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KATHY DEWITT

M&S raises staff pay for second time this year to help with living costs

Retailer will give 4,500 workers £250 shopping voucher as part of £15m support package Marks & Spencer is increasing staff pay for the second time this year and providing 4,500 employees with a £250 shopping voucher as part of a £15m package to help with the rising cost of living.

theguardian.com ,  4 days ago 0
M&S raises staff pay for second time this year to help with living costs

How could my NatWest current account disappear from the app?

Cards, cheques and direct debits are lost and fees are mounting Four weeks ago, all traces of our joint NatWest current account disappeared from our app, and the balance transferred to our savings account. Our cards, cheques and direct debits were invalidated. We alerted the bank, but all we’ve received since are reprimands for defaulting on payments from the lost account.

theguardian.com ,  24 days ago 4
How could my NatWest current account disappear from the app?

Build an ark and ditch the pots: how to save your garden in a drought

As official drought is declared in parts of England, here are some measures to preserve and future-proof gardens With British gardens facing record temperatures, drought and hosepipe bans, it’s time for emergency measures. It’s particularly important because during drought, additional mains water is drawn from wild sources, affecting struggling wildlife.

theguardian.com ,  1 month ago 12
Build an ark and ditch the pots: how to save your garden in a drought

Will my home sale proceeds be protected in my bank account?

Conveyancer will only deposit funds into one account and I may need time to divvy it up elsewhere Q I wonder if you can help me. I will shortly receive the proceeds from the sale of a second home and am concerned that the funds will not be protected when they reach my bank account.

theguardian.com ,  2 months ago 7
Will my home sale proceeds be protected in my bank account?

London lost the Olympic housing prize, but local people did benefit

A citizens’ alliance won a number of commitments from the organisers that helped nearby residents, says Neil Jameson While I agree that the housing legacy of the London Olympics has been a massively missed opportunity, the whole story is not quite as bleak as it is portrayed (‘A massive betrayal’: how London’s Olympic legacy was sold out, 30 June).

theguardian.com ,  2 months ago 25
London lost the Olympic housing prize, but local people did benefit

UK health chiefs brace for ‘bumpy ride’ amid fears over Covid wave

Dr Jenny Harries says hospitalisations are set to exceed April peak in weeks ahead as infections soar Health chiefs are braced for a “bumpy ride” over the coming months amid fears that the latest wave of Covid will drive hospitalisations to their highest in more than a year and seasonal flu pressures could hit early.

theguardian.com ,  2 months ago 30
UK health chiefs brace for ‘bumpy ride’ amid fears over Covid wave

Paramedics set up units inside A&E to ease long queues

Experiment in London speeds up handover by emergency ambulance crews to doctors and is safer for patients Paramedics have begun looking after patients inside an A&E unit, in an initiative by the health service to stop ambulances queueing outside hospitals and ease the strain on overstretched casualty staff.

theguardian.com ,  2 months ago 23
Paramedics set up units inside A&E to ease long queues

Breaking Bad Star Says Americans Should ‘Shut The F**k Up’ About Soaring Gas Prices

Breaking Bad star Dean Norris has hit out at people complaining about the soaring prices of gas in the United States. The actor who plays Hank Schrader in the Breaking Bad series, has claimed that the people of the United States are getting what they bargained for. He tweeted: “You’re not getting ‘robbed’ at the pump.

unilad.co.uk ,  3 months ago 0
Breaking Bad Star Says Americans Should ‘Shut The F**k Up’ About Soaring Gas Prices

Wrestling ‘death match’ in Durham investigated over strimmer violence

Organiser of event for which families were offered discounted tickets says match ‘escalated’ A “death match” wrestling contest in which a bloodied performer attacked his rival with a garden strimmer in front of children is being investigated by health and safety officers. Police in Durham said they were working with the local council to investigate complaints about the show at the Conservative Club in Seaham.

theguardian.com ,  4 months ago 2
Wrestling ‘death match’ in Durham investigated over strimmer violence

40,000 jobs at risk as foreign pupils shun UK language schools

Sector faces ‘devastation’ by Brexit red tape and from pandemic Language schools for foreign students are being “devastated” by a combination of post-Brexit red tape and the impact of the pandemic, threatening the future of a £3.2bn industry, tourism leaders have warned. A report by the Tourism Alliance said even though the government had ended Covid travel measures, ministers had imposed unnecessary restrictions on children from France, Germany and other EU nations.

theguardian.com ,  5 months ago 18
40,000 jobs at risk as foreign pupils shun UK language schools