Boris Johnson has broken the ministerial code by taking a new job within three months of leaving office. The bumbling blonde Brexiteer returned to his role as a columnist for the Daily Telegraph just days after quitting as Foreign Secretary last week. But he failed to ask watchdog Acoba before accepting the new job. He gave up his £275,000-a-year column when he was given the role of Foreign Secretary in July 2016. The code of conduct requires ministers to apply to the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments (Acoba) before accepting a new job. And cabinet ministers are banned from starting a new job within three months of leaving office. Mr Johnson’s spokesman confirmed he had resumed his regular column, for which he will be paid. But he declined to comment further. A spokesperson for Acoba confirmed Mr Johnson had not approached the committee for advice before accepting his new job. And they confirmed Baroness Browning, who chairs the committee wrote to Mr Johnson last … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson breaks ministerial code by starting new job
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A NURSE has told how she quit her job to stack shelves in Lidl, claiming she has "much, much less stress" and is financially better off. The woman said that morale was so low at her hospital that she "couldn't take it anymore" and had to leave. Speaking to The London Economic, she said that she became a nurse because she wanted to "make a difference" however the working conditions eventually became unmanageable. The woman, who asked not to be named, said: "Sadly, it got to the point where my morale was so low, I couldn’t take it anymore. "Lots of my colleagues were leaving the profession... there weren’t enough nurses on the ward, so we couldn’t do our jobs very well. Patients would just complain at us all day because they weren’t getting the attention they needed. "[The price of] everything’s going up and it’s harder and harder to make ends meet. We’re never able to treat ourselves or go on holiday. "Everything I buy for my daughter is second … [Read more...] about NHS nurse quits her job to stack shelves for Lidl claiming she now has more money and ‘much, much less stress’
£38m expansion by Belfast company will result in 605 new jobs BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The Cork man whose financial services firm is creating 605 jobs here in a £38m expansion has said his enterprise is going "gangbusters" despite the uncertainty over the impact of Brexit. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/38m-expansion-by-belfast-company-will-result-in-605-new-jobs-37053016.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/article37053014.ece/b29c1/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-06-27_bus_42060106_I1.JPG Email The Cork man whose financial services firm is creating 605 jobs here in a £38m expansion has said his enterprise is going "gangbusters" despite the uncertainty over the impact of Brexit. Darragh McCarthy's company FinTrU has grown rapidly since he chose Belfast as the location for his new start-up in late 2013. Backed by economic development agency Invest NI, he initially planned to recruit 80 people over three years. Just … [Read more...] about £38m expansion by Belfast company will result in 605 new jobs
Kate Lopaze The Job Network Published 1:00 p.m. UTC Jun 3, 2018 No matter how much you like your job, chances are you’ve spent some time daydreaming about what it would be like to walk into your boss’s office, quit on the spot, and then put all your energy into traveling and enjoying the world. But actually doing it may not be as crazy as it sounds! If the wanderlust is getting stronger than ever, then maybe you should think about how you can make this daydream happen. Let’s look at some of the first steps you can take toward becoming a professional globetrotter. Be realistic about your finances Unfortunately, the nonstarter for many of us is that the money will run out eventually — and you really don’t want that to happen while you’re stranded halfway across the world. If you’re thinking about making your travel goals happen, make sure you have a strong savings game and a very specific budget for your new Bohemian lifestyle. And … [Read more...] about Ready to get away? How you can quit your job and travel the world
Maria Puente and Andrea Mandell USA TODAY Published 8:19 p.m. UTC May 21, 2018 Now that they're the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, what happens next for Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle? Well, the honeymoon, obviously, but don't expect to hear any details about that, and anyway, it's rude to pry. Not that the gossip tabloids will care. (And it won't happen right away in any case; the couple have an engagement Tuesday in London with new father-in-law, Prince Charles.) Nevertheless, once they return, where will they live, and what will their new jobs be in the royal firm? How long will it take for Duchess Meghan to become a British citizen, not to mention accustom herself to driving on the other side of the road? Will she be able to curb her more political opinions, in keeping with the royal rule of staying above politics? And dare we hope to see more of this royal couple here in America as California-born Meghan returns to visit her friends and … [Read more...] about What’s next for Harry & Meghan? New digs, new job, new influence?