Restaurant and pub bosses blame furlough for lack of staff as they struggle to fill 190,000 roles

Restaurant and pub bosses blame furlough for lack of staff as they struggle to fill 190,000 vacancies amid fears many people will lose the will to work Businesses say they are struggling to find staff needed while furlough continues  Fears are rising workers on the job retention scheme will lose their will to work  Across … Read more

Covid UK: GlaxoSmithKline to ‘fill and finish’ 60million doses of Novavax vaccine

Boris Johnson tonight revealed GlaxoSmithKline will support the manufacturing of up to 60million doses of the Novavax coronavirus vaccine in the UK. No10’s vaccines taskforce has signed a deal with British drugs giant GSK to ‘fill and finish’ supplies of the American jab at its factory in Durham starting from May. Mr Johnson said the move … Read more

UK signs deal with GlaxoSmithKline to ‘fill and finish’ 60million doses of Novavax’s Covid vaccine

The Government has agreed a deal with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on the manufacture of up to 60 million doses of the Novavax coronavirus vaccine. Here is what we know: – How does the vaccine work? The Novavax vaccine works like other vaccines by teaching the immune system to make antibodies to the coronavirus spike … Read more

Red tape farce of German vaccination roll-out as it emerges 80-year-olds have to fill in TEN forms

The vaccine roll-out in Germany has descended into chaos as it emerged that 80-year-olds have to fill in ten forms just to get the jab. Angela Merkel‘s coalition government is facing increasing criticism over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic with its vaccination programme now faltering. Europe’s largest economy appears to be lagging behind with … Read more

Fill up on food stocks if you want healthy returns

If you want to know where you should be investing your money, it’s worth taking a lesson from tech billionaires like Bill Gates.  Along with showbusiness figures like Jay-Z and Oprah Winfrey, they are sinking millions into the global food revolution.  They are hoping to find the companies that will reap the benefit from healthy … Read more

Security forces in Myanmar dig up grave of 19-year-old protester and fill it with cement days

Security forces in Myanmar dug up the grave of a 19-year-old protester and filled it with cement after she was shot dead during anti-coup demonstrations. Authorities entered the cemetery in Mandalay just hours after mourners laid Angel, whose real name was Ma Kyal Sin, to rest – claiming an autopsy was required to investigate her … Read more

Davina McCall, 53, recalls using drugs to ‘fill the hole’ from being abandoned by her mum

Davina McCall has recalled abusing drugs to ‘fill the hole’ left from being abandoned by her late mum Florence Kock. The presenter, 53, reflected on feeling ‘insecure and instable’ after her mother – who passed away in 2008 – told her she was going on holiday for two weeks, but didn’t return and left her with … Read more

Woman asks her dating app matches to fill out homemade compatibility quiz

A Canadian woman sent a multi-question quiz to all of her dating app matches, asking them to answer a list of very specific questions about Taylor Swift songs, Cheetos, and Mario Kart. Kennedy clearly thought it would be funny to send the unique compatibility quiz to her matches — and based on her TikTok views, … Read more

NHS can target more staff from overseas to fill gaps in workforce

NHS gets green light to target more staff from overseas to fill gaps in workforce… including from 100 countries that were previously blacklisted on ethical grounds Just 47 nations are now off-limits to health and social care organisations and private headhunters Countries are excluded if they have their own major shortages of doctors, nurses and … Read more

Off-plan home sales reach six-year low as landlords exit market – but could homeowners fill the gap?

The proportion of homes bought off-plan hit a six-year low in 2020 as landlords left the market – although there are signs homeowners may be warming up to the idea of buying a home before it is fully built. A third – or 33 per cent – of new-builds that completed in England and Wales … Read more