“Every worker here has a family, but the only thing that matters is that we get the vegetables to Germany or the UK.” -Ali, Click here to read more on what’s happening in the south of Spain and see photographs and drone footage.
More specifically, under this “umbrella” scheme, the Spanish authorities will be able to provide liquidity support to self-employed, small and medium-sized entreprises (SMEs) and large companies in the form of direct grants, repayable advances, tax and payment advantages, guarantees on loans and subsidised interest rates for loans.
This is a HUGE deal that will hopefully move things forward and help companies with the incredibly difficult decisions they need to be making today about the futures of their employees and company. Click here to read the full report.
“We are only asking for the same level of responsibility in the village as is practiced in the city – masks and safe distancing measures,” he says. “That people don’t let their guard down just because a village seems like a safer place.”
While reading this quote, it made me realize not just how important it is for us to be careful when going on vacation for our own health, but to also consider the people in the towns we will be visiting. We all feel like we are ‘safer’ in villages but only if we keep people safe there. Click here to read the full article.
There is a lot of misinformation out there and as the spread of COVID-19 seems to be slowing down and hopefully life starts to return to some kind of ‘normal’, it’s important to know what to believe and what to follow so that we all continue in the right direction! So, click here and find out what the WHO is declaring fact and myth.
Clicking here you can read the article from the world Economic Forum and see pictures on how businesses are adapting their workspace to protect workers and employees. What measures are you taking at work? DO you think they are enough or too little?
Everyone is working from home right now or maybe just home and not working. Either way, in order to keep your sanity (and mine) these 8 tips are actually quite useful. Click here to read the full article and take a minute or two to comment on what’s working for you right now?
NPR is a great source of news. They have articles but also a number of wonderful radio programs. My favorite program is This American Life. I posted one of the shows here on the Blog.
We all know that it’s just a matter of time before the Coronavirus makes its way into our lives. The questions is – What kind of economic impact will it have on us here at home and on our businesses? Click here to read the full article.
“The COP25 United Nations climate talks in Madrid went into overtime but ended Sunday, Dec. 15, without major progress on key issues. The result sparked fury from activists who say world leaders are not taking the threat from climate change seriously.” Read more from the article by clicking here.
Maroto notes in the letter that steel companies in the Union are in a difficult situation, to the extent that some production lines and plants are considering closure due to the shortage of demand and competition from imports.” Does this effect your business? Click here to read more and leave us your comments.
How many more fires has there been this year compared to last year? Click here to see full article
This little girl left for school looking clean but came home looking like she came from war. The photo her mom took went viral. Share your photos with us here. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-4944551
Finding it hard to get back into the swing of things at work? You aren’t the only one. Check these tips out and tell us which ones you find helpful or hurtful. Click here to see full article
“In 6 decades it has lost more than half a mile” Continue reading about the important environmental impact climate change is having on glaciers. Click here to see full article