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Inhaler firm Vectura removed from conference over Philip Morris takeover

Inhaler firm Vectura removed from conference over Philip Morris takeover

Philip Morris International Inhaler firm Vectura removed from conference over Philip Morris takeover Academics object to UK company’s sponsorship of pharmaceutical event after tobacco giant seals £1.1bn deal Julia Kollewe and Rob Davies Thu 16 Sep 2021 14.00 EDT First published on Thu 16 Sep 2021 02.32 EDT Asthma inhaler maker Vectura has been excluded […]

Amazon offers $3,000 sign-on bonuses to US delivery and warehouse workers

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Amazon Amazon offers $3,000 sign-on bonuses to US delivery and warehouse workers Online retailer will also raise its average starting wage to $18 an hour to help recruit 125,000 people Sarah Butler @whatbutlersaw Tue 14 Sep 2021 12.06 EDT Last modified on Tue 14 Sep 2021 12.45 EDT Amazon is offering sign-on bonuses of up […]

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Climate impact of a transatlantic flight could cost global economy $3,000

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Airline emissions Climate impact of a transatlantic flight could cost global economy $3,000 Economic cost of climate crisis has cut 37% from global GDP this century, say researchers PA Media Mon 6 Sep 2021 11.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 6 Sep 2021 13.21 EDT A return flight from the UK to New York could […]

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Worker shortage will lead to UK food price rises, industry warns

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Food & drink industry Worker shortage will lead to UK food price rises, industry warns Wholesale firms have been trying to mitigate rising costs ‘but will not be able to continue absorbing them’ Joanna Partridge Fri 3 Sep 2021 04.41 EDT Last modified on Fri 3 Sep 2021 05.02 EDT The UK’s wholesale food industry […]

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Amazon to recruit 55,000 staff globally in tech and office roles

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Technology sector Amazon to recruit 55,000 staff globally in tech and office roles Retailer says it will add 40,000 jobs in the US and 2,500 in the UK to support plans for rapid growth Richard Partington Economics correspondent @RJPartington Wed 1 Sep 2021 15.28 EDT Last modified on Thu 2 Sep 2021 02.27 EDT Amazon […]

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Nike gives head office staff a week off for mental health break

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Nike Nike gives head office staff a week off for mental health break Sportswear and sneaker brand joins dating app Bumble in offering extra time off in Covid pandemic Kalyeena Makortoff @kalyeena Tue 31 Aug 2021 03.21 EDT Last modified on Tue 31 Aug 2021 03.46 EDT Nike has given its head office employees in […]

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Apple delays return to corporate offices until 2022 as Covid cases rise

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Apple Apple delays return to corporate offices until 2022 as Covid cases rise The iPhone maker had previously told its global workforce to plan for a phased return from October Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Mark Sweney @marksweney Fri 20 Aug 2021 06.50 EDT First published on Fri 20 Aug 2021 […]

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The IMF is right: global economic recovery from Covid could go wrong

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) The IMF is right: global economic recovery from Covid could go wrong Larry Elliott Better-off countries should be concerned by the north-south divide caused by the pandemic Failure to help poor countries ‘could cost global economy $4.5tn’ Tue 27 Jul 2021 09.19 EDT Last modified on Tue 27 Jul 2021 10.20 […]

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Ad men sacked to improve gender pay gap win sex discrimination claim

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AdvertisingAd men sacked to improve gender pay gap win sex discrimination claimLondon tribunal rules men axed after director vowed to ‘obliterate’ J Walter Thompson’s reputation of ‘being full of white men’ Rupert Neate@

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