The company that is on constant alert

International SOS gives medical help to workers across the world

Business Education

FT data show that the earlier you enrol on your programme the higher the financial return
– Laurent Ortmans
Traffic passes around the Old Street roundabout, in the area known as London's Tech City, in London, U.K., on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. The U.K government last year pledged 50 million pounds for a new London startup incubator, and hired ex-Facebook Inc. executive Joanna Shields to promote Tech City, with Google Inc., Inc., and Cisco Systems Inc. all having taken space in the area or planning to do so. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
The south of England’s growing start-up cluster is spoilt for choice as business schools innovate
– Jonathan Moules
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IE tops the table; Bradford the highest climber

Dropcam vs Canary: home security webcams

Video guard dogs are reassuring until they bark at everything


Chinese rabbit spreads digital pawprint

Cute cartoon character wins licensing deals across Asia

Petrobras raises Brazil corruption stakes

Foreign companies may come to regret ‘jeitinho’ rule-flouting

Bankers, doctors, teachers: stop moaning

If you really are that miserable at work, change jobs rather than complaining

Review: Strategy Rules

A study in what business leaders in other sectors can learn from three tech pioneers

People playing the party game Jenga in a winter cottage.
©Lonely Planet Images/Getty

How product upgrades make us careless

Smartphone makers rejoice: research finds glossy new version can make owners cavalier with old model

Simon Loong, Founder and CEO of WeLab

Simon Loong: big ambition for small loans

Hong Kong-based WeLab aims to make borrowing faster and easier

Recycling gaffe could lose me my job

I emptied my bin in contravention of university policy and am frightened to ask for a clean liner

An unlikely 62-year-old technology hero

‘Wallingford inventor’ Norman Shaw merits his success, writes Jonathan Margolis