Employers will get £1,000 bonus for taking back furloughed staff

Employers will get £1,000 bonus for taking back furloughed staff

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new scheme that could cost up to £9 billion to encourage employers to bring back the workers they furloughed. Mr Sunak said that the furlough scheme cannot go on indefinitely and will be wrapped up in October, but promised…

Queen’s top housekeeper quits as staff refuse to form Christmas bubble

Queen’s top housekeeper quits as staff refuse to form Christmas bubble

The Queen’s head housekeeper at Sandringham has resigned her post after staff refused to form a month-long bubble to allow the royal family to spend Christmas there. Patricia Earl is said to be “ashamed” of the staff revolt and has resigned. It has been reported…

Keir Starmer self-isolating after staff member tests positive for Covid

Keir Starmer self-isolating after staff member tests positive for Covid

Labor leader Sir Keir Starmer isolates himself after a member of his private office tests positive for the coronavirus. A spokesman for the Labor leader said he had shown no symptoms of Covid-19 but would work from home in accordance with government regulations. “This afternoon,…

Café owner claims staff are 'broken' after 'excessive abuse' over colour of rice

The outside of Bob's Your Uncle cafe in Melbourne, Australia, with brightly colored balloons around the door

An Australian cafe owner was inundated with statements of support after explaining the heartbreaking reason why she closed her business for a day. The woman, known only as Lisa, took to social media to share a message about the struggles the staff at Bob’s Your…

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