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.... Most recently venture capitalist David Bonderman resigned from Uber’s board of directors last Tuesday evening after making a sexist comment at the all-staff meeting where the Holder report’s recommendations were presented. Other executives to have left this year include president Jeff Jones, senior vice-president of engineering Amit Singhal, head of policy and communications Rachel Whetstone, vice-president of maps Brian McClendon, vice-president of product and growth Ed Baker and head of finance Gautam Gupta. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....We also have very complementary skills. I bring a lot of the technology and engineering side; he brings a lot of product sense and design. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....My partner began a degree in PE and education but never completed it, partly because the course wasn’t right for him. After travelling abroad and doing a series of seemingly random jobs, he is back in the UK and working in an engineering job, which pays minimum wage, is physically demanding and dangerous at times. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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‘Think about becoming a personal trainer’ – our work expert responds image
....My partner began a degree in PE and education but never completed it, partly because the course wasn’t right for him. After travelling abroad and doing a series of seemingly random jobs, he is back in the UK and working in an engineering job, which pays minimum wage, is very physically demanding and dangerous at times. ...
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 06:19:56 AM
.... Most recently venture capitalist David Bonderman resigned from Uber’s board of directors last Tuesday evening after making a sexist comment at the all-staff meeting where the Holder report’s recommendations were presented. Other executives to have left this year include president Jeff Jones, senior vice-president of engineering Amit Singhal, head of policy and communications Rachel Whetstone, vice-president of maps Brian McClendon, vice-president of product and growth Ed Baker and head of finance Gautam Gupta. ...
My partner wants a job in sport and education – how should he approach it? image
....My partner began a degree in PE and education but never completed it, partly because the course wasn’t right for him. After travelling abroad and doing a series of seemingly random jobs, he is back in the UK and working in an engineering job, which pays minimum wage, is physically demanding and dangerous at times. ...
Instagram co-founder: ‘you have to be willing to disrupt yourself’ image
....We also have very complementary skills. I bring a lot of the technology and engineering side; he brings a lot of product sense and design. ...
Jaguar Land Rover to recruit 5,000 staff after record year of sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 04:50:45 PM
.... The exchange-rate effect has also flattered the earnings of those companies with big overseas earnings. JLR, owned by India’s Tata group, said that more than 1,000 of the new 5,000 engineering recruits would be electronic and software engineers. ...
Complex chain of companies that worked on Grenfell Tower raises oversight concerns image
....Grenfell Tower appeared among the case studies listed on a section of Artelia’s website headed “cost management” on Thursday morning but had disappeared by the end of the day. The building services engineering firm Max Fordham was also commissioned as a specialist consultant, according to the report. ...
Grenfell Tower's managers were reviewing safety after fire at another block image
....A person who answered the UK company’s telephone said it had been advised not to comment. According to the removed page of the Witt website, it handed over the “prestigious project” to a Birmingham-based building service engineering company called JS Wright & Co. ...
Embattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick takes indefinite leave of absence image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 06:36:50 PM
....The COO position has yet to be filled, and in the meantime, the company has seen a mass exodus of executives. Among the recent departures are president Jeff Jones, senior vice-president of engineering Amit Singhal, head of policy and communications Rachel Whetstone, vice-president of maps Brian McClendon, vice-president of product and growth Ed Baker, and head of finance Gautam Gupta. ...
Plane makes emergency landing in Sydney after hole appears in engine image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 11:30:43 AM
.... Despite the havoc, passengers applauded airline staff for their professionalism. Tony Cable, an engineering aircraft accident investigator, said pictures of the engine did not show “sooting”, evidence that might indicate an engine fire. ...
German firms grapple with UK poll result image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 11:19:21 AM
....Yet the reaction has not been unanimously favourable. Some, including the quietly influential VDMA - which represents German engineering firms, said they feared a hung parliament or minority government would derail negotiations for months, or kick them into the long grass, leading to far greater uncertainty. ...
Uber fires 20 staff after harassment investigation image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 07:14:58 PM
.... . Several high-placed executives resigned amid the turbulence, including a former head of engineering, who had failed to disclose harassment complaints at his former employer. ...
Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 04:30:13 AM
.... And it is at this scale of activity that the guiding ideology of the internet of things comes into clearest focus. The strongest and most explicit articulation of this ideology in the definition of a smart city has been offered by the house journal of the engineering company Siemens: “Several decades from now, cities will have countless autonomous, intelligently functioning IT systems that will have perfect knowledge of users’ habits and energy consumption, and provide optimum service . ...
