US ELECTION

Beyond the wall: Trump’s presidential pledges

The Republican Party has launched its platform for the 2016 presidential election, pledging less government, less immigration and … broadband for farmers

INNOVATION

The world’s most innovative countries in 5 charts

Switzerland beats the UK and takes the top spot as the world’s most innovative country in the World Intellectual Property Organization's Global Innovation Index 2015

OVERVIEW

Feeding the growth of the food and beverage industry

The UK food and drink industry faces challenges that will reshape the future of a sector which is fundamental to the economy

Dispatches

FIGUREHEAD

‘The Punisher’ promises Philippines crackdowns

Filipinos have elected the tough-talking mayor of Davao, Rodrigo Duterte, as their president, who promises a violent assault on crime and militancy

UK

UK immigration stance is ‘damaging’, say Indian entrepreneurs

Leading businesspeople from the Indian Diaspora warn that the UK government’s stance on immigration is making the country less attractive for investment

AMERICAS

Cuba, young and free

A new generation of artists are taking hope from Cuba’s tentative embrace of the internet and the possibility of a rapprochement with the USA

DEFENCE

Dismantling Trident: the price of peace

The UK parliament is voting on whether to renew Trident, but the cost of decommissioning the UK’s nuclear arsenal would be a tiny fraction of the cost of renewing it.

AFRICA

Nigeria’s new ‘Avengers’ threaten oil supplies

Militants in Nigeria’s Niger Delta have the ability to move oil markets, and a new group has risen up to attack pipelines and disrupt production

AMERICAS

Strongman politics persist in the shadow of Operation Condor

A court in Argentina may have convicted former South American dictators for their role in a coordinated assault on freedom of expression, but the continent’s fascination for strongman politics is far from over

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Innovating to offer a next-generation recruitment strategy

Facing a looming shortage of talent, human resources chiefs need to adapt their recruitment strategies in a predominantly digital age, according to Charles Hipps, chief executive and founder of e-recruitment leaders WCN

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Sugar free, preservative free, refreshing and delicious: enter a new crusader in the battle against sugar

As governments, parents and doctors work to combat excess sugar consumption, a new soft drink concept is leading the way in providing delicious hydration without added sugar and preservatives

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Facing future challenges

The pace of business change continues unabated, but should human resources professionals see this as an unwelcome disruption or an opportunity?

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OPINION

Humanising the world of work

Businesses must become human-centred, encouraging diversity, engagement, wellbeing, openness and fairness at work and in society

OPINION

If a strike is coming, workers know it first

Consider a new way to forecast risk in an era of accelerating supply chain disruption says Heather Franzese, executive director of GWS Labor Link

OPINION

Successful organisations have a risk-aware culture

Fostering the right kind of corporate culture lies at the heart of successful risk management says John Hurrell, Chief executive, Airmic

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