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Our ambition is to be straightforward, flexible and available. Above all, we take a positive & practical approach. We believe that any situation can be improved, even if the solution is not immediately apparent.

BBC News - Business

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 23:00:21 GMT
A huge acceleration in the use of robots will affect jobs around the world, Oxford Economics says.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 23:00:11 GMT
A father-of-five speaks of living in destitution - a reality for many behind closed doors. a charity says.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 23:00:29 GMT
The pound's fall has made life tougher for some foreign workers, but for many firms it's been good news.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 22:11:14 GMT
The US city, home to market leader Juul, is the first to ban sales in-store and from online retailers.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:13:30 GMT
The fighter jets were scrambled after an apparent mix-up between air traffic control and the pilots.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 23:06:28 GMT
Is it really the miracle product of the free market, as many economists have claimed?
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:48:31 GMT
Customer query over best before date on burger relish prompts Twitter exchange.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:03:48 GMT
How do you stop colleagues from nicking your sandwiches and milk from the office fridge?
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:21:37 GMT
Customers will get rebates of at least £61 each after the company failed in its sewage operation.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:00:32 GMT
Biffa broke the law by exporting everything from underwear to socks in containers labelled as paper.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 23:22:27 GMT
Running a music festival is challenging and not just because of the weather.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 08:48:19 GMT
Younger people are looking for something a bit different and shops are trying to work out what that is.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 23:00:47 GMT
The Tory leadership candidate's plan would cost "many billions", the Institute for Fiscal Studies says.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:52:17 GMT
The trade union Unite calls for Belfast jobs connected to the project to be protected.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:30:29 GMT
The loss of Kerry Foods - the biggest employer in Burton-upon-Trent - is "crushing", unions said.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:38:07 GMT
A group of 18 wealthy individuals is arguing that politicians have a moral duty to tax them more.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 05:09:36 GMT
A rise in drone use has created growing security concerns for airports around the world.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 08:22:54 GMT
The four-hour disruption was the largest in years and the cause is still unclear.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 23:53:14 GMT
Pop stars are also more likely to have gone to private school than university vice-chancellors.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:46:34 GMT
Passengers have complained about the restrictions of one bottle of wine or four cans of beer.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 23:02:42 GMT
When malicious hackers disable a business and demand a ransom, many firms pay up. But should they?
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 23:05:57 GMT
Entrepreneur Dave Asprey is the man behind the craze of adding butter and oil to your mug of coffee.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:02:03 GMT
Air travel accounts for 2%-3% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Are electric engines an answer?
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:39:12 GMT
Eggs & Bread asks its customers to pay what they like - one of a number of not-for-profit food projects open around the UK.
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:18:05 GMT
Social media companies know approval can be addictive, so how should we manage the compulsion to be liked?
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:47:55 GMT
Buying "fast fashion" is harming the environment so what can we do to limit its effects?
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 23:02:54 GMT
In a "David and Goliath" battle of the skies, the small airline used tech to punch above its weight.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:04:31 GMT
How Dame Stephanie Shirley went from child refugee to computer industry and women's rights pioneer.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:12:30 GMT
How do you build unmanned vehicles that can withstand extreme temperatures, pressures and terrains?
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:12:55 GMT
For some countries bartering has long been a vital part of how they trade overseas.
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 23:11:40 GMT
The crops developed by Norman Borlaug have saved millions of people from starvation.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 20:14:14 GMT
At the Paris Airshow, Boeing faces some difficult choices following the fatal 737 Max crashes.
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 23:24:23 GMT
It might be inefficient but we still use email, despite the emergence of rival systems.
Sun, 09 Jun 2019 23:14:01 GMT
Skin Inc founder Sabrina Tan says "insanity with a purpose" drove her to launch beauty firm.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 23:08:51 GMT
Guildford has introduced a fleet of electric buses for its park and ride service to the town centre.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 23:59:23 GMT
Emily Eavis explains how the festival grew out of her father's dairy farm.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 00:00:32 GMT
A Norwegian aluminium producer is recovering after hackers took thousands of computers offline and demanded a ransom.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 23:07:10 GMT
Donald Trump has labelled himself "Tariff Man", in his bid to use tariffs to boost domestic jobs.
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 23:11:08 GMT
Emily Foges says her firm's success is down to young employee who told her she was getting it wrong.

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