PeaceTech: World peace through … corporate training?

In another age, an industry-leading company joining up with the US government to identify and co-opt startups in foreign nations might have been regarded as dodgy. But over the Christmas period exactly that was advertised in a bizarre feature which appeared on page five of the Sunday Times business supplement. Entitled “What Jeff Bezos wants

Are Amazon digging a hole for themselves at Tilbury?

Since the Amazon distribution facility opened in Tilbury at the start of October, over 600 workers have either quit because the working conditions are so bad or they’ve been sacked for failing to meet onerous productivity targets. See this report in the Thurrock Independent for full details: Sacked worker backs report into poor conditions at