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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected a court ruling that found he has an unpaid debt of £535. The court records listed Johnson at his official address, 10 Downing Street, according to Reuters today. Johnson’s office have said they will ask for the ruling to be removed from his record as it was “totally without merit”. [...]
Ellen DeGeneres announced plans to wrap up her long-running US talk show in 2022 after almost two decades on the air. “When you’re a creative person, you constantly need to be challenged – and as great as this show is, and as fun as it is, it’s just not a challenge anymore,” DeGeneres told The [...]
The City of London suffered a loss of £2.3 trillion in a single month in its lucrative derivatives trading market, with Wall Street trading platforms the ones that benefitted. U.S. swap-execution facilities pulled in more trades across euros, pounds and dollars in March while London experienced an exodus compared to last July, while venues in [...]
Over half of the 100 companies in the S&P 500 Index that pay out the lowest median wages increased CEO salaries last year, according to a report published today by the Institute for Policy Studies. The left-leaning policy group said 51 companies identified boosted chief executive pay by adjusting the rules for assessing executive performance [...]
A share bonus hike for Astrazeneca’s chief executive was only narrowly approved in a vote where nearly 40 per cent of the pharma’s shareholders rejected the proposed pay package. The pharmaceutical giant did pass the proposal, however, which could take Pascal Soriot’s total pay, including a £1.3m salary, above the £15.4m he received last year. [...]
Nightclubs ask Boris Johnson why hugs, but not clubs?
A rail union has called out West Midlands Trains for emailing 2,500 employees with the empty promise of a pandemic bonus as part of a cybersecurity test. In the email staff were thanked for their efforts under the “huge strain” of the pandemic and that managing director, Julian Edwards, wanted to thank them with a one-off [...]
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