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  • U.S. appeals court upholds ruling invalidating J&J patent on Remicade
    Business Insider UK25 minutes ago

    U.S. appeals court upholds ruling invalidating J&J patent on Remicade

    The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a ruling by a U.S. administrative court that a J&J patent covering the active ingredient in Remicade was invalid because its concepts were covered in a prior J&J patent. Remicade generated U.S. sales of $4.8 billion for J&J in 2016 but

  • U.S. Attorney General orders probe of FBI agents' texts: lawmaker
    Business Insider UK37 minutes ago

    U.S. Attorney General orders probe of FBI agents' texts: lawmaker

    Thomson Reuters

  • Thousands march against Trump in Swiss financial capital
    Business Insider UK39 minutes ago

    Thousands march against Trump in Swiss financial capital

    Thomson Reuters

  • While the rest of the NBA falls apart, the Warriors are so far ahead that they're finding new ways to keep themselves busy
    Business Insider UK46 minutes ago

    While the rest of the NBA falls apart, the Warriors are so far ahead that they're finding new ways to keep themselves busy

    Steve Kerr said the Golden State Warriors need to "reset" and re-focus their priorities. While Kerr said he doesn't focus on individual games with his team, he said he sees larger trends that need fixing. At a time when the rest of the NBA seems to be falling apart with infighting, the

  • How to evaluate your next job
    Quartz15 days ago

    How to evaluate your next job

    With job interviews lasting only a few hours, it is very difficult to know what a new role will be like before you accept a job offer. You must put in some work to get as clear of a picture as possible. Just as your potential employers will evaluate you, I recommend intentionally thinking through…

  • Gender pay gap at 500 large organisations revealed
    Sky News17 days ago

    Gender pay gap at 500 large organisations revealed

    The extent of the pay gap between male and female employees at some of the country's biggest firms has been revealed. Government figures show that men are paid nearly 65% more per hour at high street fashion store Phase Eight and nearly 52% more at EasyJet. Thousands more firms, public sector bodies

  • Reuters - UK Focus18 days ago

    U.S. job growth cools as labor market nears full employment; wages up

    U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in December amid a decline in retail employment, but a pick-up in monthly wage gains pointed to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates in March. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 148,000 last month after a surge

  • Robots could replace more jobs as living wage rises, says IFS
    Sky News19 days ago

    Robots could replace more jobs as living wage rises, says IFS

    The National Living Wage, which applies to workers aged 25 and over, is set to rise to £7.83 per hour from April from a current rate of £7.50. The IFS said those set to be brought within the minimum wage net in 2020 are more than twice as likely to be in the 10% most "routine" occupations

  • In the wake of Matt Lauer, NBC allegedly wants its employees to snitch on office romance
    Quartz27 days ago

    In the wake of Matt Lauer, NBC allegedly wants its employees to snitch on office romance

    During Matt Lauer’s reign as NBC News’ most powerful man, he allegedly locked female co-workers in his office, summoned them to his hotel rooms, and routinely made offensive comments. Now NBC, which once thought installing secret buttons to lock office doors was a good idea, has gotten religion about

  • Trump hails 'love' as workers net Christmas bonus from looming tax cuts
    last month

    Trump hails 'love' as workers net Christmas bonus from looming tax cuts

    Donald Trump has hailed companies "showering their workers with Christmas bonuses" as a result of his corporate tax reforms. The US President posted a celebratory message on Twitter (Frankfurt: A1W6XZ - news) after big name firms including AT&T (Sao Paolo: ATTB34.SA - news) and Comcast

  • Trump sees 'love' as workers net Xmas bonus from looming tax cuts
    Sky Newslast month

    Trump sees 'love' as workers net Xmas bonus from looming tax cuts

    Donald Trump has hailed companies "showering their workers with Christmas bonuses" as a result of his corporate tax reforms. The US President took to Twitter (Frankfurt: A1W6XZ - news) in celebration after big name firms including AT&T (Sao Paolo: ATTB34.SA - news) and Comcast (Swiss: CMCSA.SW

  • Borrowing fall delivers Christmas cheer for Chancellor Philip Hammond
    Sky Newslast month

    Borrowing fall delivers Christmas cheer for Chancellor Philip Hammond

    Philip Hammond has received a small dose of Christmas cheer after official figures showed public borrowing edged lower last month. The Chancellor remains broadly on track to deliver his annual fiscal target after the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said borrowing fell by £200m to £8.7bn - beating

  • Borrowing fall delivers Christmas cheer for Hammond
    Sky Newslast month

    Borrowing fall delivers Christmas cheer for Hammond

    Philip Hammond has received a small dose of Christmas cheer after official figures showed public borrowing edged lower last month. The Chancellor remains broadly on track to deliver his annual fiscal target after the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said borrowing fell by £200m to £8.7bn - beating

