According to an ex-employee, around 5 per cent of the company's staff have shared their salaries on an internal database, and the bosses aren't happy about it.
China's admirers like to compare its Communist leadership to a meritocratic mandarin caste whose governance skills outstrip anything on offer in the west. But with £2trn wiped off the mainland exchanges in July, the picture is more complicated.
In certain shops, with certain banks, you can now pay amounts up to £20 using certain Apple devices.
Saltaire was constructed as a Victorian utopia for the workers in Titus Salt's mill. Could Facebook follow in his footsteps?
With up to one-third of fish harvested in European waters caught illegally, the Black Fish’s Citizen Inspector Network is going undercover.
Most of us rolled our eyes at the invasion of hipsters, but the “Flat White Economy” is flourishing.
It could usurp the monetary system as we know it, but getting to grips with the basics is essential.
It might save money now, but leaving the EU could have consequences for businesses and share prices.
The Tate has vowed not to take money from the arms industry or tobacco firms - but the oil firm's support is just as contentious.
Where we invest is driven by a mix of personal preference, government incentives and economic trends.
Many of today’s investors want to see their money make a social difference, not just a financial return.
It is not enough for Labour to assent to sound principles if it is not prepared to fight for them with conviction.
Inequality within the United Kingdom is growing - not just between people, but its constituent parts. The next government will have to do more to turn the tide.
To critics business rates are complex, unfair and produce perverse incentives - to others they offer the guarantee of stable and fixed costs. If reform is coming, what should it look like? The New Statesman brought some leading voices together to find out.
Companies must manage their own risks. Digital security can’t be an issue for the IT department alone: it’s an issue for the boardroom, too, writes Paymaster General Francis Maude.
If Ed Balls becomes chancellor, he will be one of the most experienced – and divisive – politicians ever to hold the job.
We are all alienated labour now.
The falling oil price may sound like a positive thing, but it follows a series of worrying events in global economics.
The Webb Trust essay prizewinner offers an answer.
If a government has to cut its spending, it is much better to tax the rich than starve the poor.
The retail giant was unstoppable – until this year. What happened?
Rather than reforming an unequal system that give priority to men, companies are just offering medical interventions that enable women to behave like men.
We talk to Guy Holden, vice-president and general manager of Global WorkPlace Solutions at Johnson Controls, EMEA, to find out whether businesses might benefit from this and how rapidly developing technology can enable greater flexibility of working.
The Apprentice is back for its 10th year. “You’re tired!” sums up the format, but dedicated viewers of the show won’t mind a bit.
Women now face worse gender pay discrimination during the second half of their careers.
Our understanding of empathy is pretty limited, but many figures are calling for change. Corporate culture is beginning to recognise the need to put yourself in someone else's shoes.
American banker J P Morgan argued that a company’s top brass should never earn more than 20 times what those at the bottom do. Such a ratio now sounds laughably idealistic.
A willingness to embrace change, integrate digital technologies – and most important of all – consult with the public: these are all key ingredients of a successful infrastructure project. The New Statesman speaks to Derek Holden of URS to find out more