2021-01-21 21:42:49| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
People, many among Britains poorest, have taken on more debt to cope with effects of pandemic Almost 9 million people, many of them among Britains poorest, were forced to increase their borrowing last year to cope with the pandemic, according to figures that illustrate the damaging effect of the first two lockdowns on the finances of vulnerable households.The Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that the proportion of this group borrowing 1,000 or more increased from 35% to 45% since June, and its statisticians are warning of a widening financial gap that is particularly affecting those on low pay, the self-employed and parents with school-age children. Continue reading...
2021-01-16 11:50:09| The Economic Times
In an affidavit, it also sought dismissal of a plea of the central government, filed though the Delhi Police, seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor march or any other kind of protest by farmers which seeks to disrupt the gathering and celebrations of Republic Day on January 26.
2021-01-16 08:01:20| Fast Company
Negative interactions at work, even small ones, can weigh heavily on depressed or bipolar colleagues, according to new research. Minor workplace slights can have a significantly negative impact on susceptible employees, according to a new study out of West Virginia University.Read Full Story
2021-01-15 21:53:54| digg
"It could look bad," admitted one 34-year-old who said wealth made it easier to get a shot faster.
2021-01-13 21:30:22| digg
There are those who retreat from modern trends into the interiors of the past, drawn by the allure of original designs. We speak to five people whose homes are portals into the past.