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Company makes four-day working week permanent after trial

Loading “The right attitude is a requirement to make it work – everyone has to be committed and take it seriously for us to create a viable long-term model for our business.” Employees opting in to the four-day week will be eligible for a weekly “rest day”, provided they meet …

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Markets Live: Gold miners lifting ASX higher

That’s it for the Markets Live blog for today. Thank you for joining us and thank you for your comments. We’ll be back tomorrow morning, have a good evening. Australian shares closed the session higher, ending a poor start to the week’s trading, as the major material stocks led the …

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Hands on with all the new Surface computers Microsoft just announced

Those looking for a bit more performance have the option of stepping up to a Core i7 model with 16GB of RAM. It’s the very same low voltage processor you’ll find inside the new Surface Pro 6, and Microsoft claims it is 85 per cent faster than the previous Surface …

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Aussie star Ruby Rose named ‘most dangerous’ celebrity online

Australian actress and model Ruby Rose, known for her role in Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black, has been named the most dangerous celebrity to search for online because of results that could expose fans to malicious websites carrying viruses. Cyber security company McAfee said reality television star Kristin Cavallari …

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How ’80s reggae-pop band UB40 got dragged into the Kavanaugh drama

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate. Photo: Bloomberg The Times story detailed a bar fight on September 25, 1985 that police say involved Kavanaugh, his friends and a random person mistaken for the lead singer of UB40. The new report comes as the FBI is investigating sexual …

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Melbourne Express, Wednesday, October 3, 2018

That’s all for the blog today.  The first to get the word on Twitter was @evanocathain, while Sue M was first to email me.  The letters were O U K N G C H E R.  The answer is not HERCUKONG (a gorilla with the strength of Hercules) as I …

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Verbal harangues ‘normal’ in leadership challenges: Liberal insiders

Mr Morris, now the chairman and federal director of Barton Deakin, a political consulting and lobbying firm with deep connections to the Liberal Party, was responding to reports that several female Liberal MPs had complained of being bullied for their votes in last week’s leadership challenge. The member for the …

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Three commissioner roles, one person – and no problem, says department

The Abbott government attempted to close the office in 2014, but without the numbers in the Senate resorted to reducing its funding to the point former information commissioner John McMillan was working from home due to a lack of office in Canberra. Its funding was partly restored in the 2016 …

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