UN accuses richest nations of ‘imprudent gamble’ in inflation fight
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Tape measures at the ready: do you have enough elbow room at work?
New UK guidelines suggest office staff each need 12 sq metres of space – but Britons are among the most cramped workers in EuropeName: Elbow room.Age: As old as elbows. Continue reading…
Not a Single State Has Improved Students’ Math or Reading Scores Since 2019
“If left unaddressed, this could alter the trajectories and life opportunities of a whole cohort of young people,” said National Center for Education Statistics official Daniel McGrath.
Austerity could be more difficult this time round, says Lord King
Former Bank of England governor says politicians must be clear that taxes and mortgage rates will riseAverage earners, rather than the wealthy, will be required to pay significantly higher taxes to finance higher public spending in the UK, the former governor…
Frasers Group becomes fourth-largest stakeholder in Asos
Mike Ashley has built up stake of more than 5% in online fashion retailerThe billionaire retail tycoon Mike Ashley has built up a stake of more than 5% in the online fashion retailer Asos.Ashley’s fashion and sportswear retailer Frasers Group informed Asos on…
Child asylum seekers staying in hotels with adults not checked by DBS, report says
Home Office criticised after inspectors discover workers without criminal record checks had access to master keysUnaccompanied children seeking asylum have been living in hotels alongside adults whose backgrounds have not been checked, a damning report has re…
Iranian climber who competed without a hijab met by jubilant crowds in Tehran
Concerns were raised for Elnaz Rekabi when she went missing after competing in Seoul; the climber says she did not intend to compete without a headscarfIranian competitive climber Elnaz Rekabi received a jubilant welcome on her return to Tehran early Wednesda…