The report says women make up at least 32% of the workforce in music and men 41%, with 6% identifying as non-binary and the rest of the respondents preferring not to say. The Midlands has the lowest proportion of staff who define as LGBT (4%) and London has the highest (8%). … [Read more...] about Arts bodies threatened with funding cuts over lack of diversity
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"All of our stores in China and many of our partner stores have been closed," it added. "Additionally, stores that are open have been operating at reduced hours and with very low customer traffic. We are gradually reopening our retail stores and will continue to do so as steadily and safely as we can." … [Read more...] about Apple warns coronavirus will hurt iPhones supplies
“A huge number of the decisions we have to make at the council are about the health and wellbeing of people,” Hinchcliffe said. “Books are of course hugely important in libraries but there are many other aspects. The social interaction they provide is vital, especially for isolated people. They host clubs and events, they provide information and access to the internet. … [Read more...] about Bradford puts money on libraries to boost city’s health
Bowes says that notice accounts (where you have to give the bank notice that you want to withdraw money) can also be a good way of squeezing as much interest as possible on funds that you don’t need immediately, but don’t want to tie up for longer periods. She adds: “BLME is paying 1.71% AER on its 90-Day Notice Account – so almost as much as a one-year fixed-rate bond. You can access the money with just three months’ notice. Note that notice accounts are variable rate accounts, so the rates could be cut.” … [Read more...] about Savings: with rates at rock bottom, is there anything you can do?
Referring to the Etihad sponsorship, the US airlines’ document said: “While Etihad asserts that it funded the $640m [total] cost of the sponsorship of Manchester City ‘from its own liquidity,’ it provides no such evidence and fails to address the contrary evidence that the US airlines submitted on this point: an internal study that [the consultants] prepared for the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, which states that the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi – not Etihad – covers the cost. As an internal document that was not intended for public release, [the consultants’] study is particularly probative of the funding’s true source.” … [Read more...] about Manchester City sponsorship ‘covered’ by Abu Dhabi government, not Etihad