  • The mostly great year in US jobs, in five charts and a map
    Quartzlast month

    The mostly great year in US jobs, in five charts and a map

    In a year of nuclear threats, #MeToo, and an all too House of Cards-like White House, the US job market hummed along nicely. Jobs were plentiful, as the post-financial crisis recovery continued apace. Taking a step back, these were the year’s biggest jobs stories. 1️⃣ The Obama job boom continued under

  • Research suggests friends are how we survive work
    Quartzlast month

    Research suggests friends are how we survive work

    What motivates you to come to work? At times it may be money, a sense of progress, or the opportunity to contribute to society. But when it’s a rainy Friday morning and we’re low on sleep, research suggests our real motivation isn’t a what, it’s a who. Here are the five types of colleagues that…

  • I’m a sexual harassment lawyer. Here’s my advice to men
    Quartzlast month

    I’m a sexual harassment lawyer. Here’s my advice to men

    The tidal wave of men in Hollywood, Congress and the media losing their jobs after allegations of sexual harassment has spurred many men in much less lofty positions to worry about their own pasts. Across the country, mid-level managers are racking their brains, rereading their old emails and checking

  • Women with postgrad degrees are more likely to report experiencing sex discrimination at work
    Quartzlast month

    Women with postgrad degrees are more likely to report experiencing sex discrimination at work

    According to a new Pew Research Center study, 42% of working women in the US say they’ve faced gender discrimination at work. This discrimination includes experiences like earning less than male counterparts, being the target of sexual advances, receiving less support from leaders, and getting passed

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Strong U.S. job growth in November bolsters economy's outlook

    WASHINGTON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 8 (Reuters) - U.S. job growth increased at a strong clip in November, painting a portrait of a healthy economy that analysts say does not require the kind of fiscal stimulus that President Donald Trump is proposing, even though wage gains remain moderate.

  • Ex-BBC boss Yentob faces 'five-year ban' over Kids Company ruin
    Sky News2 months ago

    Ex-BBC boss Yentob faces 'five-year ban' over Kids Company ruin

    Alan Yentob, the former BBC creative chief, is facing a minimum five-year exclusion from holding company directorships as the Government pursues action against the former bosses of Kids Company, the failed charity. Sky News has learnt that lawyers acting for Mr Yentob and his fellow ex-Kids Company

  • Ex-BBC boss Yentob faces ‘five-year ban’ over Kids Company ruin
    Sky News2 months ago

    Ex-BBC boss Yentob faces ‘five-year ban’ over Kids Company ruin

    Alan Yentob, the former BBC creative chief, is facing a minimum five-year exclusion from holding company directorships as the Government pursues action against the former bosses of Kids Company, the failed charity. Sky News has learnt that lawyers acting for Mr Yentob and his fellow ex-Kids Company

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Strong November U.S. job gains anticipated; wages seen rising

    WASHINGTON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 8 (Reuters) - U.S. job growth likely increased at a strong clip in November and wages rebounded as the distortions from the recent hurricanes faded, creating a portrait of a healthy economy that analysts say does not require the kind of fiscal stimulus that

  • Barre instructors are in as much demand as full stack developers, LinkedIn says
    Quartz2 months ago

    Barre instructors are in as much demand as full stack developers, LinkedIn says

    When picking a profession, the traditional mother’s mantra—doctor, lawyer, engineer—no longer entirely applies. Positions in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (or STEM) are some of the fastest-growing, of course. But many of the most promising new jobs in 2017 are being driven by more

  • Gay men now earn more than straight men in the US
    Quartz2 months ago

    Gay men now earn more than straight men in the US

    It’s a well-documented fact that lesbians, on average, make more than straight women—what economists have taken to calling the “lesbian premium.” Equally established is that gay men earn less than straight men, dubbed the “gay penalty.” Until recently. Two Vanderbilt economists, Christopher Carpenter

  • Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg warns of sexual harassment 'backlash' against women
    Sky News2 months ago

    Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg warns of sexual harassment 'backlash' against women

    Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has warned of a "backlash" against women in the workplace following recent high-profile sexual harassment scandals. In a revealing Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB - news) post, the businesswoman said she had already heard "rumblings" that

  • Women—even CEOs—still can’t win when it comes to maternity leave
    Quartz2 months ago

    Women—even CEOs—still can’t win when it comes to maternity leave

    I’ve always been a sucker for articles and talk show segments that offer a glimpse at the personal lives of women leaders. I’m fascinated when women CEOs and politicians share interview tidbits about how they manage their marriages, raise their children, and deal with the challenges of work-life balance

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