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Suffering through the sniffles at work
Dec 25, 2019

Suffering through the sniffles at work

A survey found 88% of professionals expect bonuses this year, but not necessarily fairness. Why not everyone can miss work when they're sick. Plus, a look at the business of the British Christmas staple, the Brussel sprout.

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Many professionals expect bonuses, but not fairness

Dec 25, 2019
A new survey of professional workers shows mixed feelings over the end-of-year payouts.
A survey found 88% of professionals expect bonuses this year.
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It's "bring your flu to work" season

Dec 25, 2019
In a new survey 90% of professionals said they do it.
'Tis the season.
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Big-money sprouts cause Christmas Day stir

Dec 25, 2019
Roasted, sautéed, or boiled, Brussels sprouts are big business at Christmas in the UK. The sprout industry is a nearly $1 billion industry in Britain, and customers tend to pay as much as 30% more this time of year as people rush to stock up. This year, though, Brussels sprout lovers have forked over even […]
Roasted Brussels Sprout leaves with Pecorino.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
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Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
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Alex Schroeder Producer

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