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Shaking up the workplace: How employers face the challenge of automation

A report from the World Economic Forum says that by 2025, half of all workplace tasks could be done by robots. So how should we rethink the way we work? Some employers like Jason Trost are already shaking up traditional corporate structures. He's the CEO of betting exchange firm Smarkets and is experimenting with a flat, rather than top-down organisational model, with workers even setting their own salaries. He tells us more.


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The casino gamble

As Japan paves the way for its first casinos, our correspondents investigate the problem of gambling addiction in the country.

Gold loses its shine

And in a world where a tweet can stock send markets tumbling, why aren't investors putting more money into the safe haven of gold?

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