Firms may want to step up their employee benefits to retain workers, after new research revealed that many workers are dreaming of a job switch. As Brits return to work after the festive period, the majority are wishing they could turn their weekend hobby into a new job this year, according to a survey by training provider Lifetime. According to the figures, reported in the Telegraph, 40 per cent of workers do not take a lunch break, and a similar [...]
Daily Archives: January 13, 2012
MISMANAGEMENT of the relationship between governments and bond investors has been the root cause of the dramatic deterioration in the European economy during the course of this year, but the International Monetary Fund believes it is not beyond salvation.
WASHINGTON — If youve been putting off repairing a peeling windowsill, or youre thinking of knocking out a wall, listen up: Check how old your house is. You may need to take steps to protect your kids from dangerous lead. The risk of lead-based paint from older homes is back in the news, as the government considers tightening the definition of lead poisoning in babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Lower levels than previously thought may harm their developing brains. But from [...]
Microsoft Says It Has Sold 66 Million Xbox 360 Gaming Consoles January 10, 2012, 4:54 AM EST Business Exchange E-mail Print More From Businessweek Microsoft Says Fourth-Quarter PC Shipments May Have Fallen Short Microsoft Said to Plan Marketing Reorganization, Job Cuts Intel CEO Otellini Projects 2011 Sales of $54 Billion Nokia, Microsoft Take Wraps Off Windows Phone for AT&T Qualcomm Shows Tablet, Lenovo Television Running Snapdragon Chip By Dina Bass and Douglas MacMillan Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp. said [...]