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Huawei gets caught up in China territory controversy

Image copyright Getty Images China's Huawei, the tech giant under scrutiny for its alleged links to the Chinese government, has become caught up in a controversy surrounding the representation of Taiwan.Huawei has come under fire for allegedly implying in its smartphone settings that Taiwan is independent.Despite a backlash on social media, Huawei has declined to…
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Six things that affect your chance of a pay rise

Image copyright Getty Images How easy is it to get a pay rise?You could try to wrangle more money out of your employer with hard work or canny negotiating tactics. But in practice, other factors are likely to be more important. Some of these are in our control, but more often they come down to…
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What has gone wrong with rail franchising?

Image copyright Getty Images The debate over the future of running Britain's rail network flared up once more this week.While the government tepidly defended its system, unions and passengers united to attack it as prices were hiked again above the government's own preferred measure of inflation.Even the Department for Transport called the current model "flawed"…
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Sajid Javid will 'simplify' the tax system in first Budget

Image copyright EPA Chancellor Sajid Javid has said he wants to simplify the tax system ahead of his Budget in the autumn.In his first interview since becoming chancellor, Mr Javid told the Times he was a "low tax guy" but said it was important to "always be thinking about the lowest paid". He added that…
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Labour promises to tackle 'retail apocalypse'

Image copyright Getty Images Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced proposals to help Britain's "struggling" high streets.He said he wanted to give councils the power to reopen shops in premises left vacant for more than a year.Mr Corbyn also said empty shops should be given to start-up business and community projects in an effort to…
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Harland and Wolff: 'Positive talks' over shipyard future

Image copyright Pacemaker There have been "positive discussions" regarding the sale of Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff, according to the administrators.The business entered administration earlier this month, with accountancy firm BDO overseeing the process.The move places 120 jobs at risk and could spell the end of the firm, best known for building the Titanic. BDO…