Capital Gain

Flexible working to become ‘default option’ under plan to strengthen employees’ rights

Published: in BUSINESS by . Leave a Comment on Flexible working to become ‘default option’ under plan to strengthen employees’ rights.

Boris Johnson appears to be at odds with his government as he reiterates there are “significant benefits” to working from the office despite his government pressing ahead with plans to strengthen employees’ rights to stay at home if they wish. The prime minister has expressed his determination that office life, and in particular city centres, […]

Delhi riots: Student activists released from Tihar jail on bail

Published: in BUSINESS, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , by . Leave a Comment on Delhi riots: Student activists released from Tihar jail on bail.

Student activist Natasha Narwal on Thursday said they had received “tremendous support” inside Tihar Jail in Delhi and would continue their struggle. Narwal, along with Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, walked out of Tihar, hours after a court here ordered their immediate release in the northeast Delhi riots “conspiracy” […]

Kerala HC grants interim bail to Aisha Sultana in sedition case

Published: in BUSINESS, , , , by . Leave a Comment on Kerala HC grants interim bail to Aisha Sultana in sedition case.

  The Kerala High Court on Thursday granted interim anticipatory bail to filmmaker Aisha Sultana, in a sedition case registered against her. Justice Ashok Menon ordered that she be granted interim anticipatory bail if she is arrested when she appears before the Kavaratti police on June 20 for interrogation in connection with the sedition case. […]

Biden talks down Russia in bid to back Putin into a corner – BusinessWorld

Published: in BUSINESS by . Leave a Comment on Biden talks down Russia in bid to back Putin into a corner – BusinessWorld.

US PRESIDENT Joseph R. Biden and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin meet for the US-Russia summit at Villa La Grange in Geneva, Switzerland, June 16. — REUTERS WASHINGTON/GENEVA -— President Joseph R. Biden on his first foreign foray sought to cast Russia not as a direct competitor to the United States but as a bit player […]

MPs fault private auditors in Kenya Power, KenGen

Published: in BUSINESS, , , , , , , , by . Leave a Comment on MPs fault private auditors in Kenya Power, KenGen.

Companies MPs fault private auditors in Kenya Power, KenGen Thursday June 17 2021 Kenya Power chief executive Bernard Ngugi. FILE PHOTO | NMG Parliament has directed Auditor-General Nancy Gathungu to order all parastatals under the Ministry of Energy including Kenya Power #ticker:KPLC and KenGen #ticker:KEGN to stop hiring private auditing firms. The National Assembly raised […]

Number of EU citizens seeking work in UK falls 36% since Brexit, study shows

Published: in BUSINESS by . Leave a Comment on Number of EU citizens seeking work in UK falls 36% since Brexit, study shows.

The number of EU citizens searching for work in Britain has fallen by more than a third since Brexit, according to a study that exposes the impact on UK employers as they struggle to recruit staff. Figures from the jobs website Indeed show searches by EU-based jobseekers for work in the UK were down by […]

India’s record foreign exchange pile may not be adequate: RBI paper

Published: in BUSINESS, , , , , by . Leave a Comment on India’s record foreign exchange pile may not be adequate: RBI paper.

India’s record more than $600 billion of foreign exchange reserves might not be good enough, as it falls short on some measures including import cover and liability outflows, according to a new research from the central bank. “While foreign exchange reserves provide cushions against unforeseen external shocks, levels are often […]

Speed, scale of vaccination to shape recovery: RBI

Published: in BUSINESS, , , , , by . Leave a Comment on Speed, scale of vaccination to shape recovery: RBI.

  The economy has the resilience and the fundamentals to bounce back from the Covid-19 pandemic and unshackle itself from pre-existing cyclical and structural hindrances, according to an article in the Reserve Bank of India’s latest monthly bulletin. The hindrances have caused the economy’s trajectory of output to deviate from potential into a negative output […]

Shakey’s to hold annual stockholders’ meeting on July 15 – BusinessWorld

Published: in BUSINESS by . Leave a Comment on Shakey’s to hold annual stockholders’ meeting on July 15 – BusinessWorld.

Notice of Annual Stockholders’ Meeting Notice is hereby given that the Annual Stockholders Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 8:30 in the morning. The agenda for the said meeting shall be as follows: Call to Order Secretary’s Proof of Due Notice of the Meeting and Determination of Quorum Approval of the […]

My legal side of tenancy headache

Published: in BUSINESS, , by . Leave a Comment on My legal side of tenancy headache.

Columnists My legal side of tenancy headache Wednesday June 16 2021 Headache. My lawyer never submitted a defence — he was too drunk. Apparently, you can’t appeal a case you never defended. FILE PHOTO | SHUTTERSTOCK I have had cause, of late, to reflect on the dependency we can have on professionals, and lawyers more […]