Qatar row: Economic impact threatens food, flights and football image
....More significant though would be if Egypt issued a similar ban. According to one recent report about 180,000 Egyptians live in Qatar - with many involved in engineering, medicine and law as well as construction. ...
Is deep sea mining vital for a greener future – even if it destroys ecosystems? image
....”. “Everyone is watching anxiously for Nautilus,” says Henk van Muijen, at Royal IHC, a Dutch marine engineering firm. ...
Rise in housebuilding boosts construction sector in May image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 11:39:01 AM
....6 seen in January 2014. However, the survey found there had been solid rises across the whole sector in May, including in civil engineering and commercial building. ...
Another Uber executive quits but losses improve image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 11:41:41 AM
....The case involves the alleged theft of self-drive technology from an Alphabet subsidiary. Other high-profile departures include vice-president of product Ed Baker; Uber president Jeff Jones; vice-president of engineering Amit Singhal; policy and communications chief Rachel Whetstone - a Briton; and the head of mapping, Brian McClendon. ...
G4S rejoins FTSE 100 as Debenhams drops out of FTSE 250 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 05:56:36 PM
....Also moving into the FTSE 250 are: IT services company FDM Group; hedge fund Pershing Square Holdings; fertiliser company Sirius Minerals; and the Georgian TBC Bank Group. Leaving the FTSE 250 along with Debenhams and AO World are: the intellectual property group, Allied Minds; investment specialist, BH Macro; engineering business Keller; and private equity firm SVG Capital. ...
Bumper bonus: four directors grab £40m each in City payday image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 11:58:59 AM
....The four top directors at UK turnaround specialist Melrose Industries are to share a bonus pot of £160m in one of the biggest corporate paydays in the City. The UK-listed engineering firm said on Wednesday it would pay out share bonuses to its three co-founders and the finance chief under a five-year incentive plan, which was approved by investors in 2012. ...
Back to work image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 28th of May 2017 11:09:28 PM
...."The Skanska job was the first to hit all the boxes. It was part-time, location-wise it was flexible and it was relevant to my engineering skills," she says. ...
British sports car maker Lotus bought by China's Geely image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 11:28:43 AM
....It was effectively locked out of United States in 2015 when its airbags failed to comply with new car safety regulations, but Lotus returned to the American market last summer. While the Lotus car company has not been involved in Formula 1 racing since the 1990s it runs an engineering consultancy selling sports car technology. ...
Oil bosses have given £390,000 to Tories under Theresa May image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 05:00:43 AM
....Alexander Temerko is a Ukrainian-born businessman and former deputy chairman of the Russian Yukos Oil Company. He is now the director of oil engineering giant OGN Group, and has given £63,800 since last July. ...
Sterling's fall buoys UK manufacturers as export orders rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 01:17:38 PM
....Factories also enjoyed strong demand from domestic customers, driving total order books to the highest level in more than two years, according to the CBI’s latest industrial trends survey. In a further sign of strength, output at Britain’s factories grew at the fastest pace since December 2013, underpinned by the mechanical engineering and chemicals sectors. ...
Sports Direct recruiter Transline sold to rival Russell Taylor Group image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 05:16:24 PM
....”. Ben Russell, group chief executive of Russell Taylor Holdings – which recruits for construction, engineering, warehousing and manufacturing – said: “Transline has been a growing force within the industrial recruitment industry for nearly three decades. ...
General election 2017: Tory housing plan 'paid from existing budget' image
....In other general election news, Jeremy Corbyn's party said it would impose a tax on financial transactions to raise billions of pounds for public services. The Lib Dems, meanwhile, are offering a cash incentive to engineering and technology graduates who sign up for the armed forces. ...
Tory donor questioned by SFO over corruption claims at Petrofac image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 04:47:44 PM
....Petrofac employed Unaoil for consultancy work in Kazakhstan between 2002 and 2009. Unaoil was also hired to work in various parts of the world by the British engineering company Rolls-Royce, which recently admitted corruption and bribery after an SFO investigation. ...
Brexit and energy: does ‘taking back control’ mean losing power? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 6th of May 2017 02:59:06 PM
.... But the current contract runs out in 2018, halfway through Brexit talks. One way for the UK’s nuclear industry to get back on the front foot after leaving would be to focus on a new generation of mini-reactors, according to a leading engineering body. ...
Drone home: Amazon to triple R&D staff at Cambridge base image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 04:06:16 PM
....Amazon is to more than triple its research and development team in Cambridge working on tech innovations such as its Alexa digital assistant, delivery drones and Echo smart speaker. The US online retailer is opening a new building in the city with room for 400 experts in mathematical modelling, speech science, machine learning and “knowledge engineering”. ...
