Over a third of people working in the booming gig economy who are above the age of 55 say that they are drawn to temporary jobs to ease the transition into retirement, a new study has shown. Insurance company Zurich UK surveyed 4,200 people on workplace culture, of which over 600 were part of the gig
Jamie Oliver’s Italian restaurant chain and Wetherspoon pubs were among Russell Hume’s customers. More than 260 workers have lost their jobs at meat supplier Russell Hume, which has collapsed into administration just weeks after production was suspended following a food standards scare. Administrators
Australia said on Monday it would be open to the idea of Britain joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership regional trade group after it leaves the European Union. "We would of course welcome interest from an economy the size of Britain's," she said in response to a question about Britain
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KFC has had to shut hundreds of UK restaurants across the country after "teething problems" with a new delivery contractor meant it ran out of chicken. The fast food chain said it was "working flat out" to reopen stores after there were issues with deliveries over the weekend. Its
Oil pricing agency S&P Global Platts said production from the Johan Sverdrup oilfield would be suitable for its North Sea basket, making it potentially a sixth crude underpinning the Brent benchmark that prices most of the world's oil. Statoil's Johan Sverdrup is an offshore oilfield due to
Oil pricing agency S&P Global (Frankfurt: 851710 - news) Platts said production from the Johan Sverdrup oilfield would be suitable for its North Sea basket, making it potentially a sixth crude underpinning the Brent benchmark that prices most of the world's oil. Statoil (LSE: 0M2Z.L - news) &
Feb.19 -- Hong Kong-based commodity trader Noble Group warned that it will report a vast fourth-quarter loss, bringing annual losses to almost $5 billion. Bloomberg's Will Kennedy reports on "Bloomberg Markets."
Nike and Under Armour are releasing next-generation, foam-soled running shoes mere weeks apart in February. Adidas released its own foam-soled running shoes platform, Boost, five years ago. Boost has fueled a monster period of growth in North America for Adidas, and it would be smart for the two other
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would act in the national interest when asked for her reaction to a hostile takeover bid of aero-engineer GKN by Melrose (LSE: 136541.L - news) . Melrose Industries (Frankfurt: 27MA.F - news) has offered 7.4 billion pounds ($10.3 billion) to buy GKN (Frankfurt
Latvia's third-biggest bank sought emergency financial support on Monday after U.S. officials accused it of helping breach North Korean sanctions, hours after the central bank governor was arrested over separate bribery allegations. ABLV Bank was ordered by the European Central Bank to stop all
Philadelphia 76ers guard J.J. Redick apologized after a video in which he appeared to use a an Asian slur. Philadelphia 76ers guard J.J. Redick landed in hot water after a video was shared in social media in which it sounded like he used an Asian slur.
Microsoft began introducing ARM-powered Windows devices this past holiday season, and now we have more information on the limitations of these devices.
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Switzerland has not seen any major inward or outward movement of funds from Saudi Arabia, the chairman of the Swiss Bankers Association said on Monday when asked about an increase in flows following Riyadh's anti-corruption campaign.
German engineering group Siemens on Monday announced plans to float its medical imaging and diagnostics business Healthineers on the Frankfurt stock exchange, putting it on track for a listing in late March. Siemens said the initial public offering (IPO) was due some time in first half of 2018, but
Lloyds investors are expecting a share buy-back and a three-year plan centred on digital investment and growing its insurance and wealth businesses when the British bank reports on Wednesday. Analysts and investors expect Antonio Horta Osorio, the chief executive credited with turning Lloyds around
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government air strikes and artillery killed 71 people in the eastern Ghouta pocket near Damascus over the past 24 hours, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Monday.
One of Britain's most prolific paedophiles, who blackmailed a string of vulnerable victims including a girl who was ordered to eat dog food, has been jailed for 32 years.Cambridge graduate Dr Matthew Falder has admitted 137 offences, including blackmail, voyeurism and encouraging the rape of a child
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday he was worried about the possibility of a direct confrontation between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah movement. Guterres said the latest signals from Israel and the Iranian-backed Hezbollah showed the will to not let this happen but
Italy's public debt as a proportion of gross domestic product (GDP) fell by around half of a percentage point last year, broadly in line with the government's target, the central bank said on Monday. Fabio Panetta, a member of the Bank of Italy's executive board, made the estimate in a speech
An Egyptian company will buy $15 billion of Israeli natural gas in two 10-year agreements announced on Monday, marking a major export deal that Israel hopes will strengthen diplomatic ties. The partners in Israel's Tamar and Leviathan offshore gas fields said they have signed with private Egyptian
Russia's Magnit said on Monday that the size of any share buyback could be up to $200 million, the Interfax news agency cited the company's new CEO, Khachatur Pombukhchan, as saying. The firm said on Friday ...