THIS month saw the announcement that London’s Square Mile is preparing to upgrade its public wifi after awarding a multimillion-pound contract to Cornerstone, a company jointly owned by Vodafone and O2.
IT’S not often you’ll hear business welcome the prospect of tax rises, but the Chancellor’s comments in Washington last week that his current commitment to not raising VAT, national insurance or income tax was hampering the Government’s ability to reduce the deficit was surely a statement of the obvious.
A survey has found that female employees in France will be paid thee per cent less per child than their female counterparts who do not have children. The survey also argues that male employees suffer no disadvantage at all, regardless of the number of children they may have.
THE Northern Ireland man who helped guard the Vatican against opportunistic graffiti artists has just completed a professional clean-up of Whitehall in London after work was interrupted by last month's terror attack.