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How online 'influencers' are changing the food industry - BBC News

How online 'influencers' are changing the food industry - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
The digital economy is changing the world of work and creating new jobs that never existed before.
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e commerce external influences
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Manchester United: Club post record third-quarter revenues

Manchester United: Club post record third-quarter revenues | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Manchester United report a 29.9% rise in third-quarter revenue, up to £123.4m from £95m a year ago.
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Despite missing out on 4th place and generally having a very iffy season!
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Twitter's Dick Costolo steps down as chief executive - BBC News

Twitter's Dick Costolo steps down as chief executive - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Dick Costolo is stepping down as chief executive of Twitter, the company says, while co-founder Jack Dorsey will act as interim chief until a replacement can be found.
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leadership, culture & strategy

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Morrisons supermarket cuts prices on 200 'everyday' items - BBC News

Morrisons supermarket cuts prices on 200 'everyday' items - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Morrisons, the UK's fourth largest supermarket, is cutting prices of another 200 "everyday items" by up to a third, as the grocery price wars continue.
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Impact of a competitive market

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Tata Steel strike planned for 22 June over pensions dispute - BBC News

Tata Steel strike planned for 22 June over pensions dispute - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Tata Steel workers across the UK will go on strike later this month in a row over pensions, unions announce.
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employer/ employee relations

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E-cigarette ban in enclosed spaces in Wales pushes ahead - BBC News

E-cigarette ban in enclosed spaces in Wales pushes ahead - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
People will be banned from using e-cigarettes in places like restaurants, pubs and at work in Wales, under new public health laws being unveiled.
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impact of political and legal environment

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Will HSBC really quit the UK? - BBC News

Will HSBC really quit the UK? - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Leaving Britain would be a costly business for Europe’s biggest bank and a significant blow to the prestige of the City.
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impact of government intervention

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What now for Volkswagen after its chairman resigns? - BBC News

What now for Volkswagen after its chairman resigns? - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
After the resignation of Volkswagen's chairman Ferdinand Piech, what now for Germany's giant carmaker?
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Which? urges action on 'misleading' supermarket prices

Which? urges action on 'misleading' supermarket prices | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Consumer body Which? demands action from regulator over "confusing and misleading" supermarket pricing.
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government intervention

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Morrisons cuts 720 jobs at Bradford head office

Morrisons cuts 720 jobs at Bradford head office | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Supermarket giant Morrisons is to axe 720 jobs at its head office in Bradford.
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restructuring , retrenchment, compeition etc

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Rolls-Royce receives record £6bn engine order

Rolls-Royce receives record £6bn engine order | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Rolls-Royce receives its largest order to date, worth £6.1bn ($9.2bn), to supply engines for Emirates airline A380 planes.
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manufacturing

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Google defends its business as EU sanctions loom

Google defends its business as EU sanctions loom | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
The technology giant’s case is that with competition only a click away, is any firm really “dominant”?
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government intervention, legislation, competition and the EU, lots of good stuff in this case study

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Toyota resumes efficiency drive

Toyota resumes efficiency drive | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Japanese carmaker Toyota has resumed an efficiency drive that aims to overhaul its manufacturing and production processes in the wake of several vehicle recalls.
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strategy, competition, quality, costs...lots that is could be linked to in the BUSS4 syllabus

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Apple invests in Chinese Uber rival Didi Chuxing - BBC News

Apple invests in Chinese Uber rival Didi Chuxing - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Apple invests $1bn (£693m) in Didi Chuxing, the car-hailing app that has a bigger market share than Uber in China.
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E commerce, takeovers and mergers
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Banks close more than 600 branches over the past year - BBC News

Banks close more than 600 branches over the past year - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
More than 600 bank branches have closed across Britain in the past year, with rural areas worst affected, according to figures obtained by the BBC.
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Mobiles 'most popular way to bank' - BBC News

Mobiles 'most popular way to bank' - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Banking on smartphones is a "game changer" which is set to be more popular than using a computer to bank, a trade body says.
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technological environment

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Boots sheds 700 jobs in cost-cutting - BBC News

Boots sheds 700 jobs in cost-cutting - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Boots announces it is to cut about 700 jobs as part of a restructuring, following its merger with US giant Walgreens.
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Cost cutting strategy

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'EU exit would threaten jobs' says Manpower - BBC News

'EU exit would threaten jobs' says Manpower - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
The UK's withdrawal from the European Union (EU) would threaten jobs and harm its economy, a major recruitment firm says.
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Impact of EU - EU enlargement

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HSBC plans to cut 8,000 jobs in the UK in savings drive - BBC News

HSBC plans to cut 8,000 jobs in the UK in savings drive - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, has announced plans to cut up to 25,000 jobs globally and rename its UK branches.
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Cost reductions, restructuring, rationalisation in action

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Shares and pound surge on election outcome - BBC News

Shares and pound surge on election outcome - BBC News | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Shares and the pound jump as election results give the Conservatives a majority in the House of Commons.
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India's cattle slaughter ban hits leather industry

India's cattle slaughter ban hits leather industry | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Maharashtra becomes the latest state to ban the slaughter of cows - a move that has hit India's leather industry hard.
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external influences, globalisation, PESTLE

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Payday lender Wonga reports £37.3m loss for 2014

Payday lender Wonga reports £37.3m loss for 2014 | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Short-term lender Wonga made a pre-tax loss of £37.3m in 2014 amid a major overhaul of the controversial company.
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planning for change, strategy, government intervention...and many more topic areas

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WEF host Indonesia under the economic spotlight

WEF host Indonesia under the economic spotlight | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Indonesia is hosting the World Economic Forum this week and hopes the event will help to attract increased foreign investment.
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potential emerging markets

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Why shoes from Northampton are a hit in Japan

Why shoes from Northampton are a hit in Japan | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
Around a third of all shoes made in the UK end up in Japan.
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manufacturing - offshoring / reshoring issues..location

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Jobless total falls to lowest since July 2008

Jobless total falls to lowest since July 2008 | Bailey's Business A2 BUSS4 | Scoop.it
UK unemployment has fallen to its lowest rate since July 2008, official figures have shown.
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PESTLE factors

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