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  • Declan Curry: the great London debate

    Date: 25/03/2015
    Business journalist and Lloyds Bank Gameplan Live host Declan Curry asks if the Budget can help businesses across Britain become more productive.
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    UK Business Digital Index 2015

    Date: 13/03/2015
    The Lloyds Bank UK Business Digital Index measures the use of, and attitudes towards, digital technology among small businesses and charities. Now in its second year, this report highlights the...
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    Video: why there is no Plan B for Marks & Spencer

    Date: 06/03/2015
    With Plan A, Marks & Spencer (M&S) is on a mission to be the world’s most sustainable major retailer. Director Mike Barry discusses the strategy where environmental and business objectives...
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    How to make your workforce smarter

    Date: 05/03/2015
    Chair of the Association for Business Psychology and leader of IBM’s Smarter Workforce Science Consultancy, Clodagh O’Reilly explores how businesses can optimise their most valuable asset: people.
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    Is greater efficiency on the cards?

    Date: 04/03/2015
    Spending on cards now accounts for a third of the UK’s total gross domestic product (GDP), but more businesses should be making the most of the move away from cash, argues MasterCard’s Scott...
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