Accounting watchdog to investigate KPMG over Rolls-Royce audit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 07:22:01 AM
. The UK’s accounting watchdog has begun an investigation into KPMG’s audit of Rolls-Royce, after the engineering group settled a bribery case with the Serious Fraud Office earlier this year. ...
Tata deal with Liberty House saves 1,700 UK steel jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 11:40:38 AM
....Gupta said the deal represented “a big vote of confidence in the future of British industry”. He added: “With the right business model and an innovative approach, the UK steel and engineering sectors can recover and thrive. ...
Liberty House creates 300 extra steel jobs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 09:51:57 AM
....It said it was making multi-million-pound investments to secure the future of five sites across the North of England and West Midlands. The acquisition will make Liberty one of the largest steel and engineering employers in the UK, with more than 4,500 workers. ...
Where oil rigs go to die image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 04:30:18 AM
.... She had once spent a month in the hold of a stranded bulk carrier off Cuba, without the means to wash, except when a rainstorm gathered, at which point she trotted up on to deck in her bikini. Her life as a salvor seemed to require that she be in possession of a crazy array of skills: seamanship, engineering, calculus, rope climbing, parkour, mild piracy, among others. ...
Samsung crane collapse kills six workers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 04:01:15 AM
....He added no Total employees were among those killed or hurt. Samsung Heavy Industries is the world's third biggest shipbuilder, and is also involved in other engineering work. ...
HS2 is on its way but bid troubles and snap election could still derail project image
.... Yet controversy over contract awards, and now the calling of a snap election, has threatened more uncertainty and delay. Last week, a Commons select committee was told that a whistleblower’s intervention had led to the overturning of a £170m HS2 contract award to CH2M, the engineering consultancy which has had executives seconded, then hired, to run HS2 Ltd itself. ...
Dortmund attack: man arrested on suspicion of share-dealing plot image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 04:36:02 PM
.... According to news magazine Der Spiegel, Sergej W had carried out his military service in 2008, where he worked as a electrician supporting an army medical unit. Other reports in the German press pointed out that Sergej W has completed an apprenticeship prize as a electronics technician, winning an educational prize for technical engineering in July 2015. ...
Russia's secret image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 11:17:03 PM
.... But it is in many other countries around the world. Several studies confirm that all too often girls' early interest in Stem subjects - science, technology, engineering and maths - fizzles out and never recovers. ...
Llanrwst fatal fire: blaze started 'in or around dryer' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 01:50:22 PM
.... in trying to establish a precise failure. "It is not the role of the coroner to set himself up as an engineering expert. ...
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Weetabix sold to US firm after breakfast cereal fails to catch on in China image
....Unite, the UK’s largest union, said it had requested an urgent meeting with the new owner of Weetabix to gain assurances on jobs. Unite represents more than 110 workers, including engineering and technical staff, at Weetabix’s UK plants in Burton Latimer and Corby. ...
Brazil's Odebrecht to pay $2.6bn fine for corruption image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 05:35:57 PM
. A US judge has formally fined Brazil's engineering giant Odebrecht $2. ...
Toshiba warns over its survival as it forecasts £7bn losses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 03:36:52 PM
....Toshiba, one of the biggest names in consumer electronics, has warned it is facing annual losses of more than £7bn and the future of the company is in doubt as a result of financial turmoil at its nuclear power plant construction business. The Japanese company finally released third quarter results, after twice delaying publication while auditors attempted to quantify the scale of the problems at Toshiba’s US nuclear engineering subsidiary Westinghouse, which filed for bankruptcy last month. ...
Technology is a marvel – now let’s make it moral | Martha Lane Fox image
.... We have far and away the largest digital economy in Europe, but it is shockingly monolithic: according to Tech City’s 2017 Tech Nation report, men outnumber women three to one in more than half of our digital businesses. Imagine a Britain where more girls chose Stem (science, technology, engineering and maths) careers and more women built our tech products and services. ...
‘I’m not asking you to put on an act’ – our work expert responds image
.... itunbridge. • Competition is fierce as funding is under pressure, especially for the non-STEM areas (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), and you will need to accept that the first steps will be a series of post-doc research grants and will be insecure and may require travel/relocation. ...
Gender pay gap image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 11:50:56 AM
.... . The industry body for engineering and manufacturing, EEF, says its partners - which include Tata Steel and Rolls-Royce - are bracing themselves. ...
