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Morning Coffee: Your daily business news round-up (August 3rd)

By Converge
August 2015

It's the start of a new week! Here at Converge we actually like Mondays, so we're excited to bring you our picks from this morning's headlines. If you only read one of these articles, make it number 5!


As ever, please click the titles to read more.


1. Trinity Mirror upbeat despite print advertising market


The Daily Mirror publisher said it expects to meet full-year profit expectations despite a continued slump in revenues.


2. Mars promotes UK head of food to global customer strategy role


Mars has promoted Emma Evison, the managing director of its food division, to the newly created role of global customer strategy director.


3. Treasury sells another £600m of Lloyds shares


The taxpayers’ stake in Lloyds Banking Group falls to below 14pc.


4. Five Mistakes That Inspired My Biggest Successes


Mistakes are an essential part of growing a business, but it's good to avoid them if you can. Here are five biggies and how to swerve them, or at least set them right.


5. Rebellious children could grow up to be the next Bill Gates


While family wealth and IQ were cited as top factors leading to “occupational success”, a new study has also found that those who broke the rules ended up with the highest incomes.