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TALKTALK SHARES RISE ON NEWS THAT DIDO HARDING IS LEAVING THE BUSINESS FOLLOWING HACKING BREACH

TalkTalk chief executive Dido Harding is to leave the telecoms group in May after seven years. Baroness Harding will be replaced by current managing director Tristia Harrison, the broadband provider said. But TalkTalk also said that founder Sir Charles Dunstone will become executive chairman after he steps down as chairman of Dixons Carphone in May. TalkTalk, recently […]

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Business leaders express concern over US President Donald Trump’s travel bans

Sir Martin Sorrell has added his name to the growing number of business leaders voicing concern over US president Donald Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees. The tycoon, boss of advertising giant WPP, said he has an “instinctive dislike” of the measures, which has resulted in travel chaos and global protests. Sir […]

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Class pay gap shows Britain remains deeply elitist says new report

Professionals from working class backgrounds are paid £6,800 less than colleagues who had affluent upbringings, research has found. Women and ethnic minorities face a “double disadvantage” that means their earnings are hit even harder, according to the Social Mobility Commission report. The 17 per cent pay gap shows that Britain remains a “deeply elitist” society, […]