Careful with your finances; pay your credit cards on time to avoid interest charges? Don’t be too smug. Reflect, every time you purchase a train ticket; buy a pair of shoes or call an ambulance roughly 40 percent of the cost will have gone straight to your bank’s vaults.Read more
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Thousands took to the streets of the Bulgarian capital, Sofia on Wednesday to demand the resignation of longtime Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. The rally was marred by clashes between demonstrators and police.Read more
To run a viable business one needs to be flexible enough to see change as a challenge and to rise to the occasion. Complacency is a killer: The ‘old normal’ is now the mark of the Cross painted on the door of any business. Don’t try rewind to pre-COVID as it won’t work. Move on.Read more
They lived either side of the M62, Britain’s second-busiest motorway orbiting the 5 million population of Manchester. On the Greater Manchester side live a crime family matriarch and her sister and partner-in-crime. On the other side, the daughter of a major Yorkshire drug dealer. The three Asian mobsters joined forces to run one of the biggest drugs operations in the north.Read more
Mainstream media is one of the biggest high-profile victims of the COVID-19 panicdemic. Conventional media has lost 80 per cent of its advertising revenue since April. Thousands of newspapers, periodicals and commercial radio stations have evaporated.Read more
Give or take a few recessions mild by what is about to hit, businesses have weathered well. Still, COVID-19 is a game-changer. Back to square one, the future for businesses is going to be hand-to-hand fighting with the weakest to the wall.Read more
Luxurious hotel isolators have been opened in Switzerland where fabulously wealthy people with coronavirus patients can quarantine. For the super-rich, there is the ready availability of everything necessary to keep them in lofty isolation.Read more
Due to the situation with coronavirus in Italy, economic problems are intensified. This was stated by the Italian version of the Huffington Post.
Increasing numbers of distressed Italians are faced by worsening financial problems due to quarantine; now many of them are running out of money. In particular, we are talking about those who have a job, but they were left without help from the Salary Payment Guarantee Fund. This also applies to those who have lost their jobs and are forced to work illegally in order to somehow make ends meet.
An exiled businessman and former farmer who lost his farm during the land invasions of 1999 to 2003 has said efforts by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to lure back farmers onto the land will fail because the farms now look like they were in 1900: vandalized, barren and wasted after 20 years of neglect.Read more
As a consequence of media over-hype and political class panic, thousands of businesses are going bankrupt and taking their laid-off employees with them. Multiply the Valley of the Fallen by bearing in mind that every wage earner is someone’s breadwinner.Read more