Sitharaman criticises states seeking more funds, says ‘You Me’ culture won’t work

Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday criticised states seeking greater funds from the Central government on the basis of the fact that they generated more revenue. Addressing a CNN-News18 Town Hall event here, she made the comment while responding to Tamil Nadu (NS:)’s demand for more funds. “You can’t expect … Read more

Remote Work Drove Over 60% of House-Price Surge, Fed Study Finds

(Bloomberg) — The shift to working from home drove more than half of the increase in house and rent prices during the pandemic and will likely drive up costs and inflation going forward as the shift becomes permanent, according to research from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.  “The transition to remote work because … Read more

Productivity paranoia making hybrid work unsustainable: Microsoft

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Amid the debate on moonlighting by tech employees who are working from home after more than two years of the pandemic, a Microsoft (NASDAQ:) report has revealed that 85 per cent of business leaders say that the shift to hybrid work has made it challenging to have confidence that employees … Read more

Ex-Chelsea striker Diego Costa arrives at Wolves for medical ahead of sensational free transfer with work permit granted

DIEGO COSTA has arrived at Wolves’ training ground for a medical ahead of his free transfer. The Striker, 33, had his work permit accepted on appeal yesterday after it was initially rejected by the Home Office. 2 Costa arrived at Wolves’ training ground this morningCredit: 2 The former Chelsea star is set to join … Read more

JP Morgan plans to move work from Germany to UK over power blackout fears

London, Sep 6 (IANS) JP Morgan has plans in place to move work from Germany to the United Kingdom amid fears of power blackouts, according to reports, years after moving billions of dollars worth of assets from London to Frankfurt due to Brexit, Daily Mail reported. The plans are part of emergency measures drawn up … Read more