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Uber has been a major success story, reaching a valuation of $50bn after just five years. But it’s not been a smooth ride and the firm is engaged in regulatory battles around the world

What problems does Uber currently face?

Uber has been a major success story, reaching a valuation of $50bn after just five years. But it’s not been a smooth ride and the firm is engaged in regulatory battles around the world

Social network participation among Fortune 500 CEOs Positive trends point to a US embrace of solar power

Employment

Strategy Higher minimum wage levels are viewed with caution by shareholders and investors, but they could actually provide a financial boost

A higher minimum wage benefits all parties – employers need to look at the figures

Higher minimum wage levels are viewed with caution by shareholders and investors, but they could actually provide a financial boost

Strategy Australia’s November unemployment data has given weight to the words of those calling for the RBA to cut interest rates

Australian unemployment at 12-year high

Australia’s November unemployment data has given weight to the words of those calling for the RBA to cut interest rates

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Business A historic decision by US authorities against McDonald’s has set the wheels in motion for a major labour reform. But the burger behemoth is not happy to be held jointly responsible for the wages of its franchise workers

Major labour reforms ahead after McDonald’s loses wage fight

A historic decision by US authorities against McDonald’s has set the wheels in motion for a major labour reform. But the burger behemoth is not happy to be held jointly responsible for the wages of its franchise workers

Business The shortage of skilled labour in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sectors has been called a 'STEM Crisis'. But does the evidence stack up?

The STEM Crisis: scientifically supported?

The shortage of skilled labour in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sectors has been called a ‘STEM Crisis’. But does the evidence stack up?

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