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Exxon axed retirement and education benefits for US workers to cut costs amid the oil market meltdown, leaked documents reveal

Exxon axed retirement and education benefits for US workers to cut costs amid the oil market meltdown, leaked documents reveal

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Challenged by the oil-price downturn, Exxon is taking a number of steps to cut costs. The oil giant is suspending several benefits for US workers, including its matching...
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WH Smith To Cut 'Up To 1,500 Jobs' After Sales Hit By Coronavirus Pandemic

12 hours ago   |   Huffington Post   |   5 articles

High street chain WH Smith could slash as many as 1,500 jobs in a bid to tackle the financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic. The company said it would be reviewing roles...
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MARKET REPORT: Travel firms take off as Britons book trips to the Med

MARKET REPORT: Travel firms take off as Britons book trips to the Med

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Travel shares took off after a buoyant update from budget airline easyJet. Demand for last-minute summer holidays has been so much better than expected that the company...
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Adapting our approach to sales with IQ, EQ and TQ

Adapting our approach to sales with IQ, EQ and TQ

1 day ago   |   Raconteur

The coronavirus lockdown has changed everything about sales. We will feel its effects for years to come. From the way salespeople travel to work, to the way we build and...
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Here's exactly how much boutique banks like Evercore and Moelis are saving on travel and entertainment while globe-trotting dealmakers are grounded

Here's exactly how much boutique banks like Evercore and Moelis are saving on travel and entertainment while globe-trotting dealmakers are grounded

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Boutique banks' travel expenses dropped dramatically in the second quarter, reflecting the move to Zoom during the pandemic. One regulatory body clarified last week that...
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Best Roku streamer 2020: Express vs Premiere vs Stick vs Ultra - all the options explained

Best Roku streamer 2020: Express vs Premiere vs Stick vs Ultra - all the options explained

1 day ago   |   Pocket-lint

There are plenty of media streamers around but few offer as extensive range of apps and channels as Roku. The company has been manufacturing online streaming boxes for several...
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Virgin Galactic and Rolls Royce unveil supersonic jet that can fly to New York in 90 minut

Virgin Galactic and Rolls Royce unveil supersonic jet that can fly to New York in 90 minut

1 day ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

Virgin Galactic's new plane will fly at Mach 3 at 60,000 feet in the air Virgin Galactic has announced it is working with engine-maker Rolls-Royce to develop an aircraft that...
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Hays Travel cutting up to 878 jobs out of workforce of 4,500

Hays Travel cutting up to 878 jobs out of workforce of 4,500

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The travel company said it has 'made every possible effort' to avoid job losses 'during these extraordinary and distressing times'. Owners John and Irene Hays said: 'We are...
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Hays Travel to cut 878 jobs after travel to Spain banned

2 days ago   |   Metro   |   5 articles

Hays Travel will cut up to 878 jobs out of a workforce of 4,500 people, the company announced today. Owners John and Irene Hays said they were ‘devastated' to be losing some of...
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Virgin Galactic just revealed a new supersonic passenger jet it planned with Rolls Royce, which used to make Concorde jet engines

Virgin Galactic just revealed a new supersonic passenger jet it planned with Rolls Royce, which used to make Concorde jet engines

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Virgin Galactic, the space tourism company founded by Richard Branson, wants to pursue high-speed passenger travel as well. On Monday, Virgin Galactic revealed the preliminary...
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Brits cancel their holidays to Cyprus due to 'nightmare' entry requirements

Brits cancel their holidays to Cyprus due to 'nightmare' entry requirements

Holidaymakers set to travel to Cyrpus this summer have cancelled their holidays due to the expensive coronavirus tests required for people entering from the UK Read more ...

Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic is the second Virgin airline to declare...

Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic is the second Virgin airline to declare bankruptcy as pandemic rips apart the industry

Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic airline filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy in New York on Tuesday. The airline, which only flies long-haul international routes, suspended... Read more ...

Premium masks for premium flyers: Etihad Airways will give first and...

Premium masks for premium flyers: Etihad Airways will give first and business class passengers reusable, antimicrobial face coverings

Etihad Airways will give its first and business class passengers reusable "snood-style" face masks on all flights. The antimicrobial masks are not available in coach, but... Read more ...

I'm A Celebrity bosses face travel headache as Australia tightens border rules

I'm A Celebrity bosses face travel headache as Australia tightens border rules

Bosses at ITV will face a major faff in getting the famous faces to the jungle for this year's I'm A Celebrity after Australia introduced new measures to help halt the spread... Read more ...

Not only were low-wage jobs hurt most by the pandemic, they're least likely...

Not only were low-wage jobs hurt most by the pandemic, they're least likely to come back

Low-wage workers may continue to face steep unemployment after the pandemic ends, according to a new report from the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future . The study... Read more ...

Exxon axed retirement and education benefits for US workers to cut costs...

Exxon axed retirement and education benefits for US workers to cut costs amid the oil market meltdown, leaked documents reveal

Challenged by the oil-price downturn, Exxon is taking a number of steps to cut costs. The oil giant is suspending several benefits for US workers, including its matching... Read more ...

Pavlyuchenkova joins Nadal and Bart in pulling out of the US Open due to...

Pavlyuchenkova joins Nadal and Bart in pulling out of the US Open due to coronavirus concerns

Pavlyuchenkova said that she will not travel to New York to take part in the US Open later this month as organisers could not guarantee her health and safety amid the COVID-19... Read more ...

Real Housewives of Melbourne's Chyka Keebaugh shares tips to get through...

Real Housewives of Melbourne's Chyka Keebaugh shares tips to get through COVID-19 'no travel' blues

Former Real Housewives of Melbourne star Chyka Keebaugh has shared her tips on how to get through the 'no travel' COVID-19 blues - and it's all about being creative Read more ...

Demi Rose sets pulses soaring as she slips into a black lace bra and shorts...

Demi Rose sets pulses soaring as she slips into a black lace bra and shorts for gym session

The model, 25, didn't let her travel plans hinder her fitness schedule, as she took to Instagram to share a snap from her workout on Wednesday. Read more ...

There's one rule that the Queen must follow when she steps off a plane

There's one rule that the Queen must follow when she steps off a plane

Credit: AFP / Stringer / Getty There are a number of rules that royals have to follow, from the special royal wave to dinner table etiquette to the titles they receive from the... Read more ...