Topic filter : McDonald

Most trending topics in Business & Finance ( last 24 hours ):
Barclays Euro Energy Sector Electricity Power Station Cyber-attack Uber Wall Street Donald Trump Stock Market Royal Bank Of Scotland Small Business Retailer Shopping Bank Of England Interest Rate Referendum Monetary Policy Labour Brexit EU Referendum Wedding Airport Flight Lender Takeover Takeover Bid Rupert Murdoch Sky Online Shop Online Shopping Citizens Advice Contract

Socially Most Trending News

....For a while the corporates were happy to pay and have their supply chains independently audited, but in recent years some of the biggest have decided to go it alone. High street chains including Costa, Starbucks and McDonald’s, and producers such as Unilever, M&S and Mondelez/Cadbury, have all devised their own schemes. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Saturday 24th of June 2017 11:02:13 PM
Total Trend count
109
Most trending on :
89 15 5
.... An early statement from California that the speculation is wrong, and that it is not in the running, would be welcome. Dennis Millard, the chairman of Halfords, says it is “disappointing” that chief executive Jill McDonald resigned last month to try her hand at selling clothes at Marks & Spencer. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 22nd of June 2017 11:01:08 PM
Total Trend count
33
Most trending on :
28 5
. Fancy a Big Mac but just can’t be bothered to get up off the sofa? McDonald’s has finally answered your prayers– if you live in parts of London, Nottingham and Leeds at least. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 22nd of June 2017 01:13:34 PM
Total Trend count
23
Most trending on :
18 5

Latest Finance News related to McDonald

Move by UK supermarkets threatens to bring Fairtrade crashing down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 11:02:13 PM
....For a while the corporates were happy to pay and have their supply chains independently audited, but in recent years some of the biggest have decided to go it alone. High street chains including Costa, Starbucks and McDonald’s, and producers such as Unilever, M&S and Mondelez/Cadbury, have all devised their own schemes. ...
Hinkley Point C: watchdog confirms fears of political vanity project | Nils Pratley image
.... An early statement from California that the speculation is wrong, and that it is not in the running, would be welcome. Dennis Millard, the chairman of Halfords, says it is “disappointing” that chief executive Jill McDonald resigned last month to try her hand at selling clothes at Marks & Spencer. ...
Big Mac, smaller effort: Uber to run McDonald's deliveries in UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 01:13:34 PM
. Fancy a Big Mac but just can’t be bothered to get up off the sofa? McDonald’s has finally answered your prayers– if you live in parts of London, Nottingham and Leeds at least. ...
'Pink slime': Meat processer seeks $5.7bn in defamation case image
....Grocery stores across America dropped products containing "pink slime" after the ABC reports aired. The processed trimmings were also once found in fast-food served by McDonald's, Taco Bell and Burger King. ...
Labour promises to save average rail commuter £200 on season ticket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 06:00:47 AM
....”. The shadow transport secretary, Andy McDonald, said rail privatisation had failed and it would take “more than tinkering around the edges” to improve services. ...
EU targets lawyers and accountants in tax-avoidance clampdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 06:24:16 PM
.... Large multinational companies will have to disclose more information about taxes and profits, although precise details are still being hammered out. The commission has investigated state-supported tax avoidance, looking into low taxes paid by McDonald’s in Luxembourg and Apple in Ireland. ...
Electric bikes help power cycle sales at Halfords image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 05:38:37 PM
.... They start at just under £500, with a top-of-the-range model – which promises a top speed without pedalling of 15mph – costing £2,299. Its chief executive, Jill McDonald, said: “Sales are hitting a tipping point as people understand what e-bikes are. ...
Halfords profits hit by weak pound image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 07:13:06 AM
....7%. Chief executive Jill McDonald said Halfords had gained market share in both motoring and cycling. ...
