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Source: BBC

'Being called a mumpreneur is patronising'

Today 07:00 GMT

Her family is now grown up and she admits she has never been called a mumpreneur, but she's thrown her weight behind criticism of the stereotype.

"But as I've gone through my business journey I've realised that it's a bit patronising," because it implies it's "someone with a little hobby". She's not alone: A survey of 500 female business founders showed that nearly two thirds of them regarded mumpreneur as a "negative" term.

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Source: The Guradian

Can the NHS be saved?

Today 09:00 GMT

Today in our opinion slot: the Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman argues it’s no surprise that Thomas Markle and his daughter Meghan are now estranged given that he keeps popping up on daytime TV commenting on her.

Plus: Hadley Freeman on why Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, was right to distance herself from her father and his media onslaught. Presented by Anushka Asthana with Denis Campbell and Hadley Freeman; produced by Elizabeth Cassin, Joshua Kelly and Axel Kacoutié; executive producers Phil Maynard and Nicole Jackson. Britain’s National Health Service turned 70 this year but, as toasts were raised, there were growing concerns about the institution’s long-term sustainability.

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Source: Common Domain

Deloitte Board Nominates New U.S. CEO to Replace Cathy Engelbert

Sunday 13:34 GMT

Deloitte LLP’s board has nominated the head of its audit practice as the Big Four accounting firm’s next U.S. chief executive, apparently closing off the last chance that current chief Cathy Engelbert might get a second term.

The board has selected Joseph Ucuzoglu as its official candidate to be CEO and Janet Foutty, head of Deloitte’s consulting business, to be U.S. chairman, according to an email to partners Friday reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte