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Firm Behind ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Underpaid Women, U.S. Says

The firm that commissioned the popular “Fearless Girl” statue in New York’s financial district has agreed to pay $5 million, mostly to settle claims that it discriminated against 305 top female employees by paying them less than men in the same positions. In the agreement, officials at the United States Department of Labor also allege that the firm, State Street Corporation, discriminated against 15 of its black vice presidents by paying them less than white employees in the same positions.…

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4 Easy Steps to Marketing Your Local Business Online

You don’t need a massive budget or a major brand name to effectively market your company online. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Neil Patel explains how to make sure your business is visible on the web. He starts by explaining how to get your business on the local pack list on Google (you can see a picture in the video for more information) and how you can rank higher on Google search results. After that, Patel dives into how…

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Learn How to Code and Program

If you want to learn to code, we explain which languages you should learn and how to start programming and creating your own apps, websites, and more. Whether you’re young, old or somewhere in between, programming is not only rewarding – it can earn you good money, too. From 7-22 October 2017 it’s EU Coding Week (the astute among you will note this is in fact two weeks) and this makes it is an ideal time to learn to code. You…

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August Smart Lock Pro and Smart Lock 3rd Generation reviews: The best retrofit lock gets incrementally smarter

August Home is now an old-timer in the smart lock field, with more than five years of history devoted to a single product category. And at long last, August has released the third generation of its flagship product: the August Smart Lock Pro. Editor’s note, 9/21/2017: Our initial review, conducted just days before product launch, was based on beta software. August provided us with the final software shortly after our review was published and we took a second look. Our…

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Monte dei Paschi di Siena retail bondholders set to receive €1.5bn after being forced to take shares

Retail bond investors in the world’s oldest bank, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, are set to be reimbursed by the Italian government in the coming weeks. The debt holders were forced into swapping their bonds for shares in the troubled Tuscan lender earlier this year on the proviso that the Italian finance ministry would buy the shares back at a future point. In a statement released late last night, Monte dei Paschi said the three-week auction could start before the…

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The US economy experienced a shock fall in jobs in September, the first monthly decline since 2010. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that non-farm payrolls declined by 33,000 in the month, against analysts’ expectations of 90,000 new jobs. However, the Bureau suggested that the fall was mainly due to major disruption from hurricanes Irma and Harvey and the unemployment rate declined to 4.2 per cent, down from 4.4 per cent previously. Average earning were recorded as growing at an…

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Knowing the voice of the customer, the senior business analysts model1 the current business entity along with multiple possible visions. The analysts test the various visions and choose a single vision to pursue. The analysts then conduct a gap analysis on what changes are needed to the current model’s Value Proposition2. The Value Proposition is that component of the vision that shows how the business entity attracts customers through its product and services (i.e., matching-up with customer needs). How are…

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£2m investment helps manufacturer to fast track growth West Midlands based, Walsall Pressings is celebrating being listed in the Sunday Times international fast track following £2m investment and new contracts in the automotive sector. The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 ranks Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales, measured over their latest two years of… Staffordshire software company continue to boost graduate recruitment Thanks to a period of strong business growth, Stafford based company Connexica have boosted…

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A  new industrial revolution could transform traditional manufacturing, says Dr Julie Madigan, Chief Executive of The Manufacturing Institute. “A  ‘quiet revolution’  involving a move towards ’boutique manufacturing’  is taking place in the UK”, explained  Madigan.  “Manufacturing specialists working in factories no longer have a monopoly on production. Technological developments are empowering people of all ages and from all walks of life to design and make things. “ The Manufacturing Institute launched the UK’s first Fab Lab (digital fabrication laboratory) in Manchester,  in…

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Flyers rarely complain even when they should

BUSINESS travellers are hardy souls. It goes with the territory. Theirs is a life of jet lag, cramped seating and reheated meals, all washed down with weak cups of coffee. Small wonder, then, that a recent study by Clarabridge, a technology firm, suggests that few travellers ever actually lodge complaints about their flights. It surveyed almost 2,500 passengers in Britain and America and found that about two-thirds of respondents have never aired a grievance, even when they had good reason…

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Sebi sets 5 broad categories for MF schemes; defines large cap, mid cap cos

Market Sebi issued new rules to categorise similar MF schemes New Delhi, Oct 6 (PTI) Markets regulator Sebi today asked mutual funds to categorise all their schemes within five baskets, a move that will weed out the practice of multiple funds being launched on similar themes. The schemes will be broadly classified in five groups — equity, debt, hybrid, solution oriented and other scheme, Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said in a circular. Sebi…

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SBI Offshore’s ex-CEO rekindles boardroom fight, now seeks directorship, Companies & Markets

Fri, Oct 06, 2017 – 7:44 PM SBI Offshore’s former chief executive, David Tan Woo Thian, is seeking a seat on the board of the offshore and marine contractor, as the company says it will not pursue legal action against him related to alleged irregularities in past transactions. Mr Tan, who holds more than 10 per cent of SBI Offshore’s shares, sent a letter to the company on Thursday to requisition an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) in which he is…

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EU mergers and takeovers (Oct 6)

BRUSSELS, Oct 6 (Reuters) – The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS — Japanese healthcare company Konica Minolta to acquire U.S. diagnostics company Ambry Genetics (approved Oct. 6) — Bermuda-headquartered reinsurer Axis Capital Holdings Ltd to acquire UK insurer Novae (approved Oct. 6) — Australian investment firm IFM Investors Pty Ltd and Singapore shipping terminal operator PSA International Pte Ltd to jointly acquire Turkish terminal…

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SIA Engineering inks MOU with Air India to service Indian market, Companies & Markets

Fri, Oct 06, 2017 – 8:30 PM SIA Engineering Co has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Air India Engineering Services to collaborate on offering maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in India. The two parties will tie up to offer line maintenance and ancillary services at various airports in India as well as engineering training, among other services. In a statement, the companies said that the partnership will allow both to offer a wider spectrum of services and…

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New York Energy Authority Approves Yardi as Monitoring Program Vendor

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has certified Yardi® as a vendor for its Commercial Real Time Energy Management (RTEM) Program, which uses technologies to collect data that helps optimize buildings’ energy performance. RTEM continuously sends a building’s live and historical performance data to a cloud-based system that transforms the information into actionable insights. The certification allows RTEM participants to utilize Yardi LOBOS® in that effort. LOBOS is an intelligent HVAC energy optimization…

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Apple’s Siri Falls Behind in the Virtual Assistant Race It Started

Apple has a reputation for entering markets late—think portable music players or smartphones—and then blowing away competitors with a superior product. When it comes to Apple’s virtual assistant Siri, that storyline appears to be playing out in reverse. Apple revealed Siri with the iPhone 4S in October 2011, one day before cofounder Steve Jobs died. Talking to a device to set alarms or answer messages was seen as revolutionary. It took other tech giants years to catch up: Amazon’s Alexa…

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