Should we legislate against the gender pay gap? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 01:25:35 PM
....". More needed to be done to get young girls into "all important" science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects, Ms O'Keefe added. ...
A touch too difficult to get  a refund from Motorola image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 06:00:13 AM
....A spokesman for Lenovo, which supplies the handsets, says: “We are disappointed to learn of the customer’s experience with our device and our after-sales service. We pride ourselves on the quality of our engineering, and our team will be contacting the customer directly to resolve the situation. ...
You're hired? New levy and tougher rules signal apprenticeship shakeup image
....One of the companies working with GET is Renishaw. The engineering firm needs a steady supply of skilled workers for its very specialised work in making products for dentistry, brain surgery and advanced manufacturing. ...
Imagination Technologies' shares plunge after Apple ends contract image
....Apple is not just Imagination's biggest customer, it also owns a stake in the business and had been in discussions to take it over completely at one point. Apple has, however, hired several former Imagination workers including the former chief operating officer and hardware engineering boss. ...
Welfare shakeup 'will push a quarter of a million children into poverty' image
....“Just about managing families don’t need warm words, they need action from the UK government to tackle low pay and child poverty. On Thursday, Theresa May will whip away vital child tax credit payments with a two-child policy that is tantamount to social engineering. ...
Hull after Brexit – will the City of Culture regret voting out? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 02:30:03 PM
....”. Blade, in Queen Victoria Square, was removed on 20 March, having starkly confronted locals and visitors with the ingenuity and power of European engineering, in the UK’s City of Culture, while the government prepared to fire the cannon on article 50. ...
Industrial heartland is in no fit state to pump up UK exports image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 06:00:46 AM
.... According to the ONS, it has more than three times the average share of population with no qualifications, and a relatively low proportion of residents with a degree-level qualification. The West Midlands, a centre for traditional engineering and manufacturing industries, also has the worst female employment rate of the six authorities. ...
The UK must not let this Brexit crisis go to waste. Nor must the EU image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 01:53:07 PM
.... The economic geography of the single market involves an international division of labour so that countries concentrate on what they do best. Germany is best at precision engineering; Britain is best at finance and so has acted as the merchant banker for the rest of the EU. ...
Toshiba's Westinghouse files for US bankruptcy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 07:15:32 AM
....Analysis: Theo Leggett, BBC business reporter. Westinghouse is long established engineering company which constructed the United States' first commercial nuclear reactor in the 1950s. ...
Flawed nuclear tender sees £100m payout to firms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 11:52:11 AM
....1bn contract, awarded in 2014, is being terminated nine years early. The move hit shares in the UK engineering firm Babcock International, which headed the group that won the decommissioning deal. ...
UK nuclear decommissioning debacle costs government nearly £100m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 09:22:20 AM
....A 14-year deal was awarded to international consortium Cavendish Fluor Partnership in 2014, but the bidders who lost out immediately launched a legal challenge. On Monday, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said it had settled with US-headquartered engineering companies Energy Solutions and Bechtel, for £85m and £12. ...
Dyson 'enormously optimistic' about post-Brexit trade image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 06:01:32 AM
....The billionaire, who was a prominent backer of Brexit, told the BBC he was "enormously optimistic" about trading with the rest of the world. His comments came as his engineering firm Dyson reported a 41% increase in profits to £631m. ...
Dyson plays down hard Brexit concerns as company posts £2.5bn record sales image
.... “I don’t believe it will get to that, it’s not in Europe’s interests,” he said. As part of any Brexit deal Dyson wants Theresa May, the prime minister, to remove foreign students from official immigration figures and particularly protect those studying maths, engineering and science. ...
Women make up less than a quarter of UK boardrooms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 04:00:49 AM
....Companies with equal numbers of female and male directors, or with female-led boards, were rare at not quite 4%, not much higher than the 2% found in 2013. The six companies that were female-led included a co-operative, a pharmaceutical group, a manufacturing company, an electronics company, an engineering firm and an information technology service provider. ...
Brexit: Food chiefs warn on EU tariffs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 08:55:57 PM
....The National Farmers Union (NFU), the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the British Retail Consortium (BRC) made the call in a joint letter. Separately, the EEF engineering group said a deal needed to be struck. ...
The British jobs Brexit makes hard to fill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 04:00:06 PM
....“Employers need to start preparing now,” said Stephen Clarke, economic analyst at the Resolution Foundation. Last week the latest report from the Bank of England’s agents, who toured the country between late November and late February talking to hundreds of businesses, found that construction, engineering, distribution, IT, healthcare and catering “most often reported hiring difficulties”. ...
