Job Crisis Looms: CBI Announces Layoffs to Reduce Wage Bill by 33%

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> The UK’s most prominent business lobby group, the Confederation of British Industry, is to lay off a swathe of its staff as it fights for survival amid a crisis prompted by multiple sexual misconduct allegations. The CBI needs to cut its wage bill by a third within months, staff were told at […]

DFNN Group grows revenue in 2022 by 69% and EBITDA by 190.7% from 2021

The DFNN Group enjoyed extraordinary development in all facets of its business in 2022. The Group had a successful fiscal year, recording total sales of ₱905.8 million, an increase of ₱369.7 million or a growth rate of 69% over the previous year. EBITDA was a healthy ₱237.5 million, as opposed to the prior year’s loss […]

As Asia strives to spur births, Philippines wants fewer babies

As birth rates plummet across Asia and beyond, the Philippines stands out for having among the highest fertility ratios in the region. For years, the Southeast Asian nation has wrestled with a dilemma considered enviable in countries like Japan and South Korea, where governments are offering cash incentives for couples who have children. As many […]

British Airways fined over $1M for delayed refunds during COVID-19 pandemic

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> British Airways has been fined $1.1 million by the U.S. Transportation Department (USDOT) for failing to provide timely refunds to passengers for flights to and from the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. This penalty aims to serve as a strong deterrent to future unlawful practices by British Airways and other carriers. […]

Food industry lobbying threatens UK household recycling reforms

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> Britain’s major retailers and food manufacturers are increasing their lobbying efforts to postpone significant environmental reforms that will require them to pay for the collection and recycling of household packaging waste from next year. The proposed “extended producer responsibility” (EPR) scheme, set to launch in April 2024, would require food producers and […]

How Equity Value Finder is Filling the Void of the Broken Stock Options System

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> Exercising stock options is within every employee’s right. Regardless of their industry, stocks are considered a crucial component of their total compensation package. A survey by National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) shows that 6,500 employee stock ownership plans encompass about 14 million participants in 2023, highlighting how employees see stock options […]

Top tax tips for US expats from specialist advisor Arif Patel

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> Working your way through the US tax code is daunting in itself. And for US expats living in the UK, it’s even more complex. Preston, UK based retired tax specialist Arif Patel gives his top tax tips for US expats “The US is one of just two countries in the world that […]

The benefits of working with a mortgage broker for bad credit applicants

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> If you’re someone with bad credit, you know just how tough it can be to secure a mortgage loan. Traditional lenders often reject those with poor credit histories, leaving them feeling hopeless and stuck. But don’t lose heart just yet, because there’s a solution – working with a specialist adverse credit mortgage […]

The Challenges and Benefits of Employing Gen Z

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ??> It’s a brave new world – are you ready for the challenges (and benefits) of a Gen Z workforce? Gen Z is the latest age cohort to be entering the workforce and is expected to become a large portion of the global workforce by 2025, representing 27% of its total makeup.  They […]