The boss of a financial services firm in London is offering his employees the chance to get paid in gold as part of a new trial. You'd think getting remunerated with big lumps of gold might be a bit impractical, or even a regression from the imaginary virtual numbers based system most of us use these days, but Cameron Parry, CEO of TallyMoney, reckons it makes no sense for him to continue paying his staff in pounds.
"The purchasing power of the pound has been eroded significantly in recent months, while the value of gold continues to steadily rise" Staff at a financial services firm have been offered the chance to get paid in gold rather than pounds and pence to help them keep ahead of inflation.
The Isle of Wight was bathed in sunshine as 16 players from Ryde Lawn and Warsash gathered for two matches on the same day. The top fixture was a National Tennis League fixture, involving many players who play regularly in the Portsmouth League. Not surprisingly, Warsash, who recently won the Solent Cup for Portsmouth, recorded a comfortable 5-1 win.
KIDMORE END ran out five-wicket winners in their first friendly of the season against KINGSCLERE. Kidmore captain of the day Anthony Holland lost the toss and was asked to field. Amol Tyagi opened the bowling from copse end and floated up a half volley that was driven first ball towards Jake Leach in the covers who took a smart tumbling catch.
Stunning photos of BOTH world wars and intervening conflicts during the bloodiest half-century in history are brought to life in color
Battle of Passchendaele (the Third Battle Of Ypres) took place from July 31 to November 10, 1917, for control of ridges south and east of the Belgian city of Ypres in West Flanders. Passchendaele lies on a last ridge east of Ypres, five miles from Roulers, the station through which the majority of supplies to the German 4th Army ran.
Jake Taylor and Dan Jones are pushing to return to the Port Vale starting line-up against struggling Oldham. Vale go into the game on a high after three straight wins that have moved them into an automatic promotion place. Taylor and Jones were among the substitutes for Tuesday’s win at Salford after recovering from thigh and hamstring injuries respectively.
Confirmed team news from Port Vale's League Two game at Salford Port Vale interim manager Andy Crosby has made one change to his team for this evening’s promotion clash at Salford as Ben Garrity is recalled in place of David Amoo. Garrity missed Saturday’s 2-1 win at Barrow through illness but has been passed fit to play and will resume his place in attacking midfield of what looks like a 3-5-2 line up.
Barrow defender Joe Grayson is set to return to the squad for the first time in over three months for the visit of Port Vale. The 23-year-old has been out since December 29 with an Achilles injury but has had almost two weeks’ training and played in an inter-club game on Tuesday.
Outside-half Jack Walsh is leaving Exeter at the end of this season having secured an improved contract with a Welsh side Australian Sevens international Jack Walsh is on his way to Wales, but with his destination still to be confirmed. The 22-year-old Exeter fly-half is to leave Sandy Park at the end of this season having secured an improved contract with a Welsh team.
Two students who netted professional contracts with their dream football club thanked college lecturers for supporting their long-term goals. Dan Jones and Tom Jenkins, who are in the final year of a Level 3 Sports Coaching and Development course at Coleg Cambria Yale, have signed for Wrexham AFC.
Coleg Cambria sign pro deals at Wrexham AFC LOCAL students who netted professional contracts with their dream football club thanked college lecturers for supporting their long-term goals. Dan Jones and Tom Jenkins, who are in the final year of a Level 3 Sports Coaching and Development course at Coleg Cambria Yale, have signed for Wrexham AFC.
Port Vale are at home to promotion rivals Sutton United in League Two Defender Dan Jones is getting closer to a return to first-team contention and should be able to play a part in the club's bid for promotion. The 27 year old has had a frustrating second half of the season having not played since he was sent off in the defeat at Newport County on December 11.
Joe Wicks has become a bit of a hero in recent years. During lockdown, his morning PE lessons were viewed by over a million users on YouTube, and he’s now approaching national treasure status thanks to his efforts to keep us all fit. Joe rose to fame with his quick recipes in 2015 and now, with a new cookbook out, he’s sharing two of his favourite healthy (and delicious) recipes with us.
Joe Wicks first graced our phone screens as one of the new breed of fitness professionals who favoured clicks and shares over hard currency. The floppy-haired hunk was whipping women into a frenzy with his talk about ditching diets, getting #Leanin15 and offers of free HIIT sessions.
Fitness guru Joe Wicks has a new cookery book out – and this time it’s about the mental and physical wellbeing of the whole family. Catherine Scott talks to him. Pictures Dan Jones Joe Wicks is credited with keeping a nation of parents sane with his online PE classes for children during lockdown.
Tuck into slices of sweet potato loaded with veggie mince, beans, cheese and salsa. By Katie Wright This is actually a really healthy recipe with loads of good stuff,” says fitness expert and author Joe Wicks. “It’s one of the best things to make as a family, and then all just steam into when it comes out of the oven.
PR Racing British Superbike racers rode into Preston to take part in a season launch event with this bike retailer
More than 200 BMW motorbike owners and superbike enthusiasts attended a charity fundraising race season preview event at Bowker Motorrad on the dock in Preston. Racing teams, riders, sponsors and superbike supporters came from throughout the North West, and as far away as Reading in Berkshire, to celebrate the build up to this year’s Bennett’s British Superbike (BSB) championship.
A company which manufactures orthopaedic supports has set out plans to create 30 new jobs over the next few years after appointing a new chief executive and relocating to bigger premises to meet the growing demand from pharmaceutical giants including Boots and Tesco. Harrogate-based Neo G, which also works with US retailers Walgreens and CVS, is embarking on a new phase of growth as it targets further expansion across the UK, US and Europe.