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Journey to work a daily grind? How to make your commute more productive

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Guardian Small Business Network Nearly four million of us spend two hours a day travelling to and from the office. Here’s a guide to making that time well spent Make time for ‘breakfast for your brain’ on the morning commute. Photograph: Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images Despite advances in remote working, Britain’s …

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Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers?

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In the first of our new series, The Upside, we look at how the country went from famine to topping nearly every global social ranking ‘It’s about cooperating. Everyone together, equally’: Helsinki, the Finnish capital. Photograph: Hemis/Alamy Western Europe’s last naturally caused famine ended 150 years ago this winter. In …

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What makes you a disruptor? 'Not knowing the rules'

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The founders of Brompton Bikes, WAH Nails, Unruly, Inkpact and Doddle reveal how to shake up an industry Being at the helm of a disruptive business comes with challenges. Photograph: Gary Burchell/Getty Images Founders of businesses that shake up an industry are seen as future gazers, innovators, one step ahead …

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