Tattoos at work: Are they still an issue?

Image copyright Debbie Darling Image caption Debbie Darling says her tattoos have not held her back in her marketing career Having a visible tattoo at work has long been frowned upon in certain professions, such as law, healthcare and finance. But Debbie Darling, who runs her own marketing and PR agency, says her body art […]

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Illegal eel exporters exposed by Countryfile

Image caption European eels are one of the UK’s most endangered species Dealers looking to illegally export European eels from the UK have been exposed by BBC Countryfile. Posing as a UK fisherman who had legally caught the eels on the River Severn in Gloucestershire, presenter Joe Crowley was approached by Chinese and Russian buyers […]

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Metal traders banned from workday boozing

Image copyright LME The days of long, booze-fuelled City lunches appear to be nearing an end as the London Metal Exchange becomes the latest firm to introduce a booze ban. The exchange has said that all staff who work on its trading floor can no longer drink during working hours. The ban affects about 120 […]

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Vodafone suffers faults across Europe

Image copyright Getty Images Vodafone says it is working to tackle “disruption” to its mobile and fixed-line broadband services. It has experienced a fault with an international link used to transmit data between countries but is rerouting traffic to address the issue. Reports on the DownDetector website indicate that subscribers in the UK, Ireland, Greece, […]

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RBS report branded ‘whitewash’ by MPs

Image copyright Getty Images A report by the financial watchdog, which recommends no further action against Royal Bank of Scotland’s controversial restructuring business, has been called a “whitewash”. A group of MPs said the Financial Conduct Authority failed to find out whether the bank’s management were involved in the group’s activities. RBS’s Global Restructuring Group […]

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