Is it acceptable if we manage to keep infections low but lose thousands of lives to cancer or other serious illnesses that have gone untreated? Of course not. … [Read more...] about Ministers, stop scaremongering – cases are going up because we are testing millions
He poured out his feelings to supporter and crime author Scott, 28, who wrote a book Justice For Jill: How The Wrong Man Was Jailed For The Murder Of Jill Dando. Scott, from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, regularly visited George in Manchester and Whitemoor Prisons and talked to him on the phone. … [Read more...] about I’M MOVING BACK TO FULHAM
Know your rights: If you’re faced with redundancy, your employer must treat you fairly and act in accordance with your redundancy rights. That includes making sure you’re consulted, and giving you a notice period. Redundancy pay: You are also entitled to redundancy pay if you have been with the company for two years or more. The amount you are compensated will vary depending on your age, and how long you have been with the company. Review your finances: If you do receive a redundancy payment, don’t get tempted to spend it straight away. It might take time to find a new job, so it's worth making a budget for yourself. Search for work: Once you've sorted your finances, you can then start to look for a new job. You may need to update your CV - we round up eight tips from recruitment experts and other little-known schemes to help you find a job. … [Read more...] about 730,000 Brits unemployed since March after another 114,000 workers lost jobs last month
A SIMPLE GUIDE: How do I protect myself? AVOIDING CONTACT: The rules on self-isolation and exercise PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Is it safe to travel? WILL I GET PAID IF I CAN'T WORK? Sick pay, wages and time off rules TESTING: Can I get tested for coronavirus? How long was the last recession?In the UK the last recession, caused by the global financial crisis, lasted five quarters - from the second quarter of 2008 onwards. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How could a recession affect me?
“Elephants, being highly intelligent animals, get habituated to the deterrents over time, requiring us to rotate measures or invent new ones. Our aim is to provide farmers with an array of simple, inexpensive deterrents to protect their crops. Solutions also need to be community-wide to be effective. It is pointless if the elephant is dissuaded from entering one farm and then goes and raids the next farm. So we encourage the entire village to participate in crop guarding.” … [Read more...] about A taste of honey: how bees mend fences between farmers and elephants