Actors Guild launches health insurance scheme for members
The AGN signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a health services provider to address the practice of soliciting funds for medical.......
Tesla job listings sighted for Singapore aftersales; Malaysia-based owners to benefit from expansion?
The Tesla website has been found to have listed several aftersales job positions for Singapore, with vehicle service technician, vehicle readiness specialist, service advisor and service manager listings posted last week, and a parts advisor […]
IRDAI allows insurers to offer 'Corona Kavach' as group insurance product to help employees, frontline workers
IRDAI, in a circular, said, 'This standard group policy is expected to be useful to various private and public establishments for covering the COVID-19 related medical needs of their employees'
IRDAI approval must for stake increases in insurance companies to above 5%
Entities who acquire more than 5 percent shares in an insurance company without IRDAI approval will be liable to face penal action.
GH¢10m life insurance package for frontline workers – Finance Minister
Just as other sectors have enjoyed stimulus packages by way of cushioning them after the country was struck with coronavirus, health professionals are from today also going to heave a sigh of relief as an amount of money has been allocated to them.
Unprincipled for senior officials to exclude their perks from cost-cutting measures: Air India pilot unions
In another step to rationalise staff costs, the airline issued an internal order on July 14 asking its departmental heads and regional directors to identify employees, based on various factors like efficiency, health and redundancy, who will be sent on compulsory leave without pay (LWP) for up to five years. Moreover, the carrier said employees can voluntarily opt for the LWP scheme too.
India made all-time high requests to foreign agencies during 2018-19 for info on tax evasion, money laundering: Report
The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), the federal economic snoop agency under the Union finance ministry, sent 289 legal requests to its counterparts across the globe during 2018-19 as compared to 177 in 2017-18 and 138 in 2016-17.
Amazon plans to create 'thousands of job opportunities' in India
New fulfilment centres will be set up in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Patna and Kolkata
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India directs broadcasters to comply with new tariff order
Trai has sought details of all the channels and bouquets from the broadcasters by August 10th. These include name, nature, language, MRP of channels and bouquets per month. The regulator has also asked the broadcasters to amend their reference interconnect offer (RIO) in compliance with the provisions of NTO 2.0 and publish on their respective websites.
Vodafone, Airtel defend premium plans; say no impact on other network users
They said the subscribers of the plans constitute only a small portion of overall customer base
Irdai allows insurers to offer Arogya Sanjeevani as group insurance policy
Arogya Sanjeevani Policy, whether in individual or group form, will also cover treatment of Covid-19 disease
Working from home will require a rethink of noise restrictions
Demands and expectations for peace and quiet in residential areas during the day will increase.
Working from home will require a rethink of noise restrictions
Demands and expectations for peace and quiet in residential areas during the day will increase.
Even with financial help, Toronto might need to sell off assets, reduce staff and slash programs: report
Facing a nearly $3 billion anticipated shortfall in its operating budget over this year and next brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new staff report says the city may need to sell off assets and reduce staff, even while leaning on Ottawa and Queen’s Park for years to come.
Transport for London says it will need £6.4bn in funding support
Capital’s network hit by sharp drop in passenger revenues during lockdown
Newfoundland and Labrador projects deficit to soar to $2.1-billion
Finance Minister Tom Osborne says the deficit is the result of a significant drop in world oil prices and costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic
Louth TD: July Stimulus package 'lacks ambition and fails to put real money in people’s pockets'
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Start-ups need to hack costs to cope with pandemic: MakeMyTrip's Deep Kalra
Says capital has become scarce and only a few businesses in areas such as health and remote learning are getting capital, but they are just 1-2% of the ecosystem
Government to start selling bonds to BI under private placement next week
The "burden-sharing scheme" will see BI buying Rp 397.5 trillion in government bonds at a maximum coupon rate to correspond with BI’s benchmark interest rate of 4.25 percent.
Op-ed: How to make your business public health ready in a coronavirus world
The ongoing pandemic has laid bare to the business community that a healthy enterprise depends on having healthy workers and healthy customers.
Railway recruiting for junior technical associate, salary up to Rs 30,000
Railway Recruitment 2020: Interested need to apply at rrc-wr.com on or before August 22. A total of 41 vacancies on offer
Vancouver issues close to 300 patio permits to help businesses cope with COVID-19
The City of Vancouver has issued 290 temporary patio permits to help restaurants through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meghalaya sets target of December 2022 for all household water tap connections
TURA: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today said that the State government has set its target to complete household tap connections across all rural areas of the State by December 2022 under the Jal Jeevan Mission.Jal Jeevan Mission is a pr
Working from home will require a rethink of noise restrictions
Demands and expectations for peace and quiet in residential areas during the day will increase.