Debit cards set to overtake cash as most frequently used payment method in UK image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 12:00:00 AM
....In 2016, the most popular location to make contactless payments was at the supermarket, which accounted for over a third of all contactless payments made in the UK, according to Payments UK. The range of places where contactless payments are accepted includes Aldi, Barnardo's, Greggs, McDonald's, the M6 Toll, London Buses, London Tubes and the Post Office. ...
Thousands of protesters brand McDonald's the 'Trump of corporations' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 12:26:03 PM
. Thousands took to the streets of downtown Chicago on Tuesday night calling McDonald’s the “Donald Trump of corporations” and protesting low wages and sexual harassment at the world’s largest fast food chain a day before the company’s annual shareholder meeting. ...
M&S profits dive by nearly two-thirds as clothing sales slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 06:59:23 AM
....”. Despite the disappointing quarterly figures Rowe pointed to green shoots within its clothing arm, which he will be handing over to Jill McDonald – who has been poached from car parts and bike retailer Halfords – in the autumn. ...
M&S annual profits fall by 64% as revamp costs bite image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 06:30:53 AM
....Promotional days have been cut, both in store and online, including the scrapping of eight cyber events and ignoring the heavily discounted Black Friday sales day. Jill McDonald will join later this year as head of non-food and Mr Rowe said he had no concerns about the Halfords boss's lack of fashion experience. ...
Unions say Tories' zero-hours workers' review doesn't go far enough image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 09:42:36 AM
....7m zero-hours contracts, representing 6% of all employment contracts, across 905,000 workers at the end of last year. Zero-hours contracts are common among big retailers such as Sports Direct, restaurants such as McDonald’s, and among leisure companies and hotels. ...
Marks & Spencer to report slump in clothing sales after short-lived boost image
....The retailer’s turnaround plan is expected to evolve in the coming months following a series of high profile senior appointments. It has hired retail turnaround expert Archie Norman to succeed Robert Swannell, who is retiring as chairman after seven years in the role while Jill McDonald has been poached from car parts and bike retailer Halfords, to the new role of managing director of its clothing, home and beauty business. ...
Marks & Spencer’s underwear is level at 30,000 feet image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 06:00:47 AM
....Its newish chief exec, Steve Rowe, is to be joined by a fresh chairman, former Asda chief executive Archie Norman. Meanwhile, the retailer is also poaching Halfords boss Jill McDonald to run the clothing business – the improvement of which is Rowe’s “number one priority” as well as it being something of a family dominion. ...
McDonald's decides to withdraw 'offensive' television advert image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 04:32:24 PM
. McDonald's has decided to withdraw its latest TV advert, which was criticised for exploiting childhood bereavement. ...
McDonald's pulls ad that 'exploited child bereavement' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 10:12:36 AM
. McDonald’s has pulled its new advert from TV screens and apologised for any upset caused after it was accused of exploiting childhood bereavement. ...
McDonald's apologises for 'offensive' television advert image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 06:04:22 PM
. McDonald's has apologised for "upset" caused by a TV advert that charity campaigners have said "exploits childhood bereavement". ...
Number of zero-hours contracts stalls at 'staggering' 1.7m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 12:31:31 PM
....Employees on zero-hours contracts are not guaranteed a minimum number of hours in any given week. The contracts have been widely used by retailers, restaurants, leisure companies and hotels, including Sports Direct and McDonald’s, and tend to be most commonly used at larger firms. ...
Pret a Manger's owner considers a New York flotation image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 02:29:27 PM
....It is the third time that Pret a Manger has considered an initial public offering. Its founders Julian Metcalfe and Sinclair Beecham considered the move in 2001 but instead provoked controversy when they sold a 33% stake in the business to US fast food giant McDonald's for £50m. ...
