News tagged with financial compensation

Saying sorry really does cost nothing

( -- Economists have finally proved what most of us have suspected for a long time - when it comes to apologising, talk is cheap. According to new research, firms that simply say sorry to disgruntled customers ...

dateSep 21, 2009 in Economics & Business
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Philip Morris fights Australian packaging rules

(AP) -- Tobacco giant Philip Morris launched legal action on Monday against the Australian government over the country's plans to strip company logos from cigarette packages and replace them with grisly images of cancerous ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Health
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Saving fuel on the buses

Bus and truck companies could cut their fuel bills by more than 7% simply by training their drivers on more efficient driving techniques and offering a financial reward to those who improve fuel economy. A study published ...

dateMar 05, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Cane toads can be stopped

It may be possible to stop the spread of can toads into new areas of Australia according to new research published today in the Journal of Applied Ecology.

dateDec 12, 2012 in Ecology
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