What are perspex protection screens and how to use them

In recent times, we have witnessed a sudden increase in the demand for something called Perspex Protection Screens or Perspex Screens. But what exactly are these sheets, you ask? A perspex protection screen is a clear sheet made out of plastic. But what are these perspex screens useful for and how exactly do you […]

Hackers target business owners with Covid-19 VAT deferral scam

Business owners have been the target of a new email phishing scam purporting to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). The scam, which was uncovered by accountancy outsourcing specialists Lanop Outsourcing, uses official HMRC branding and graphics to convince victims that their VAT deferral application has been rejected. At least 100 company owners […]

Deloitte hit with record 15 million pound fine for Autonomy audit

Stock Markets6 minutes ago (Sep 17, 2020 05:05AM ET) (C) Reuters. Offices of Deloitte are seen in London By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s accounting regulator said on Thursday it has fined Deloitte a record 15 million pounds ($19.4 million) for its audit of software firm Autonomy that contained “serious and serial failures”. Deloitte, […]

Global economic recovery may take five years, World Bank chief economist says

Economic Indicators10 minutes ago (Sep 17, 2020 05:00AM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) near Frankfurt 2/2 MADRID (Reuters) – The global economic recovery from the crisis originated by the coronavirus pandemic may take as much as five years, the World Bank’s chief economist Carmen Reinhart said on Thursday. “There will […]

EU’s Barnier still hopes trade deal with Britain possible: sources

Economic Indicators15 minutes ago (Sep 17, 2020 04:55AM ET) (C) Reuters. European Parliament plenary session State of the Union in Brussels BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s Brexit negotiator told the bloc’s 27 national envoys to Brussels that he still hoped a trade deal with Britain was possible, stressing that the coming days would be […]

Commerzbank board member to exit, continuing management upheaval

Stock Markets21 minutes ago (Sep 17, 2020 04:50AM ET) (C) Reuters. Commerzbank AG annual results news conference in Frankfurt FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Commerzbank’s (DE:CBKG) management shake-up continued on Thursday with an announcement that the board member responsible for private clients, Michael Mandel, would leave the German lender. The partly state-owned bank, which has been targeted […]

UK workers slowly move off furlough programme: statistics office

Sign In/Free Sign Up 0 Economic Indicators26 minutes ago (Sep 17, 2020 04:45AM ET) (C) Reuters. Morning rush hour in London LONDON (Reuters) – Ten percent of Britain’s workforce remained on furlough between Aug. 24 and Sept. 6, edging down from 11% in the previous two-week period, according to a survey […]

ECB Offers Banks More Capital Relief to Cope With Pandemic

Forex53 minutes ago (Sep 17, 2020 04:18AM ET) (C) Reuters. ECB Offers Banks More Capital Relief to Cope With Pandemic (Bloomberg) — The European Central Bank offered lenders another round of capital relief to help them maintain the flow of credit to the virus-struck economy. Banks will be allowed to exclude coins, banknotes and deposits […]

European Stocks Weaken Post Fed; BOE in Focus

Stock Markets1 hour ago (Sep 17, 2020 03:57AM ET) (C) Reuters. By Peter Nurse Investing.com – European stock markets weakened Thursday, following the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision not to provide additional stimulus at its latest meeting. At 4 AM ET (0800 GMT), the DAX in Germany traded 1.1% lower, the CAC 40 in France fell […]

Australia’s jobless rate slips, but youth face tough times

(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An international student from India works as an Uber Eats bicycle courier in Sydney By Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s jobless rate unexpectedly slipped from a 22-year high in August as employment surged past expectations helped by part-time work, but the economic toll from the pandemic has hit young job […]