More than HALF of medium-sized businesses are planning to axe jobs within WEEKS as the Government’s furlough scheme ends

Leaders of medium-sized businesses have expressed concern over funding arrangements, with a third saying they can’t continue trading for longer than six months based on their current outlook, according to the BDO survey.

Entertainment Union Coalition Hails New Law Easing Path For Workers To Borrow From Their Pension Plans

The Entertainment Union Coalition is hailing a bill signed into law by California Governor Gavin Newsom that will make it easier for workers to borrow from their employer-sponsored pension plans. EUC members include SAG-AFTRA, the California IATSE Council, Laborers Local 724, and Teamsters Local 399.

More Anti-Government Rallies Planned for Foundation Day

The leader of the ruling Minjoo Party, Lee Nak-yon, warned of tough consequences should the rallies go ahead. “Illegal acts that threaten the lives of citizens cannot be condoned for any reason,” he said. “We must punish and stop them according to law.”

The government’s plan for UK theatre is vague and demoralising – here’s what we need

Fourth, theatres need to be at the centre of civic regeneration as post-lockdown Britain becomes more community-minded. Local councils should be incentivised to support ways in which theatre can bring benefits to education, community trusts, hospitals and prisons. Broadcasters should be galvanised to showcase more work from the theatre which supplies them with so much […]

Stay indoors or face a fine! Boris Johnson is ‘drawing up tough new plans to fine people flouting self-isolation rules’ after growing numbers ignore advice

Dr David Rosser, chief executive at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, said hospitals in his city were seeing twice the amount of patients as last week. He warned the virus was on ‘an exponential curve’ in the city and he expects admissions to double again in seven days. 

Sir Philip Green APOLOGISES for loophole plan to ‘rake in millions in furlough handouts while axing 300 staff’

In April millionaire Sir Philip came under fire for using taxpayer money to cover the wages of 14,500 employees, with critics saying he should sell his yacht instead.

Central government’s system of self-registration reason behind PM Kisan scam: TN Chief Minister

Elaborating on the steps being taken by the State government over the scam, the CM said a total of 18 persons have been arrested in connection with the case and 81 contract staff have been dismissed, besides initiating departmental action against 34 government officials.

Shiv Sena asks Fadnavis to introspect after CAG faults his flagship scheme

“Any scheme is always good on paper and its intent is also good. But the question is about transparency and effective implementation. When there is a problem (with the implementation of a scheme), then the rant about it turns out to be hollow and the expenses useless,” the Sena said in an editorial in party […]

Twitter infuriated as popular Hindi TV serial hails BJP govt schemes with no disclaimer

Yesterday i realized Modi has found another venue to advertise himself. i watch “Bhabhi ji ghar par hain” (that’s right, deal with it), this TV serial has started to use some not so subtle Product placement/advertisement recently, but yesterday something else happenedpic.twitter.com/hClL6PErvF

‘Waste on a Cosmic Scale’: Scientists Cast Doubt on Leaked UK Gov’t Mass COVID-19 Testing Plans

“The prime minister’s suggestion that this will be as simple as ‘getting a pregnancy test’ that will give results within 15 minutes is unlikely, if not impossible, in the timescale he was suggesting to get the country back on track,” he said. Some experts, however, were more hopeful regarding the government’s plans. Professor Jose Vazquez-Boland, […]