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Sweat equity startup platform Object Astra launches

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Object Astra, a sweat equity platform aimed at people who have been furloughed or layed off during the pandemic and founded by two former JPMorgan technologists, has launched in the UK.

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Sweat equity startup platform Object Astra launches

Sweat equity startup platform Object Astra launches

Object Astra, a sweat equity platform aimed at people who have been furloughed or layed off during the pandemic and founded by two former JPMorgan technologists, has launched in the UK.

Credit Suisse expects Lloyds share price to see modest gains

Credit Suisse expects Lloyds share price to see modest gains

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US Arms Control Under-Secretary says US "confident" Iraq has hidden weapons of mass destruction

US Arms Control Under-Secretary says US "confident" Iraq has hidden weapons of mass destruction

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Big UK businesses predict a slow economic recovery

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OneBanks bids to bring human banking back to Scottish town

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Strong bank earnings already ‘in the past’ for investors, JPMorgan strategist says

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How COVID-19 stands to transform the payments sector?

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Brave new world: How COVID-19 has reshaped the outlook for FDI

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Coronavirus wipes out British business confidence bounce: IoD survey

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The coronavirus outbreak has reversed a recent upturn in British business leader...

BioCentury and BIA present: Company building in a COVID-19 world

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