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Does BlackRock have the world’s toughest rules on romance?

Image copyright Getty Images New rules over office romances are being rolled out at the investment giant BlackRock. They will now extend to relationships outside the office in a bid to clamp down on conflicts of interest. BlackRock staff were already expected to tell managers if they were dating one of their 16,000 colleagues. But the new policy, shared in… Read more →

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Selfridges: Staff cuts ‘toughest decision we’ve ever had to take’

Image copyright Reuters Upmarket department store chain Selfridges is cutting 450 staff after saying that the coronavirus outbreak has led to “the toughest year we have experienced in our recent history”. In a letter to staff, boss Anne Pitcher said it was “the toughest decision we have ever had to take”. The retailer has four stores – one each in… Read more →