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Energy ‘over-regulation’ maintained high prices, say former watchdogs

Over-regulation in the UK’s energy industry stifled competition between firms and maintained high prices, according to five former regulators.

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Satellites could function as flood-risk warning systems, research shows

Data from NASA satellites could be used to help combat the risk of devastating floods, according to new research.

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Risky business: The dangers of underfunded risk management

Firms continue to underestimate the cost of “risk management failures”, despite an increased sense of awareness following the financial crash, an influential global body warns.

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Do whistleblowers need better legal protection to encourage more to come forward?

With corporate fraud back in the spotlight, some experts are calling for more legal protection to be afforded to whistleblowers.

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Customer service more important than food quality when dining out

Customer service is more important than food quality when dining out, according to a survey of nearly 4,000 UK consumers.

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‘Right to be forgotten’ should not be used as PR damage limitation, says expert

People are wrong to see the so-called “right to be forgotten” as the “holy grail” of reputation management, a specialist claims.

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Rene Carayol: Top talent may opt for riskier paths for higher rewards

Many of us were blown away by the excitement of the recent World Cup, and shocked by the jaw-dropping transfer fees generated by those players in the ultimate shop window of global TV.

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Customer experience now a top priority for financial services firms

Improving the customer experience is now a top priority for financial services firms, according to a report.

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UK offshore havens face new challenge from the US state of Ohio

The Isle of Man, Dubai and Guernsey, all known as captive domiciles, are being joined by a new rival – the US state of Ohio.

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North American businesses adapting supply chains for ‘seamless’ experience

93 per cent of North American businesses are adapting their supply chains to make them more flexible, a new report has said.

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