"In an ideal world we wouldn't be doing those things but in order to get something like the furlough scheme up and running in the few weeks that we did, we did not have the luxury of being able to design something that would target exactly everyone who specifically needed it." … [Read more...] about Rishi Sunak accused of ‘wasting’ taxpayers’ cash after civil service value for money concerns
Questions about e waste
'I honestly have loved reading each and every message I’ve been able to see from you all today they’re so positive, kind and confidence building. You have no idea how amazing you all are. Building others up is the ONLY way to succeed. Love you.' … [Read more...] about Christine Lampard is left AGHAST as video of a woman giving birth in a CAR PARK is shown on Loose Women… yet fans question the clip’s authenticity as the new mum ‘keeps her shorts on’
Mr Sunak announced a 50% ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ discount among measures to get customers back into restaurants, cafes and pubs from Monday to Wednesday during August up to a maximum discount of £10 per head for everyone. Businesses can then claim the money back Stamp duty threshold will increase from £125,000 to between £300,000 and £500,000 for six months to boost housing market; A radical plan to pay the wages of up to 300,000 young people on Universal Credit if businesses agree to take them on for at least six months; A £2billion scheme to subsidise home insulation and other environmental upgrades that ministers hope will support more than 100,000 jobs; A temporary cut in VAT which is expected to be focused on struggling sectors like hospitality; … [Read more...] about Rishi’s £1,000-a-head bribe to stop bosses sacking furloughed workers: Chancellor launches £9BILLION ‘jobs bonus’ scheme but how much will be wasted on employers who would have taken staff back anyway?
"It just feels like all of this is trying to be swept under the rug. It's really difficult and painful for us to even try to go through all this and then get very little response, information or support." … [Read more...] about Californian family’s bid to recover son’s body from Queenstown lake rejected
The entire viability of the BRI is in question now because of the 'debt-trap diplomacy' angle, wherein the donor countries will never be able to pay off the high-interest debt they owe China, and consequently end up having to surrender their strategic assets, as happened to Sri Lanka with the Hambantota port. … [Read more...] about Ladakh Stand-off: Be prepared to meet fire with fire