Broadband users in line for millions in Ofcom compensation plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 09:31:46 AM
....And £3 a day for delays to repairs starting three days after any loss of service is reported, less than a third of Ofcom’s proposed £6 a day starting from two working days after a loss of service is reported. A missed engineering appointment would carry a charge of £20, compared to Ofcom’s £30. ...
Brexit could damage UK's fight against corruption, says OECD image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 10:07:05 AM
....“Efforts must be sustained to improve detection of foreign bribery and achieve stronger enforcement of its anti-bribery legislation,” it said. The report praises the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) for recent successes in pursuing major corruption cases, including a multimillion-pound settlement with the engineering giant Rolls-Royce earlier this year. ...
Call to give fathers allocated leave to improve uptake image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:23:33 PM
....“While my employer said that I could take the leave, they would not pay me the statutory maternity pay, saying I would have to go unpaid … so I went back to work once my paternity leave came to an end,” he said. David, a marketing manager for an engineering company said: “Although my request for flexible working was granted, I often feel as though management are trying to catch me out and flippant remarks about my being a part-timer are commonplace. ...
Uber president quits firm saying its values are 'inconsistent' with his image
.... Uber’s vice-president of maps and business platform, Brian McClendon, said separately he plans to leave the company at the end of the month to explore politics. Last month, its top engineering executive, Amit Singhal, left five weeks after his appointment was announced. ...
Uber faces further turmoil as company president Jeff Jones quits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 11:27:43 PM
....Jones is the latest in a string of high-level executives to leave the company. Last month, engineering executive Amit Singhal was asked to resign amid a sexual harassment allegation stemming from his previous job at Alphabet Inc’s Google. ...
British firms warned over new wave of pay revolts at AGMs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 12:59:57 PM
.... The Church of England, a major institutional investor, has written to the 350 biggest companies on the stock market, warning them it would vote to block excessive boardroom pay deals. Directors at engineering turnaround specialist Melrose Industries are in line to receive shares worth more than £200m as part of a bonus scheme which is among the most generous in City history. ...
Discovering holes in my Skoda Yeti… and in my £729 Mapfre warranty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 06:59:01 AM
....Another week and another unhappy Skoda customer, and yet another car warranty claim that has been refused. The letter sent to you by Mapfre, in which it sets out why it has turned down your claim, reveals that it refused to accept your local garage’s report into the failure because, in its words, its author does not hold “the relevant engineering qualifications”. ...
Comma comeuppance: When rogue punctuation proves costly image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 09:44:01 AM
....We're guessing the trader's bonus wasn't great that year. Officials at Companies House - the official UK register of businesses - led to the demise of a Welsh engineering firm after a spelling mistake. ...
Balfour Beatty returns to profit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 08:18:30 AM
. UK engineering giant Balfour Beatty has returned to profit after two years of losses. ...
Identity fraud reached record levels in 2016 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 01:00:52 AM
....Fraudsters get hold of the necessary personal material by stealing mail, computer hacking, obtaining data on the dark web, and exploiting personal information on social media. They can also gather it though social engineering, where people give up personal information to someone pretending to be from their bank, the police or a retailer. ...
Sainsbury's drops bid to halve household food waste image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:01:00 AM
....Sainsbury’s – the UK’s second largest supermarket – has produced a battery of gadgets, such as food-sharing apps and smart fridges, for householders to test in its pioneering experiment. “Waste Less, Save More is a brand new way of working and completely different to what anyone has done before, so it was hard to define a measure of success,” said Paul Crewe, head of sustainability, energy, engineering and environment for Sainsbury’s. ...
Sainsbury's drops bid to halve household food waste image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:01:00 AM
....Sainsbury’s – the UK’s second largest supermarket – has produced a battery of gadgets, such as food-sharing apps and smart fridges, for householders to test in its pioneering experiment. “Waste Less, Save More is a brand new way of working and completely different to what anyone has done before, so it was hard to define a measure of success,” said Paul Crewe, head of sustainability, energy, engineering and environment for Sainsbury’s. ...
Uber's 'hustle-oriented' culture becomes a black mark on employees' résumés image
....Such hyper-competitive dysfunction has also been described by other former Uber employees, including Susan Fowler, the engineer whose blogpost detailing sexual harassment and gender discrimination prompted Uber to launch an “urgent investigation” headed by former attorney general Eric Holder and attorney Tammy Albarran last month. “In the background, there was a Game of Thrones political war raging within the ranks of upper management in the infrastructure engineering organization,” Fowler wrote. ...

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