Civic bodies in MMR try to poach medical staff by offering higher salaries
BMC officials said several doctors and nurses are considering shifting to TMC and NMMC for higher pay. Alarmed that it could lose doctors, the civic body is now contemplating an increase in the salary of doctors.
Government to spend €200 million on re-education and job incentives
Employers will be given incentives to hire apprentices and young, unemployed workers.
Net profit of non-govt non-finance firms moderates to 2.6% in 2018-19: RBI study
The RBI study added that asset finance companies, as well as share trading and investment holding companies, made good profits whereas loan finance companies continued to report losses due to write-off of bad debt.
500,000 youth to benefit annually from N75bn investment fund, says FG
An estimated 500,000 youth will benefit from the N75 billion funding approved by the federal government under the Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF).
400,000 Singaporeans to receive first payout of Workfare Special Payment from Jul 28
SINGAPORE: A total of 400,000 lower-income Singaporeans will receive their first Workfare Special Payment payout from Jul 28, the Ministry of ...
British Airways owner to raise up to 2.5 billion euros with share issue: sources
British Airways owner IAG  is set to issue shares at the end of the summer in a bid to raise up to 2.5 billion euros (US$2.88 billion) to keep the ...
Govt must borrow for infra and spend to revive the economy
Without a near-term spending of Rs 4-5 lakh crore, it is going to be difficult to even reboot the economy
Can William afford to work less without falling short of his retirement savings goal?
In reassessing his values, this business owner wonders if he can cut his income in half and still reach his retirement goal
Nigerian workers reject new levy on rents, leases | Premium Times Nigeria
This policy means tenants and property buyers will now have to pay more.
What infrastructure? Help us pay employee salaries, pension first: Railway Ministry
It has indicated that owing to a financial crunch, all its infrastructure projects will be affected
Chinese electric vehicle maker Li Auto aims to raise up to $950 million in growth push
Chinese electric vehicle maker Li Auto aims to raise up to $950 million in growth push
Nigerian workers reject new levy on rents, leases | Premium Times Nigeria
This policy means tenants and property buyers will now have to pay more.
Three ways in which private train operations will benefit Indian Railways
These three issues would also be key concerns for bidders, whose interest after the shortlisting stage will depend on how much assurance Indian Railways is able to provide on these
Medview board agrees to sell two aircraft to pay off debt
It said the sale would help it liquidate part of its indebtedness and inject part of the funds into its operations
'Disgusting': Million-dollar manufacturing grants go to multinationals
Multinational corporations edged out local small and medium-size businesses from manufacturing grants for "basically identical projects".
Panchayat funds to be audited online to bring in transparency and accountability of funds utilisation
Ministry of Panchayati Raj has decided to carry out an online audit of 20 per cent of the estimated 2.5 lakh gram panchayats (GPs) across the country
India’s new fisheries policy will increase private control over open access water bodies
It will be a huge blow to small-time fishers’ livelihoods and traditional knowledge.
India extends $ 400 mn currency swap facility to Colombo to address economic slowdown
"These positive developments illustrate active implementation of the leadership-level commitment to work together for addressing the challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, and further the mutually beneficial India-Sri Lanka partnership, including in the economic domain," according to the statement.
U.S. Apple store workers to get paid time off to vote in November
Apple store retail workers in the U.S., and paid hourly workers across the company will get up to four hours paid time off to vote on Election Day, November 3.
Op-ed: More companies will offer remote work at price of staff position. Take the deal
Faced with bleak balance sheets, businesses will be forced to cut labor costs. With many demonstrating they can function as usual with a remote workforce, they could strike a deal with their full-timers: Allow them the lifestyle of working from home in return for becoming a contract worker.
Banks need to raise and conserve capital in COVID time: Former RBI Deputy Governor NS Vishwanathan
He said that raising resources at the moment is essential as it might not be available or become exorbitant when actually needed.
Hollard to pay relief to clients hit by lockdown
Insurer to pay clients covered for contagious diseases under the terms of their business-interruption policies.
'Disgusting': Million-dollar manufacturing grants go to multinationals
Multinational corporations edged out local small and medium-size businesses from manufacturing grants for "basically identical projects".
'Disgusting': Million-dollar manufacturing grants go to multinationals
Multinational corporations edged out local small and medium-size businesses from manufacturing grants for "basically identical projects".
Indian Bank slashes interest rate on gold loans for farmers to 7%
Earlier, interest rate on the product was 7.5 per cent. The reduction has been done considering the present pandemic situation and also to provide easy credit to the needy farmers at a cheaper cost
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