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Volatile Pound causes hedging headache for virus-stricken firms

1 hour ago   |   Energy Voice

The pound's wild fluctuations are causing more distress for businesses already struggling under an unprecedented lockdown of the U.K. economy. Sterling slid this month to lows...
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Trio of oil and gas players unite to launch new ‘Coretrax'

2 hours ago   |   Energy Voice   |   2 articles

Three oil and gas technology firms have joined forces to offer the global oil and gas industry an integrated approach to well maintenance. Churchill Drilling Tools and US based...
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Layoffs, furloughing & redundancies: Advice for energy employers facing tough workforce decisions

2 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

With offshore companies in the North Sea already reporting substantial cutbacks in staffing, employers should carefully consider all of their options for contractual and...
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Cortez Subsea boosts team in Cairo

2 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

Cortez Subsea has strengthened its pipeline engineering capabilities with the formation of a new team in Cairo. Six staff members have joined the company to deliver work...
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New Aberdeen firm to take fear out of legal costs for smaller oil firms

2 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

A trio of experienced oil and gas lawyers have vowed to take the sting out of legal fees with their lean and nimble energy-focused practice in Aberdeen. Lex Energy's...
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Dragons' Den's Deborah Meaden brands IV drip vitamin service ‘everything wrong with the world'

Dragons' Den's Deborah Meaden brands IV drip vitamin service ‘everything wrong with the world'

10 hours ago   |   Metro

Dripboost is an IV vitamin drip company Dragons' Den hopefuls planned to impress the dragons with their niche IV vitamin drip company, but was told it's ‘everything wrong with...
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Jefferies Group CFO has died from coronavirus complications, becoming the first high-profile financial leader to fall victim to the pandemic

Jefferies Group CFO has died from coronavirus complications, becoming the first high-profile financial leader to fall victim to the pandemic

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Peregrine "Peg" Broadbent, the chief financial officer of Jefferies Group LLC, has died from coronavirus complications. The financial-services company said in a statement that...
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New Zealand central bank gives more liquidity to companies - Reuters News

11 hours ago   |   FXCM

Reuters reports that "the Reserve Bank of New Zealand said on Monday that it was deploying more tools to provide additional liquidity to the corporate sector and support market...
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The Trump administration sent California 170 ventilators to help in coronavirus battle - but none of them worked

The Trump administration sent California 170 ventilators to help in coronavirus battle - but none of them worked

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

California received 170 ventilators from the federal stockpile to help battle the coronavirus outbreak in the state. However, California Governor Gavin Newsom said all of the...
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Whole Foods doesn't give employees paid maternity leave, and some corporate staffers say it's having an alarming effect

Whole Foods doesn't give employees paid maternity leave, and some corporate staffers say it's having an alarming effect

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon-owned Whole Foods offers no paid parental leave to employees. In interviews with Business Insider, nine current and former corporate Whole Foods employees described the...
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Governors warn that state healthcare supplies and hospitals could be...

Governors warn that state healthcare supplies and hospitals could be overwhelmed as soon as early April

Two governors spoke out about surges of new cases that will quickly overwhelm healthcare systems within the next few weeks. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said the state was... Read more ...

New York Gov. Cuomo extends order advising residents to stay at home for at...

New York Gov. Cuomo extends order advising residents to stay at home for at least another two weeks

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday afternoon he was extending the state's PAUSE order for another two weeks. The policy, now in place until at least April 15, will be... Read more ...

US will have 'millions of cases' and over 100,000 coronavirus-related...

US will have 'millions of cases' and over 100,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Fauci says

Dr. Anthony Fauci , the nation's leading infectious-disease expert, said that the US will see "millions of cases" of COVID-19 and more than 100,000 deaths. Fauci, appearing on... Read more ...

Hull Trains suspends all services to ‘protect business' amid coronavirus...

Hull Trains suspends all services to ‘protect business' amid coronavirus pandemic

Hull Trains will temporarily suspend its services from Monday, March 30, the operator has announced. This is to safeguard the future of the business due to ‘unprecedented... Read more ...

Zinedine Zidane informs Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Real Madrid's summer...

Zinedine Zidane informs Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Real Madrid's summer transfer plans

Aubameyang is on Zidane's radar Zinedine Zidane has told Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang that he is a transfer target for Real Madrid this summer, but the Gabon... Read more ...

Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be...

Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be allowed to cross the Panama Canal

The MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise ship with two confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard, will be permitted to transit the Panama Canal, according to a statement put out by... Read more ...

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The United States' death toll for the novel coronavirus has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just two days. As of Saturday evening, there were 122,666 coronavirus cases across the... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Workers Unable To Use Annual Leave Can Carry It Over For Two Years

Coronavirus: Workers Unable To Use Annual Leave Can Carry It Over For Two Years

Updated: See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. Workers who are unable to use all their annual leave as a result of the coronavirus pandemic will be able to roll... Read more ...

Wuhan market shrimp seller may be coronavirus ‘patient zero'

Wuhan market shrimp seller may be coronavirus ‘patient zero'

The Huanan Seafood Market has since been closed by the Chinese authorities A shrimp seller at the Chinese wet market believed to be the centre of the coronavirus pandemic may... Read more ...

Reliable source claims Chelsea starlet is finally close to signing new deal

Reliable source claims Chelsea starlet is finally close to signing new deal

The one thing that is managing to continue during these times is business such as new non-complicated contract extensions, with everything managing to be done over video... Read more ...