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What it’s really like to work at Pret

April 22nd, 2015

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‘The first thing I look at,’ said Clive Schee, Pret CEO, taking a journalist on a tour of his cafés in 2012, ‘is whether staff are touching each other: are they smiling, reacting to each...

Eduardo Galeano

April 20th, 2015

Eduardo-Galeano

We were very sad to hear the news that Uruguayan novelist and historian Eduardo Galeano died last week in Montevideo.  Galeano’s books have been translated into many languages. He said: “I’m a...

Watch: Attica Locke on her new political thriller, Pleasantville

April 16th, 2015

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Is Pleasantville a real place? Which real-life people inspired the characters in Pleasantville? And why should the UK be getting so excited about TV series Empire, which Attica wrote for? Attica Locke...

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