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Editor Nick Carvell introduces The Jackal’s new vibe…

Why you need to check out the Walpole Brands of Tomorrow 2019

Current Affairs

Why you need to check out the Walpole Brands of Tomorrow 2019

If you’re looking for a cross-section of the coolest homegrown brands in Britain right now, look no further…

How to balance your fitness goals with a hefty work schedule

Life Advice

How to balance your fitness goals with a hefty work schedule

The experts at Soho Fitness Lab give us their five point plan for fitting the gym around your busy work schedule

Public proposals – charming or cringeworthy?

Smart Thinking

Public proposals – charming or cringeworthy?

Idris Elba set a precedent with his, but maybe think twice before you follow suit

How to leave work on time, every time

Life Advice

How to leave work on time, every time

Three career coaches give us their expert advice on how to tear yourself away from your desk and enjoy more of your post-work day

Why is the new Gillette ad so controversial?

Comment

Why is the new Gillette ad so controversial?

With a razor brand kick-starting a heated (and needed) conversation about modern masculinity on social media, the age of advertising activism has arrived

Should you quit your job?

Life Advice

Should you quit your job?

Thinking of escaping the commute in the New Year? Or wondering whether to get out of the office? The Jackal weighs up the pros and cons of the desk job

David Lammy on racism, Putin’s chess playing and why socialism’s here to stay

Current Affairs

David Lammy on racism, Putin’s chess playing and why socialism’s here to stay

Simon Usborne sat down with the Labour MP for Tottenham, who’s earning a reputation as one of Westminster’s most forthright and eloquent voices

How to ask for flexible working

How to ask for flexible working

Are you one of the 76 per cent of British office workers wanting more than a nine-to-five job? Here’s how you can make flexible working work for you

How to avoid family conflict at Christmas

Life Advice

How to avoid family conflict at Christmas

Are you one of the 55 per cent of adults who find Christmas stressful? Here’s some expert tips to help you over the festive period

The Close Up: Castore sportswear

Business

The Close Up: Castore sportswear

Brothers Tom and Phil Beahon are on a roll. In the space of three years, they’ve founded a premium sportswear brand, launched it globally, built a thriving wholesale business and raised almost £6million in investment. How did they do it? We sat down with them to find out

Why do some men still not understand successful women?

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Why do some men still not understand successful women?

Ada Hegerberg’s historic win at Ballon d’Or 2018 is now a conversation about Martin Solveig’s inappropriate twerking comment – making another watershed moment for women all about men. Isn’t it time we tackled this sort of sexism head on?

How often do we brush with asteroid annihilation?

Current Affairs

How often do we brush with asteroid annihilation?

Almost 2000 ‘Potentially Hazardous Asteroids’ were discovered in the last year. What’s the risk one will hit the earth?

Who will the Democrats pick to take on Trump?

Current Affairs

Who will the Democrats pick to take on Trump?

The race to become the party’s presidential nominee is gathering pace. The Jackal’s Man in America, Jamie Malanowski, sorts the thoroughbreds from the old nags – and picks the favourites for high office

#MeToo was a mess. But, hopefully, most of us will be better off in the end

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#MeToo was a mess. But, hopefully, most of us will be better off in the end

Tanya Gold looks back on a year of #MeToo; why it was needed, what it did well, but also why it wasn’t perfect…

Five tricks to make a difficult decision – and not end up regretting it

Life Advice

Five tricks to make a difficult decision – and not end up regretting it

Paralysed by choice in your work or home life? Here’s five ways to break through the indecision

Why The Jackal isn’t doing Black Friday

Comment

Why The Jackal isn’t doing Black Friday

This year, we’ve decided not to join the Black Friday madness. Here’s why

Want to get more done? Take a break

Life Advice

Want to get more done? Take a break

Five reasons why you need to make your lunch break a priority

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