Coronavirus: Work from home ‘if you can’, Michael Gove says

People in England should work from home “if they can” to reduce social mixing and slow the spread of the virus, Michael Gove has said. And plans to have spectators at sports fixtures would “pause”, the Cabinet Office Minister told BBC Breakfast. It comes as pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality venues in England are told they Read more about Coronavirus: Work from home ‘if you can’, Michael Gove says[…]

Coronavirus: Asda cancels orders with suppliers

Asda is cancelling a quarter of orders with clothing suppliers despite seeing record food sales during the coronavirus pandemic. The supermarket chain has also told suppliers that it would only pay for part of such cancelled orders. A spokesperson for the supermarket said that Covid-19 had “had a significant impact” on the fashion industry. According Read more about Coronavirus: Asda cancels orders with suppliers[…]

Storm Sebastian set to drench UK with up to 50mm of rainfall

North east England and south east Scotland will bear brunt of storm   Up to 50mm of rainfall is expected to sweep parts of northeast England and southeast Scotland tonight as Storm Sebastian crosses over the UK. The Met Office has issued weather warnings for these areas to alert residents of likely flooding and possible disruptions to journey times. A Met Office forecaster told The Independent that Read more about Storm Sebastian set to drench UK with up to 50mm of rainfall[…]

One in four teachers in England work 60-hour week despite government clampdown, study finds

More radical action needed to fix workload problem among school staff, report says Attempts by successive governments to reduce teacher workload in England have failed, with one in four working more than 60 hours a week, a study says. Teachers in England work eight hours a week longer on average than peers in comparable OECD countries, according to research led by the University Read more about One in four teachers in England work 60-hour week despite government clampdown, study finds[…]

Uber’s ticketing partner secures $20m funding to grow international deals

Masabi, which brings SaaS ticketing and payments to public transport, has revealed a $20m growth funding round. The investment has been led by Smedvig Capital with MMC Ventures and other existing investors. The capital aims to accelerate Masabi’s global expansion of its mobility platform, Justride, and fast-track the company’s role in bringing digital transformation to Read more about Uber’s ticketing partner secures $20m funding to grow international deals[…]