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5,000 retail jobs at risk as Poundworld rescue talks collapse

Grainger Games on Eagles Meadow closed earlier this year due to entering administration. Clare Boardman, joint administrator of Poundworld, said that the chain had been affected by the "challenging" retail environment. Poundworld has been losing money for the past two years. Poundworld has around 350 stores across the United Kingdom, including branches at Bloxwich, the intu Merry Hill shopping centre in Brierley Hill, Hednesford, Lichfield, on the Reedswood Retail Park in Walsall, in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon said it pushed Chinese factory for reforms before report published

Amazon said it pushed Chinese factory for reforms before report published

Some of these violations include an illegal amount of overtime, where the workers at the Hengyang factory could work up to 80 hours of overtime a month, versus the 36 hours that are permitted by law. In November shocking claims were made about the online retailer's newest warehouse - which the company refers to as a "fulfilment centre" - in Tilbury, Essex. Consulte Mais Informação

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Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience

That was Justin Trudeau's late father, who served several terms as Canada's prime minister, starting in the late 1960s. Trump chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow said: "He really kind of stabbed us in the back". "And that's what bad faith Justin Trudeau did with that stunt press conference". Instead, he emphasized the need for other countries to reduce their barriers against the United States, such as Canadian duties on US dairy. Consulte Mais Informação

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Memes 'will be banned' under new European Union copyright law, warn campaigners

Memes 'will be banned' under new European Union copyright law, warn campaigners

Beyond memes, the law could - for example - impact still or moving images that contain copyrighted music or posters in the background. They also place everything we love in the firing line. The Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition has previously warned that: "Some requirements contained in Article 13 can enable abusive behaviour, thereby threatening freedom of expression and information". Consulte Mais Informação

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The US again has the world's most powerful supercomputer

The US again has the world's most powerful supercomputer

Oak Ridge National Laboratory again has the world's most powerful supercomputer . Summit is meant to be used for machine learning and deep learning applications. A team of scientists led by ORNL's Dan Jacobson and Wayne Joubert has leveraged the intelligence of the machine to run a 1.88 exaops comparative genomics calculation relevant to research in bioenergy and human health. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kia recalls Fortes & Forte Koups, Optimas, Optima Hybrids and Sedonas

Kia recalls Fortes & Forte Koups, Optimas, Optima Hybrids and Sedonas

The two Korean automakers have now recalled almost 1.1 million USA vehicles to tackle the issue. This defect has resulted in four fatalities and six injuries so far in six serious crashes in Kia's and Hyundai's cars. NHTSA opened an investigation into the Hyundai-Kia air bag issue in March. The safety agency also said that electrical overstress appeared to be the root cause in a 2016 recall by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of 1.4 million US vehicles for air bag non-deployments in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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7500 jobs lost in May, StatsCan says

But Statistics Canada says, overall, the economy lost 75-hundred jobs last month as full-time positions fell by 31-thousand and the loss was only partially offset by gains in part-time work. On a sector basis, goods-producing industries led the way down, with a decline of 18,300 manufacturing jobs and a drop of 13,000 in construction. The professional, scientific and technical services sector added 17,000 and transportation and warehousing added 12,000. Consulte Mais Informação

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HR firm PageUp suspects major data breach

HR firm PageUp suspects major data breach

He added that while there have been major successful class actions in the U.S. and Canada against Yahoo and Ashley Maddison for mass data breaches, similar class actions are now starting to be issued in Australia. "There is no evidence that there is still an active threat, and the jobs website can continue to be used", PageUp said on its website. "We take cyber-security very seriously and have been working together with global law enforcement, government authorities and independent security ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Britain remains top European hub for tech investors

Britain remains top European hub for tech investors

The figures also show that since June 2016, United Kingdom tech companies have received over £5bn in VC funding - more than France (£1.55bn), Germany (£2.15bn) and Sweden (£644m) combined. With world-class universities and a diverse global talent pool, London is a centre for creative energy and innovation. Since the beginning of the year, United Kingdom tech companies have raised more venture capital investment than any other European tech hub. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. is a 'piggybank everyone is robbing', says Trump at G7

He rebuked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for being "dishonest & weak" and making "false statements". That communiqué contains commitments on exchanging approaches for fair tax systems and fighting tax evasion, fighting protectionism, reducing trade barriers, establishing strong health systems, promoting growth in developing economies, and ending sexual and gender-based violence, among other issues. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tariffs, Sunset Clause Are Both NAFTA Dealbreakers, Canada Tells US

Tariffs, Sunset Clause Are Both NAFTA Dealbreakers, Canada Tells US

But in meetings with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron , Trump stressed his friendships with the allies while insisting he wanted to see changes on trade. Macron told reporters that while Trump may not mind USA isolation, "neither do we mind signing a six country agreement if need be". He's also threatened to tear up the NAFTA agreement with Canada and Mexico . Consulte Mais Informação

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G7 leaders vow rapid response to Russia's hostile interference

But Trump's claims that he is in favor of global free trade would appear contradictory to his recent imposition of tariffs on USA allies, much to their collective discontent. The European leaders at the G7 summit - British Prime Minister Theresa May , French President Emmanuel Macron , German Chancellor Angel Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, European Council President Donald Tusk, and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker - had huddled on Friday before the trade ... Consulte Mais Informação

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