European shares slump as coronavirus fears worsen

(For a live blog on European stocks, type LIVE/ in an Eikon news window) Jan 27 (Reuters) – European shares dropped sharply in early trading on Monday as growing concerns over the potential economic damage from a fast-spreading coronavirus sapped demand for riskier assets. Death toll from the outbreak in China rose to 81 and the virus spread to more […]

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Sales manager unfairly dismissed after insisting on annual leave

Fair Work has found an employee was unfairly dismissed after becoming confrontational and argumentative when his request for annual leave was rejected. In a decision handed down this month, the Fair Work Commission found Stephen Quigley’s dismissal from national retailer Belfast Sinks, part of the OKAB group, was “unjust, unreasonable and harsh” and awarded him $5895 in compensation. The dispute […]

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Meat match: These delivery startups want to go global

Zeb Kazi had one key thing in mind when launching Halal Meats Online in 2012 — saving time. "It was, 'can someone else go and get meat for me so that I can carry on with my other activities?'" he says. Zeb Kazi, founder of Halal Meats Online.Credit:Paul Jeffers Back in 2012, the answer to that question was mostly 'no': […]

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Robert Perez: Combating distribution of counterfeit goods an 'important effort'

Trump administration announces crackdown on counterfeit goods The Trump administration announces new crackdown on counterfeit goods crossing our borders, migrants say they will ‘wait out’ Trump’s presidency in Mexico; Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner Robert Perez weighs in. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) push to crack down on the distribution of counterfeit goods under the […]

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Triumph, Bajaj to develop bikes for global market

Motorcycles in the range of 200 cc and 750 cc will be developed by this alliance and the first product will be priced below ₹2 lakh British company Triumph Motorcycles and Bajaj Auto Ltd. on Friday entered into a long-term, non-equity partnership to develop, manufacture a new range of mid capacity Triumph motorcycles in India and for selling globally. The […]

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Broadcast networks' impeachment viewership falls short of soap operas, study says

Sen. Hawley: Hysteria motivating this impeachment inquiry Missouri Senator Josh Hawley reacts to House Democrats’ arguments from impeachment trial. Perhaps the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump is not dramatic enough because ratings on the broadcast networks failed to exceed the average ratings of daytime soap operas, according to a new study. ABC, NBC and CBS dedicated its daytime programming this […]

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PG&E Probation Judge Threatens to Restrict Manager Bonuses

PG&E Corp. could be ordered by a federal judge to restrict bonuses and incentives for supervisors and other high-ranking employees until the company meets obligations under its wildfire-prevention plan. As PG&E struggles to prove it can operate safely after a series of devastating wildfires blamed on its equipment, U.S. District Judge William Alsup threatened in a filing Friday to tie […]

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European shares climb ahead of PMI readings

(For a live blog on European stocks, type LIVE/ in an Eikon news window) Jan 24 (Reuters) – European shares gained on Friday as the World Health Organization stopped short of calling the virus outbreak in China a global emergency, with focus turning to flash PMI readings from major economies in the region. After four consecutive sessions of declines, the […]

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