Further train strikes have been announced by rail staff, stoking fears of severe travel disruption for millions of passengers over the festive period as the transport system is struck by widescale industrial action. It comes as RMT announced that security staff working for Eurostar will strike for four days in the run-up to Christmas, action the union said would “severely ...

The Swedish fast-fashion chain H&M is to cut 1,500 jobs across its global operations as part of efforts to save 2bn Swedish Kroner (£158m) a year, amid slowing sales and rising costs for clothing retailers. The group, which operates more than 4,600 stores in 70 countries with chains including Cos, Monki and Arket as well as its core brand, announced ...

Elon Musk’s satellite Starlink technology is to be part of a UK government trial to get better internet connectivity to remote parts of the country. The technology, which uses more than 3,000 low Earth orbit small satellites to beam a broadband signal and is operated by the firm SpaceX, will initially be trialled at three remote locations – Rievaulx Abbey ...

ToDate, a ‘same day’ dating app which prioritises secure online dating, has launched in the UK. All users that sign up for ToDate have to be fully ID verified and approved via AWS photo recognition software, which eliminates catfishing and boosts online safety. ToDate has partnered with Credas to undertake the identity verification, and each user must take a live ...

Employee safety at the workplace has always remained a primary concern amongst recruiters. But, when Covid-19 took a heavy toll on the world, the existing measures had to be reconsidered. So, don’t be surprised if you see routine checkups using Lateral Flow Covid-19 test kits at work. Simple hygiene and care aren’t enough to keep your employees safe now. The ...

Operating a business can be challenging, including keeping track of your inventory to get everything done on time. Using vendor-managed stock could be the answer to your inventory problems. A VMI could aid your business in many ways, enhancing your inventory. With vendor-managed inventory, you could have a smooth-running business in no time.What Is Vendor-Managed Inventory? You may need clarity ...

Online payment systems have allowed companies to not only develop locally but also advance in foreign markets. Previously, everything depended on cooperation with banks, but they did not offer favorable conditions for business development — their solutions were suitable only for corporations. In her interview, Valeria Vahorovska explained why everything is changing in modern conditions and what prospects it gives to businesses ...

Javon Charleston was born in Decatur, Georgia and moved to Illinois with his family at two years of age. Javon attended Woodland Elementary and Warren Township High School in Gurnee, Illinois, where he distinguished himself in athletics, notably football, basketball, and track and field.Javon began his post-secondary education by attending junior college in Greenville, South Carolina. He would later transfer ...

Two new surveys have recorded sharp falls in business confidence as the uncertain economic outlook causes companies to become more pessimistic. The latest Lloyds Bank Business Barometer found that confidence among businesses fell by 5 points to 10 per cent in November, the weakest since February 2021, and economic optimism also declined, with the net balance in negative figures for ...

A small number of London-based derivatives traders at Goldman Sachs are to move to Milan in a further sign of the steady trickle of City workers relocating into the European Union following Brexit. The changes to Goldman’s euro swaps trading desk will further boost the Wall Street bank’s presence in the Italian city, where it already has about 80 staff. ...