The proportion of people working from home more than doubled in 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic, though it remained a minority of overall workers across the UK, according to an official snapshot. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said about a quarter of people had worked at home at some point in the week before they responded to officials conducting ...

The government’s bill for tackling Covid-19 has risen by £100bn since the start of the year and now stands at £372bn, according to the independent watchdog that oversees Whitehall spending. Figures from the National Audit Office highlighted the financial impact of the lockdown imposed to cope with the winter surge in cases of the pandemic and brought a stark ...

Boris Johnson has shelved a planned announcement of an end to social distancing rules as the faster-spreading Indian variant forces a rethink. The prime minister will no longer announce next week that fines for not wearing face masks will end next month, or that businesses will no longer be compelled to keep people at least a metre apart. His ...

Photo by Michael Varcas, The Philippine Star The Philippines ordered 40 million coronavirus vaccine doses from Pfizer Inc., the Southeast Asian nation's biggest supply agreement as it fights one of the region's worst outbreaks. The term sheet for the order has been signed, Carlito Galvez, who leads the nation's vaccination program, said in a mobile-phone message on Monday evening. The ...

Malayan Insurance Co., Inc. recently partnered with a digital marketplace for easy access to insurance protection for the Filipino public. The Yuchengco-led non-life insurer has partnered with Kwiktech Insurance Brokerage Inc. (Kwik.insure) last month making available five of its insurance products on the digital platform. These popular insurance products are namely: comprehensive motorcar insurance Auto Master, personal accident insurance with ...

The Villar Group successfully conducted the first session of its webinar series that aims to educate its workforce about the COVID-19 vaccines and promote vaccination among its employees and their families. The first webinar installment, "Know if CoVid-19 vaccine is right for you: Handa ka na bang magpabakuna?", featured Dr. Lulu Bravo, Professor Emeritus, College of Medicine at the University ...

When people think of good food, wonderful weather and welcoming people, they have always thought of Turkey first. But Turkey has started to offer more now, and because of this, every year more and more people come to Turkey. With its high quality services, advanced technologies and experienced doctors, Turkey has now become one of the leading countries in ...

2020 was a challenging year as the global novel coronavirus-2019 pandemic took center stage. The spread of this deadly virus affected every person and nearly every aspect of their lives. It took a toll on how we interact, how we navigate our communities, and how we earn a living. The widespread distribution of several vaccines has boosted confidence across ...

The cultural phenomenon of smoking cigarettes has slowly started to die down due to numerous health issues associated with prolonged smoking, the innovation of battery powered devices and e-cigarettes has also been a major factor for this decline. Notwithstanding such changes, people are still consuming the harmful elements that come with cigarette smoking. nzo Vape is a newly minted ...

Various trends keep popping up to innovate the gambling industry. Most of these trends result from the technology’s spontaneous evolution, satisfying the demands of various players. Most online casinos and gambling sites utilize every technological advancement and the latest trends, meeting the demands of the constantly changing market of online gambling. Many industries are too careful when it comes ...