Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Business

Business

'They kept us stewing, then came euphoria': how to sell your business

The sale of a company is a major milestone for any business owner. But what happens next? “There is a little bit of seller’s remorse that occurs. You’ve spent years building a business,...

Live CNN TV coverage of Hurricane Irma

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American Apparel founder Dov Charney: ‘Sleeping with people you work with is unavoidable’

Dov Charney, the man at least as famous for founding American Apparel as he is for being serially accused of sexual harassment, is showing me around his new factory in south central Los...

Marvel at Monrovia: a city destination with a difference

In Liberia’s national museum, there is a beguiling mahogany sculpture called Twin Mother, a gracefully carved bust of an African woman breastfeeding twins. “You have to feed both your children at the same...

British arms sales to repressive regimes soar to £5bn since election

UK arms manufacturers have exported almost £5bn worth of weapons to countries that are judged to have repressive regimes in the 22 months since the Conservative party won the last election. The huge rise...

US-backed forces move on ISIS in Syrian city

The Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of mostly Kurdish and some Arab militias, said the push is designed to force the terror movement from eastern parts of the city -- the largest in...

Forget stereotypes … how to recruit talented, neurodiverse employees

James Neely used to work in an open-plan office. His journey to work included busy, stressful train journeys. “I tended to isolate myself from people, so I had my headphones on and turned...

North Korea's Kim Jong-un hosts huge celebration after nuclear test

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un hosted a huge celebration to congratulate his nuclear scientists and technicians who steered the country’s sixth and largest nuclear test a week ago, its official news agency said...

NHS cuts and public sector pay: will there be a ‘winter of discontent’?

In the weeks that followed their disastrous election result, a delegation of Tory MPs marched to Downing Street with a clear message for the prime minister and her team. After years of austerity,...

Unseeded Sloane Stephens wins US Open for first major title

Stephens, who has jumped more than 900 spots in the world rankings in a month, is now a grand slam champion, winning the US Open 6-3, 6-0 against No. 15 seed and fellow...

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Jacinda Ardern takes part in New Zealand's nationwide Secret Santa

New Zealand’s prime minister has taken part in the country’s nationwide Secret Santa. New Zealand Post has been running the scheme, in which complete...