Singapore enters worst recession in 55 years, ministry downgrades growth forecast

Among the sectors hit the hardest were construction, transportation and storage, as well as the accommodation and food services sector. — Reuter picSINGAPORE, Aug 11 — The government has downgraded Singapore’s growth forecast for 2020 as the country enters into its worst recession since independence.  From an initial projection that the economy will shrink between…

Court orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify drivers as employees in California

(CNN Business)Uber and Lyft were ordered by a California court on Monday to reclassify their drivers in the state as employees, marking the latest escalation in an ongoing legal battle over a new law impacting much of the on-demand economy.The companies will have 10 days before the order takes effect to allow for an appeal,…

NZIER report states increasing benefits would enhance the economy

RNZThe National Party is criticising the government's list of "shovel-ready projects", meant to kickstart the economy, for not generating enough jobs for women.Boosting benefits could help the economy, a new report by the NZ Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) says. Increasing benefits could create a short-term fiscal stimulus, in turn increasing productivity and GDP, the…

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Singapore enters worst recession in 55 years, ministry downgrades growth forecast

Among the sectors hit the hardest were construction, transportation and storage, as well as the accommodation and food services sector. — Reuter picSINGAPORE, Aug 11 — The government has downgraded Singapore’s growth forecast for 2020 as the country enters into its worst recession since independence.  From an initial projection that the economy will shrink between…

Court orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify drivers as employees in California

(CNN Business)Uber and Lyft were ordered by a California court on Monday to reclassify their drivers in the state as employees, marking the latest escalation in an ongoing legal battle over a new law impacting much of the on-demand economy.The companies will have 10 days before the order takes effect to allow for an appeal,…

NZIER report states increasing benefits would enhance the economy

RNZThe National Party is criticising the government's list of "shovel-ready projects", meant to kickstart the economy, for not generating enough jobs for women.Boosting benefits could help the economy, a new report by the NZ Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) says. Increasing benefits could create a short-term fiscal stimulus, in turn increasing productivity and GDP, the…

Uber quiere que sus empleados tengan vacaciones y seguro médico

Desde que Uber llegó al mercado, una de las grandes críticas que ha enfrentado está relacionada con las garantías, protección y apoyo que brinda a sus empleados y colaboradores. Para muchas organizaciones y autoridades de gobierno, es un problema importante que Uber no reconozca a sus choferes y repartidores como empleados. El argumento parece sólido;…

Mutual funds deal with a moment of truth

MUMBAI : Like thousands of retail investors across India, Prasouk Jain, 31, a New Delhi-based lawyer took to equity investing when the market nosedived in March 2020. He did so by investing in stocks as well as mutual funds but is far happier with the outcome in direct stocks. “My returns are about 35% in…

Singapore enters worst recession in 55 years, ministry downgrades growth forecast

Among the sectors hit the hardest were construction, transportation and storage, as well as the accommodation and food services sector. — Reuter picSINGAPORE, Aug 11 — The government has downgraded Singapore’s growth forecast for 2020 as the country enters into its worst recession since independence.  From an initial projection that the economy will shrink between…

Court orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify drivers as employees in California

(CNN Business)Uber and Lyft were ordered by a California court on Monday to reclassify their drivers in the state as employees, marking the latest escalation in an ongoing legal battle over a new law impacting much of the on-demand economy.The companies will have 10 days before the order takes effect to allow for an appeal,…

NZIER report states increasing benefits would enhance the economy

RNZThe National Party is criticising the government's list of "shovel-ready projects", meant to kickstart the economy, for not generating enough jobs for women.Boosting benefits could help the economy, a new report by the NZ Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) says. Increasing benefits could create a short-term fiscal stimulus, in turn increasing productivity and GDP, the…

Uber quiere que sus empleados tengan vacaciones y seguro médico

Desde que Uber llegó al mercado, una de las grandes críticas que ha enfrentado está relacionada con las garantías, protección y apoyo que brinda a sus empleados y colaboradores. Para muchas organizaciones y autoridades de gobierno, es un problema importante que Uber no reconozca a sus choferes y repartidores como empleados. El argumento parece sólido;…

Mutual funds deal with a moment of truth

MUMBAI : Like thousands of retail investors across India, Prasouk Jain, 31, a New Delhi-based lawyer took to equity investing when the market nosedived in March 2020. He did so by investing in stocks as well as mutual funds but is far happier with the outcome in direct stocks. “My returns are about 35% in…

Steady rise in COVID-19 cases to hamper quick economic recovery – HSBC

Published Aug 10, 2020 7:32:56 PM (FILE PHOTO) Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 10) — The Philippine economy may shrink by nearly a tenth this year, double the size of the government's projected contraction, a global bank analyst said. HSBC economist Noelan Arbis said the economy may collapse by as much as 9.6 percent in 2020,…

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Singapore enters worst recession in 55 years, ministry downgrades growth forecast

Among the sectors hit the hardest were construction, transportation and storage, as well as the accommodation and food services sector. — Reuter picSINGAPORE, Aug 11 — The government has downgraded Singapore’s growth forecast for 2020 as the country enters into its worst recession since independence.  From an initial projection that the economy will shrink between…

Court orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify drivers as employees in California

(CNN Business)Uber and Lyft were ordered by a California court on Monday to reclassify their drivers in the state as employees, marking the latest escalation in an ongoing legal battle over a new law impacting much of the on-demand economy.The companies will have 10 days before the order takes effect to allow for an appeal,…

NZIER report states increasing benefits would enhance the economy

RNZThe National Party is criticising the government's list of "shovel-ready projects", meant to kickstart the economy, for not generating enough jobs for women.Boosting benefits could help the economy, a new report by the NZ Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) says. Increasing benefits could create a short-term fiscal stimulus, in turn increasing productivity and GDP, the…

Uber quiere que sus empleados tengan vacaciones y seguro médico

Desde que Uber llegó al mercado, una de las grandes críticas que ha enfrentado está relacionada con las garantías, protección y apoyo que brinda a sus empleados y colaboradores. Para muchas organizaciones y autoridades de gobierno, es un problema importante que Uber no reconozca a sus choferes y repartidores como empleados. El argumento parece sólido;…

Mutual funds deal with a moment of truth

MUMBAI : Like thousands of retail investors across India, Prasouk Jain, 31, a New Delhi-based lawyer took to equity investing when the market nosedived in March 2020. He did so by investing in stocks as well as mutual funds but is far happier with the outcome in direct stocks. “My returns are about 35% in…