M&S puts faith in fashion novice from Halfords and retail veteran image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 5th of May 2017 11:04:47 PM
.... But, as we all know, Thelma & Louise ends with the trapped duo driving off a cliff so it’s a powerful metaphor for investors worried about M&S’s ability to dig itself out of a hole. The cavalry arrived last week is the shape of retail veteran Archie Norman, who is to be its new chairman, and rising star Jill McDonald, poached from car parts and bike retailer Halfords, to oversee a clothing business which – despite its long-running problems – clings on to the title of being the UK’s biggest. ...
M&S lifts share price after naming Archie Norman as chairman image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 5th of May 2017 06:38:50 AM
....Norman joins M&S as its chief executive, Steve Rowe, battles to improve sales in its under-performing clothing division, overseeing a wide-ranging overhaul that involves shutting stores and revamping its product ranges and prices. M&S said earlier this week it had recruited Jill McDonald, the Halfords chief executive, to manage the struggling clothing, home and beauty business. ...
Marks and Spencer names Archie Norman as new chairman image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 5th of May 2017 06:29:06 AM
....Mr Norman, who built his reputation as boss of Asda, will replace Robert Swannell, who joined M&S in 2010. The announcement comes days after M&S hired the boss of Halfords, Jill McDonald, to take charge of its clothing, home and beauty business. ...
Adam Crozier will leave ITV looking a picture of health image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 06:50:32 PM
.... Sainsbury’s shares are at least marginally higher. Good luck to Jill McDonald, the latest person to try to invigorate Marks & Spencer’s clothing and home business. ...
Marks and Spencer hires Halfords boss Jill McDonald image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 08:30:15 AM
. Marks and Spencer has hired the boss of bikes and car parts retailer Halfords, Jill McDonald, to take charge of clothing, home and beauty. ...
M&S hires Halfords chief to run struggling clothing arm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 07:12:00 AM
....Marks & Spencer has poached the chief executive of Halfords in an attempt to revive its struggling clothing, beauty and home sections. Jill McDonald will have accountability for all aspects of M&S’s non-food business, from design and sourcing through to getting goods on the shelf, and will report directly to the chief executive, Steve Rowe. ...
Google and Facebook bring in one-fifth of global ad revenue image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 1st of May 2017 11:01:11 PM
....5bn the year before. Despite its large share of the ad market, Google faces a growing boycott from major advertisers including the UK government, Marks & Spencer and McDonald’s, and has promised an overhaul of its advertising policies. ...
Trump is considering new Glass-Steagall-style bank rules image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of May 2017 06:18:44 PM
....US senators introduce 'new' legislation to separate banks. But the odds of anything happening this year are low, according to Larry McDonald the author of A Colossal Failure of Common Sense, a book about the collapse of Lehman Brothers. ...
M&S online food delivery service will be no piece of cake image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 10:21:21 AM
....Middle-class shoppers could soon find it easier to order high-end treats from home as Marks and Spencer prepares a trial online grocery service. Humbler tastes are catered for too, as McDonald's unveils a pilot fast-food delivery service in the London area. ...
Stock markets surge to new highs ahead of Trump's tax reform plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:35:25 PM
....2% at 21,012. US markets were also supported by better-than-expected results from a number of major companies, including construction equipment group Caterpillar, which is also likely to benefit from Trump’s promised infrastructure spending, and burger chain McDonald’s. ...
McDonald’s offers fixed contracts to 115,000 UK zero-hours workers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:23:29 PM
. McDonald’s is to offer 115,000 UK workers on controversial zero-hours contracts the option of moving to fixed contracts with a minimum number of guaranteed hours every week. ...
McDonald's to offer all UK staff fixed hour contracts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 02:58:27 PM
. Fast food chain McDonald's is to allow its UK staff a choice of working fixed hours or having zero-hours contracts. ...
Coalition announces dramatic public service decentralisation plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 06:06:16 AM
....The forced relocation prompted 20 of 100 regulatory scientists to leave the agency, despite APVMA employees being offered significant incentives to stay. Joyce defended the move last month after reports relocated public servants had been working out of McDonalds in Armidale because of a lack of suitable office facilities. ...
