Since 2008, “redundancy season” has become an inherent part of life in the City. The shifting market and regulatory backdrop have led to swathes of job cuts, as companies restructure to fit the new landscape.
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It's the kind of story you wouldn’t necessarily believe: someone cooked up the idea of a chocolatey pudding company while sitting in a coffee shop in Belgium, eating brioche. But for James Averdieck, founder of Gu, that’s exactly what happened.
Many a quinoa-based dinner party has boiled and fizzed in anger at the apparent lack of accountability, the sheer brazen-ness of rogue businesses or politicians to carry on without regret or punishment.