4 Rules for Self-Employment Success
Apr03

4 Rules for Self-Employment Success

Entrepreneurs are at the heart of economic development, generating jobs and tax revenue for cities, states and national authorities. But the prospect of starting and maintaining a business is full of risk, calling-for a special type of commitment from those intent on being self-employed. Financial matters, in particular, present challenges for entrepreneurs, ranging from generating start-up capital to effectively funding ongoing...

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DATA SCANDAL- Facebook Responds to Privacy Scandal by Making Privacy Tools Easier to Find
Mar28

DATA SCANDAL- Facebook Responds to Privacy Scandal by Making Privacy Tools Easier to Find

Facebook adjusted its privacy settings page today, following the ongoing Cambridge Analytica data scandal. Most obviously, the privacy settings page now features shortcuts with images to make it easier to navigate, particularly on mobile. Users can enable two-factor authentication, control what they share or have shared, manage who can see their posts, and learn more about their ad preferences. The changes won’t affect...

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How to Encourage Teamwork in Your Organisation
Mar12

How to Encourage Teamwork in Your Organisation

The most successful businesses in the world put a huge emphasis on teamwork. These organisations do this for some very good reasons. A business becomes stronger and each employee contributes more. As well as this, there is less confusion because each team member knows what they are doing and understands what the overall goal of their ‘team’ or company is. Below are some of the best ways you can encourage teamwork in your business. Set...

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Why Does Australia Have A Housing Crisis?
Nov29

Why Does Australia Have A Housing Crisis?

Australia is in the grip of a housing crisis, and the rental market is failing to deliver for many.  According to figures from a recent report, Australia is facing a housing crisis with many low-income households no longer able to afford living in metropolitan areas.   The research found that households with a medium gross income of $83,500 are spending a quarter of their earnings on rent – a level considered...

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Brexit; UK and EU Negotiate Divorce Bill Potentially 50bn Euros
Nov29

Brexit; UK and EU Negotiate Divorce Bill Potentially 50bn Euros

Britain and the EU have reached agreement on a Brexit divorce bill which is likely to finally total around 50 billion euros, British newspapers reported on Tuesday, potentially heralding a breakthrough in the negotiations. A deal on the bill would signal that London and Brussels are moving much closer to an agreement at a Dec. 14-15 summit to advance to a new phase in their negotiations and discuss their post-Brexit trade...

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Bill Gates is planning to build a ‘Smart City’ in Arizona
Nov12

Bill Gates is planning to build a ‘Smart City’ in Arizona

Bill Gates is building a “smart city” in Arizona which will feature driverless cars and “cutting-edge” technology. Belmont Partners, one of the Microsoft founder’s investment firms, has spent $80m (£61.1m) on buying and developing the new community near Tonopah, west of Phoenix. Mr Gates’ goal is to create a smart city called Belmont on the nearly 25,000 acres of land. Everything about Belmont will...

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