Category Archives: Loan interest rates

Watchdog promises swift crackdown on dishonest businesses charging holidaymakers huge sums for Covid swabs

End of the travel testing scam? Watchdog promises swift crackdown on dishonest businesses charging holidaymakers huge sums for Covid swabs The Competition and Markets Authority said it was working on imminent “interim” measures to ensure families can get a well-deserved break abroad The body said it would “not hesitate to take enforcement action” against test […]

Ministers accused of abandoning plans to allow families to take rapid and free Covid tests with them

Ministers accused of dropping plans to lower the price of overseas vacations by allowing families to bring free Covid-19 rapid tests with them A scheme for Britons to take a lateral flow test was considered earlier this year But sources said the money to pay them was due to run out this month And insiders […]

Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson sues Disney (DIS)

The Walt Disney Company (SAY) last version Black Widow is becoming a source of controversy. The film, which recorded the best opening weekend of the year in Hollywood for crashing into one of lowest box office receipts for a Marvel movie, made headlines after movie theater owners criticized Disney’s business strategy. It’s in the news […]

Instagram influencer Hushpuppi pleads guilty to money laundering

Self-proclaimed “billionaire Gucci Master” Ramon “Hushpuppi” Abbas is now waiting to be … [+] sentenced after admitting money laundering charges. Universal Images Group via Getty Images The lavish life of fast cars, designer clothes and private jets has come to an end for Nigerian Instagram influencer Ramon “Hushpuppi” Abbas, 37, after pleading guilty in California […]

Illinois, OxFam ask shareholders to reject Johnson & Johnson CEO’s $ 30 million salary

The fight for the $ 30 million salary of Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky is escalating. The state of Illinois, the charity OxFam, and several church organizations have filed letters with the Securities and Exchange Commission opposing his compensation. The letters urge shareholders to vote no on a “say on pay” proposal that will […]

European fintech startups with overseas ambitions fill war coffers at record clip

Helsinki-based Holvi left the UK market in October, citing the pandemic and a volatile post-Brexit landscape. (Courtesy of Holvi) Earlier this month, a British fintech startup Curve launched a crowdfunding round to build on the £ 72.5million (roughly $ 102million) Series C it closed in January, to fund its expansion into Europe and the United […]

Suspects finally indicted for the August fire at Saint-Joseph church

Well, it might have taken a little while, but better late than never. Justice triumphs once again for the Pittsfield Police Department! As many of you may recall, in early August a fire which was later determined to be intentionally started burned the south side door of St. Joseph’s Church on North Street. in Pittsfield. […]

It was almost impossible for my children to see me in prison. Then COVID-19 struck.

As businesses began to reopen, we have been subjected to more and more torturers from business owners, especially restaurants and similar service-based workplaces, who insist that ‘they are facing a labor shortage. The argument, some argue, is that unemployment benefits are too generous and discourage work, leaving employers unable to hire workers. Fortunately, these stories […]