Post-furlough job losses worse among young and ethnic minorities

Resolution Foundation’s latest survey of 6, 000 adults found 19 per cent of 18-24-year-olds who were furloughed during lockdown were unemployed in September. For Black, Asian, and other minority ethnic workers the figure was 22 per cent compared to 9 per cent for the general population. The Treasury said its wage support schemes had helped…

Ritz London targeted by scammers

Ritz Hotel in London have been targeted by scammers posing as hotel staff to steal payment card details. The scammers were extremely convincing when they phoned  with accurate details of their restaurant bookings, asking  them to confirm card details . Thye then tried to spend thousands of pounds at the catalogue retailer Argos. According to Ritz,…

The UK is officially into recession

The UK economy suffered its worst and biggest slump on record between April and June due to coronavirus lockdown measures, shrinking as much as 20.4 per cent compared with the first three months of the year. The UK is officially into recession. Household spending plunged as shops were ordered to close, while factory and construction…

£10 off scheme starts today if you eat out

Diners  get 50 % discount as “eat out help out” kicks in today The offer of Diners getting 50 per cent off as “eat out to help out” scheme begins today morning and is valid at more than 72, 000 eateries on Mondays to Wednesdays throughout August 2020. The discount capped at £10 per person…

Assa Abloy self-sanitizing door handle copper tapes

After the Covid-19 Pandemic lockdown, the reopening of the hotel’s sanitization plays a pivotal role in protecting the health of its guests and residents. A self-sanitizing copper tape wrapped around door handles and knobs serves that purpose. The largest global supplier of intelligent lock and global leader in security door opening solutions, Assa Abloy’s self-sanitizing…

Vietnam opens the world’s first 24-carat gold plated hotel

In Hanoi, Vietnam,  a hotel owned by Hoa Binh Group and managed by US-based Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Inc, has opened  The Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake Hotel, after pandemic with facilities including a 24-carat gold tiled infinity pool on the rooftop, while inside guest rooms, bathrooms are laced with yellow metal with price from only…

Rishi Sunak extends the furlough scheme until October

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the UK furlough scheme to pay wages of workers on leave because of coronavirus has been extended to October. He further said the government-backed workers and companies going into the lockdown, and would support them coming out and confirmed that employees will continue to receive 80 per cent of their monthly…