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Costa Coffee group Whitbread hires Alison Brittain as chief executive

Head of Lloyds Bank’s retail division to join hotel and pub group in 2016, which will take the number of female FTSE 100 bosses to six<p>The Premier Inn and Costa Coffee group Whitbread has appointed Alison Brittain as its next chief executive, boosting the number of female CEOs at FTSE 100 companies …

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Is Holacracy Succeeding At Zappos?

What’s going on at Zappos with its implementation of Holacracy? “Confusion,” says the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. “Employees don’t seem too happy,” says Slate. “No boss, no title, no dice,” says CNBC. “It’s either the future of management,” says Aimee Groth at Quartz, “or a social experiment gone awry.”<p>In …

The Hub

Mattel And Google Revive Vintage Toy With Virtual Reality View-Master

View-Master is back, and will show us a new way to look at 3-D images. Mattel and Google have swapped ideas to recreate one of the best children’s …

Virtual Reality

Smartwatches get a makeover with strategic alliances

Key takeaways• TAG Heuer’s announcement of an alliance with Google and Intel represents a growing trend<br>• Fashion brands look to team up with Silicon …

TAG Heuer

Start it in your late 30s, and keep your founding team in place: How to create a $1bn tech startup "unicorn" - and why London has created eight in the past year

Want to own a $1bn (£644m) tech firm (yep, us too)? Get some experience, and start the business when you're in your late 30s, new research has …

How Steve Jobs Started – The Life Of Apple’s Founder

Digital Magna Carta 'Top 10' clauses revealed

<b>The British Library has revealed the current top 10 clauses people would like to see in a Magna Carta for the digital age.</b><p>About 3,000 people aged 10-18 debated the issues and came up with 500 clauses they would like to see in such a document.<p>Now the public can have their say.<p>The current number one …

Top 10

Cameron has betrayed every principle he mentions in his Magna Carta speech

There are some political speeches which are so brazenly hypocritical you have to presume they're doing it on purpose. David Cameron's Magna Carta …

Legal highs: Irish ban 'wiped out' headshop industry

<b>A ban on "legal highs" in the Republic of Ireland has been extraordinarily effective in wiping out the industry, police have said.</b><p>The blanket ban, known as the Criminal Justice Psychoactive Substances Act, was introduced five years ago.<p>Before the law was passed, there were about 100 so-called …

Cannabis

The Labour leadership contest is about to get nasty

Today is the last call for nominating candidates in the Labour leadership contest. At noon, the nominations will close and we’ll know then whether it’s going to be a three or four horse race. Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Liz Kendall are on the ballot paper so it’s now a question of whether …

Billion-dollar tech start-ups on the increase in Europe | Financial Times

Europe has produced 13 “unicorns” — technology start ups that have reached a value of at least $1bn — over the past year, according to new research …

Cancelling Trident replacement would save UK government 20 times more money than tax credit reforms

By Kate Hudson via The People’s Assembly<p>CND members protesting Trident nuclear weapons – London, January 2015<p>WE’RE heading into another five years of …

Russia cuts interest rates from 12.5% to 11.5%

<b>Russia has cut its main interest rate from 12.5% to 11.5% as inflation eases.</b><p>In a statement the country's central bank said it had lowered its one-week minimum auction repo rate by 1 percentage point.<p>Inflation eased from a high of 16.9% in March to 15.8% in May.<p>The bank also repeated that it was …

Interest Rates

Saudi Arabian stock market opens to foreign investors for the first time

The oil kingdom has opened up its $550bn stock market to foreigners<p>Saudi Arabia's stock market opened its doors to foreign investors for the first time on Monday as it seeks to diversify its economy amid low oil prices.<p>Shares in the Saudi Arabian index of leading shares - the largest in the Middle …

Medicine’s transistor moment

<b>8 emerging technologies that could revolutionize the life sciences</b><p>By <b>Bill Maris</b>, President & Managing Partner, Google Ventures<p>The transistor was …

Artificial Intelligence

David Cameron: I'll fix human rights 'mess'

<b>Prime minister David Cameron has vowed to put right the "complete mess" of Britain's human rights laws, on the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.</b><p>He told the Sun he was committed to replacing Labour's 1998 Human Rights Act with a British bill of rights.<p>And in a speech at the celebrations of Magna …

Human Rights

How This Company Makes $400 Shoes Seem Like a Bargain

Meet the tiny footwear line trying to give luxury shoe brands a run for their money.<p>One of the problems with shopping for high-end men's shoes is that most brands charge an arm and a leg for a single pair.<p>Addressing this predicament is the New York City-based luxury footwear startup Paul Evans. …

52 Messages for Becoming a Disciplined Leader

As a leader, are you committed to “relentless self-control and positive work habits?” In the book The Disciplined Leader, author John Manning makes …

Leadership

3 tools that techies are using to boost productivity

The tech team, a.k.a., the people who are always one step ahead of you when it comes to new apps, sites, and extensions. Or, I should say, the people …

Duncan Meerding transforms tree stumps into lamps that double as tables and stools

Who knew tree stumps could have so many uses! Tasmanian furniture designer Duncan Meerding transformed ordinary tree stumps into gorgeous, …

Furniture

Greece crisis: PM Tsipras tells creditors to 'get real'

<b>Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said his government will wait patiently for international creditors to become "realistic", after talks on a debt deal in Brussels failed.</b><p>Mr Tsipras rejected demands for pension cuts, citing his country's dignity.<p>Time is running out for Greece to unlock …

Europe