at South Bank Tower

Sneak preview of world-famous Magnum photographer Steve McCurry’s new exhibition People & Places

Constable Hay Wain

Preview - Constable: The Making of a Master at the V&A

By Harry Cockburn

Constable has long occupied a tranquil, homely corner in the hearts of British art lovers. His leafy landscapes are famed for their easy celebration of the quiet drama of the countryside. His winding rivers and relaxed rural scenes seem to be straightforward recreations of idealised natural beauty.

Fat Man

Fit for work? NHS chief urges tax breaks for companies tackling obesity

By Harry Cockburn

Businesses in the UK could be encouraged to help tackle rising obesity in the UK with tax breaks for firms introducing slimming clubs and health activities for employees.

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