Category: BBC

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'Find people who complement your weaknesses'

'Find people who complement your weaknesses'

'Find people who complement your weaknesses' Amber Atherton, boss of tech firm Zyper, says you need staff who are good at things you might not be. A Brit running a San Francisco-based business, she adds that entrepreneurs also have to be resilient to change. Ms Atherton was interviewed for a new mini-series called Paths to...

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Covid: 'Our 10 days of hotel quarantine are finally over'

Covid: 'Our 10 days of hotel quarantine are finally over'

Covid: 'Our 10 days of hotel quarantine are finally over' UK residents arriving in England from so-called “red list” countries need to self-isolate in hotels for 10 days as part of Covid rules; all other arrivals are banned. So what does the experience feel like? Wiehann Meyer travelled from South Africa to London with a...

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Budget 2021: BBC editors on what to expect

Budget 2021: BBC editors on what to expect

Budget 2021: BBC editors on what to expect The coronavirus pandemic has caused the UK’s biggest economic slump in more than 300 years. Public borrowing is soaring. Unemployment is rising. How might the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, address these problems in the Budget? BBC economics editor Faisal Islam and business editor Simon Jack give us their...

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Jailed Libor banker Tom Hayes: 'My life was destroyed'

Jailed Libor banker Tom Hayes: 'My life was destroyed'

Jailed Libor banker Tom Hayes: 'My life was destroyed' Tom Hayes, the first banker to be jailed for rigging interest rates, has told the BBC in his first TV interview that he believes fresh evidence will show his conviction was unsafe. “I don’t blame the jury for it but they were presented with a false...

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Covid: How work life changed for a home-schooler and a supermarket manager

Covid: How work life changed for a home-schooler and a supermarket manager

Covid: How work life changed for a home-schooler and a supermarket manager Ever since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, people have been forced to change how they go about their day at work. BBC business correspondent Emma Simpson spoke to two people about how they’ve had to adapt to these new ways of working....

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Medical cannabis: 'Convince people that you're serious'

Medical cannabis: 'Convince people that you're serious'

Medical cannabis: 'Convince people that you're serious' Rick Brar is a Canadian farmer who started growing cannabis when the government there legalised it for medical use. After that, he opened a lab to make cannabinoids – those molecules in the cannabis plant which can be used in medicines. Unfortunately, Rick was caught up in what...