Making a splash image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:12:51 PM
....But if you think that it is battery life that holds marine tech back, then think again. It is more likely to be your concentration span, said Sam McDonald, president of a Canadian firm called Deep Trekker. ...
Southern rail boss paid £495,000 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 10:09:03 AM
....”. Andy McDonald, Labour’s transport spokesman, said the pay deal strengthened the party’s argument for renationalisation of the railways. ...
‘I’m not asking you to put on an act’ – our work expert responds image
.... Especially as there’s usually progression opportunities within a company. The only way it could be a problem is if there’s a wild mismatch (eg, you apply to clean the toilets at McDonald’s with a PhD) although I’ve done similar many times between jobs. ...
Bed and breakfast? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:20:27 PM
....The one exception to this is luxury firms, such as Louis Vuitton or Hermes, who can get away with less local differentiation because their foreignness is part of what makes them desirable, he says. At the other end of the scale, firms such as fast-food chain McDonald's may appear the same in whichever country you go to, but actually works hard to localise its branches, he says. ...
McDonald's worker, 94, says she will never leave image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 02:59:55 PM
. A 94-year-old American is celebrating more than four decades of working at McDonald's restaurants. ...
Google to overhaul advertising policies after growing boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:48:57 AM
. Google has promised a wide-ranging overhaul of its advertising policies in response to a growing boycott of the company’s platforms from leading brands and advertisers including the UK government, Marks & Spencer and McDonald’s. ...
Head of Google Europe apologises over ads on extremist content image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 12:23:08 PM
....Marks & Spencer became the latest company to pull advertising from Google on Monday, adding its name to a growing list that includes government departments, major advertising agencies and well-known companies. McDonald’s, the BBC, L’Oréal, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, the Guardian, Audi and Channel 4 are among the firms to suspend advertising. ...
Google apologises after ads appear next to extremist content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 10:09:41 AM
....And on Monday M&S joined a growing list of firms to suspend their advertising from both Google's search engine and YouTube site. Others include McDonald's, HSBC, Lloyds, the BBC, Channel 4 and the Guardian. ...
Google braces for questions as more big-name firms pull adverts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 03:24:45 PM
....The decision by Vodafone, Sky, HSBC, Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland to suspend their ads, or review whether to do so, follows action last week by other brands. They include McDonald’s, L’Oréal, Audi, Sainsbury’s, Argos and the BBC. ...
McDonald's deletes tweet attacking Donald Trump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:03:48 PM
. McDonald's has said its Twitter account was "compromised" after it sent an insulting message to President Donald Trump. ...
First class could be axed in next Southeastern rail franchise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 05:50:33 PM
....Southeastern commuters may also find their journeys altered by proposals to run all services to a single London terminal, such as all Dartford trains to Cannon Street, to maximise capacity. Labour’s shadow transport secretary, Andy McDonald MP, said that it would need “more than tinkering around the edges to deliver much needed improvements”. ...
Britons like vodka and Nike and won't consider Airbnb, survey reveals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 03:42:14 PM
.... The taste of its coffee was cited as the main reason for choosing Costa. Caffé Nero was ranked below both Greggs and McDonald’s in terms of visits. ...
Ivy restaurant spin-off accused of hogging service charge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 03:08:46 PM
....He said he had also spoken out because he felt diners were being shortchanged. “People think that money is going to the waiters and it’s going into what we call ‘McDonalds’ – opening new restaurants. ...
Replacing EU hospitality workers after Brexit 'will take 10 years' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 08:00:29 AM
.... After a month you get used to it,” he said. “I know people in Starbucks or McDonalds; [Pret] is the best of the bad jobs. ...
DPD and Parcelforce face MPs' questions over working conditions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 02:58:20 PM
.... He asked them to calculate how much couriers could expect to lose out on when sick, including lost earnings. Parcelforce Worldwide’s managing director, Gary Simpson, and DPD’s UK chief executive, Dwain McDonald, were also told to supply a copy of the contract governing self-employed couriers. ...
