Image copyright Getty Images Premier League clubs reported record revenues of £4.5bn in the 2016-17 season, and also returned to profit. Clubs collectively reported £500m in pre-tax profit, also a record, having posted a small collective pre-tax loss in 2015-16, according to Deloitte. Wage costs rose by 9% to £2.5bn,…

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Hundreds of thousands of the poorest families in Britain are going without basic necessities, according to two separate surveys. Citizens Advice said as many as 140,000 households are going without power, as they cannot afford to top up their prepayment meters. And the Living Wage Foundation – which campaigns for…

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How to spend your time when there’s nothing left to do? This morning something happened that reminded me of an important lesson re: time well spent. Three of us are working on an illustration project for our forthcoming book, “It Doesn’t Have to be Crazy at Work”. In our previous books,…

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Image copyright Getty Images The apprenticeship levy introduced in England last year is causing “confusion and frustration” among employers and must be reformed, according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). Jane Gratton, head of skills at the BCC is due to tell a conference on apprenticeships that the scheme…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sir Martin Sorrell resigned as chief executive of WPP after 33 years running the company Many of WPP’s 200,000 staff will feel “liberated” after the departure of founder Sir Martin Sorrell, according to one of his most senior lieutenants. Stephen Allan, boss of WPP-owned…

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ToS;dr is a crowdsourced database of website terms of service; install the associate plugin and your browser will display a letter grade (from A to F) for every site you visit, with subcategories for things like data-retention and the rights the site asserts to your contributions. It emerged…

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