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Ask HR: Some insights on the #MeToo movement and harassment in the workplace

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via USA Today: Johnny C. Taylor Jr., a human-resources expert, is tackling your questions as part of a series for USA TODAY. Taylor is president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, the world’s largest HR professional society. A year ago, high-profile allegations of sexual harassment set off the …

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Malaysia’s Islamic banking industry will achieve 40% market share by 2020, says AIBIM

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via THE EDGE MARKETS: KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 25): With the introduction of value-based intermediation (VBI) by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in 2017, the Association of Islamic Banking and Financial Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) is confident the central bank’s target for the local Islamic banking industry to have 40% market share in total …

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Islamic finance is gaining a foothold across Africa

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via Quartz Africa: Islamic finance is rapidly growing across Africa, with investors, governments, and financial institutions increasingly leveraging its potential for both financing and development. Since 2014, $2.3 billion in sukuk, or Sharia-compliant bonds, have been issued in the continent, notes a briefing from ratings and financial agency Moody’s. There has …

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