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U.K. Research | Ethnic Minorities

The U.K.’s Minority/White Wage Gap

The Trades Union Council (TUC), a federation of trade unions in England and Wales, released a report indicating significant disparities in white and minority worker compensation in the U.K. 124 more words

Race + Ethnicity

Brazil News | Children

Brazil sheds 43% of child workers over last decade
  • Brazil’s number of child workers decreased to 2.8 million in 2014 from 5 million in 2004.
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News

Cuba Feature | Afro-Cubans & Women

Those Who Revolution Left Behind

As Cuba’s economy continues to experience a significant boost from normalized relations with the U.S., many black Cubans and women have yet to see the benefits. 167 more words

Law & Politics

Manufacturing Depression Enters Uncharted Territory: Caterpillar Retail Sales Have Never Been Worse

Moments ago Caterpillar reported its latest monthly retail sales statistics and the numbers have never been worse.

Putting the annual drop in context, CAT sales dropped 12% a year ago, another 9% in 2013, …

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Politics

Time to Talk Taxes: Small Business Financials, Part 4

We can’t talk about the financial realities of running a small business without talking taxes.  It is no secret that our taxes are high.  What is the direct impact on businesses? 307 more words

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UK profit warnings on the rise, are the markets right to be worried about the economic outlook?

Summer seems a long way away.
As I discussed last week, the start of the New Year has seen a flow of gloomy economic news with the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Governor of the Bank of England both raising concerns, especially about the state of the global economy. 702 more words

Business Economics

5 Things You Can Do (Today) To Improve Your Business - Updated

I originally posted this article back in 2014 and am repeatedly reminded how simple and useful these 5 points can be in driving business success. And with most of the Northeast U.S. 619 more words

Business & Economics