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Switching off: the importance of the digital detox

Friday, August 8, 2014

"We should invite technology to help us when we want it, rather than indulge it like a whining child pulling at our trouser legs," says creativity expert Chris Baréz-Brown. In this extract from his new book, he explains why smartphones are not always good for us

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Personal finance: private school fees

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Private school fee hikes are slowing down, says Neasa MacErlean. These days, it's all about added value

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Brits doing business in the USA

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

As more and more UK business ventures expand across the Atlantic to America, a few culture clashes and lessons in a new kind of business are inevitable. Ian Sanders talks to five Brits who have gone stateside

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The age of visualisation

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Half the human brain is dedicated to the task of attaching meaning to visual signals, and we've been underusing it. But now it's time for pictures to have their day, as simple text struggles to interpret the huge amounts of data we ingest daily

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City view: the question of salary ratios

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Can the ratio between company bosses' salaries and an average employee's pay be a useful measure when it comes to controlling soaring executive earnings? The jury's out, says James Ashton

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Brands: what the world buys

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Research into the shopping choices of almost two thirds of the world's population reveals the big-hitting global brands — as well as a few surprises. Tim Hulse reports

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Personal finance: investing in art

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Is art a good investment? Increasing demand around the world means prices are soaring, says Neasa MacErlean

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