Hand back furlough billions, firms urged as Redrow refunds taxpayer

Hand back furlough billions, firms are urged as builder Redrow becomes the latest to pledge to return the money By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 22:26 BST, 30 June 2020 | Updated: 22:26 BST, 30 June 2020 Big companies are facing pressure to hand back taxpayer cash used to furlough their staff after … Read more Hand back furlough billions, firms urged as Redrow refunds taxpayer

Boris Johnson urged to send the country back to the office to save the economy

Boris Johnson today insisted that people should continue to work from home ‘if possible’ despite growing calls for him to get millions more Britons back into the office to prevent thousands of businesses that rely on them going to the wall.   Tory MP Steve Baker told MailOnline that the challenge faced by many businesses on high … Read more Boris Johnson urged to send the country back to the office to save the economy

Boris Johnson urged to send the country back to the office to save the economy

Boris Johnson today insisted that people should still work from home ‘if possible’ despite growing calls for him to get millions more Britons back into the office to prevent thousands of businesses that rely on them going to the wall.   Tory MP Steve Baker told MailOnline that the challenge faced by many businesses on high streets … Read more Boris Johnson urged to send the country back to the office to save the economy

Teachers are urged to give up part of summer holiday to deal with ‘national emergency’

Unions have angrily dismissed calls for teachers to give up part of their summer holidays amid desperate efforts to get schools up and running and shore up the prospects of millions of children. The proposals are being pushed by former education secretaries from across parties, amid mounting alarm at the damage being done by the … Read more Teachers are urged to give up part of summer holiday to deal with ‘national emergency’

Teachers are urged to give up part of summer holiday to deal with ‘national emergency’

Teachers are being urged to give up part of their summer holiday to deal with the ‘national emergency’ after Gavin Williamson bungled the reopening of schools. The education secretary will be ousted in a cabinet reshuffle expected in the autumn, according to The Sunday Times.   Boris Johnson’s top team are ‘livid’ at Mr Williamson for … Read more Teachers are urged to give up part of summer holiday to deal with ‘national emergency’

Health insurers urged to cut premiums for five million Britons who pay for care

Health insurers urged to cut premiums for five million Britons who pay for care after almost all 8,000 private hospital beds were seconded to the NHS during pandemic Former Pensions Minister Baroness Altmann called on insurers to cut premiums  Five million Britons pay a monthly average of £120 to access swift private care Almost all … Read more Health insurers urged to cut premiums for five million Britons who pay for care

Take a shorter shower! Despite a week of torrential downpours, families are urged to save water 

Britons are being urged to take shorter showers and avoid pre-rinsing before loading the dishwasher after fears water demand could soon outstrip supply. Despite the country’s reputation for being rainy and wet, a new report backed by the government’s Environment Agency calls for urgent water-saving action. The UK could face water shortages by the middle … Read more Take a shorter shower! Despite a week of torrential downpours, families are urged to save water 

Take a shorter shower! Despite a week of torrential downpours, families are urged to save water 

Britons are being urged to take shorter showers and avoid pre-rinsing before loading the dishwasher after fears water demand could soon outstrip supply. Despite the country’s reputation for being rainy and wet, a new report backed by the government’s Environment Agency calls for urgent water-saving action. The UK could face water shortages by the middle … Read more Take a shorter shower! Despite a week of torrential downpours, families are urged to save water 

Households urged to lock into cheap energy deals before prices rebound

Households urged to lock into cheap energy deals before prices rebound as lockdown ends By Miles Dilworth For The Daily Mail Published: 22:00 BST, 16 June 2020 | Updated: 22:00 BST, 16 June 2020 Households are being urged to lock into cheap energy deals before prices rebound as the UK exits lockdown. Prices are at … Read more Households urged to lock into cheap energy deals before prices rebound

New York’s top cop says he doesn’t believe NYPD is racist and urged protesters respect the community

New York City’s most senior uniformed officer has said he does not believe racism taints the view of the NYPD, as he called for a halt to the throwing of projectiles at police and condemned the wave of looting. Terence Monahan, who knelt with protesters in Washington Square Park on Monday night, said it was … Read more New York’s top cop says he doesn’t believe NYPD is racist and urged protesters respect the community