Patagonia and The North Face: saving the world – one puffer jacket at a time image
....) Both Contois and Langer wear Patagonia in a way that would make Chouinard smile, even though much of their actual equipment comes from niche brands. For the real dirtbag, who now regards The North Face somewhat like McDonald’s or Wal-Mart, even Patagonia has mostly sold out to the urban yuppie. ...
Record 910,000 UK workers on zero-hours contracts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 09:55:26 AM
....People on zero-hours contracts are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours but must be available. Such contracts are widely used by retailers, restaurants, leisure companies and hotels, and have been offered by companies including Sports Direct and McDonald’s. ...
Australia cracks down on visas for fast food industry image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 02:35:24 AM
....Peter Dutton said the decision was designed to protect Australian jobs. Since 2012, more than 500 foreign staff have been granted a visa - known as 457 - to work at businesses including McDonald's, KFC and Hungry Jack's. ...
Police say they were 'authorized by McDonald's' to arrest protesters, suit claims image
. Police claimed they had “authorization from the president of McDonald’s” to arrest protesting fast food workers, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed on Wednesday against the city of Memphis, Tennessee. ...
Vietnam's 'bikini airline' Vietjet takes off in public listing image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 09:22:34 AM
....". "These business models are not like McDonald's, where you can just replicate the model elsewhere," he explains. ...
£1.74 an hour: Jinn couriers complain over low earnings image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 03:51:19 PM
....74 an hour, far below the national minimum wage. A courier in Leeds self-employed through Jinn, an app that allows customers to have meals and groceries delivered to their homes from outlets such as McDonalds, KFC and Sainsbury’s, provided evidence to the Guardian that he had been paid just £125 for 72 hours’ work. ...
Britain’s rail franchise model unfit for purpose, say MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 10:07:02 AM
....”. The shadow transport secretary, Andy McDonald MP, said: “A railway works best as an integrated network, but privatisation and franchising have meant breaking it up to create opportunities for companies to extract a profit, resulting in costly inefficiencies. ...
Work till you drop: when will you retire — and do you want to? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 08:01:23 AM
.... And when employers take retention of older workers seriously, organisations gain significant benefits. McDonald’s, for example, reports 20% higher performance in their outlets where workers aged 60 and over are employed as part of a multi-generational workforce. ...
City of London launches challenge to boost coffee cup recycling image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 12:01:02 AM
.... Insurance broker Lloyd’s has signed up. Simply Cups is currently working with Costa, Pret a Manger and McDonald’s, collecting cups from a few of their stores on a trial basis. ...
Poll confirms Southern’s status as UK's worst-performing rail firm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 12:58:11 PM
....5 million a day on thousands more trains, the railway is full in many places,” Starr said. Andy McDonald, Labour’s transport spokesman, said the results “expose the failure of our privatised railways”. ...
McDonald’s will need more than a bigger Big Mac to supersize profits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 07:00:23 AM
....Ever thought a Big Mac was not big enough? Me neither. But McDonald’s clearly does, as it is introducing a new Grand Mac, which apparently has to be eaten with two hands. ...
Chinese company Alibaba signs deal to be major sponsor of Olympic Games image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 01:41:33 PM
.... On Thursday, in another sign of Chinese companies’ increasing willingness to flex their financial muscle and sign major global sporting deals, Ma was happily handing over millions of dollars after agreeing what he called a “historical” deal for Alibaba to be a leading sponsor of the summer and winter Olympics until 2028. Under the terms of the deal, announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Alibaba joins McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and Visa on the International Olympic Committee’s highest level TOP partnership programme for the next six Games, as well becoming the IOC’s official Cloud Services and e-commerce platform services partner. ...
Rail strike: search goes on for job Failing Grayling can't do badly | John Crace image
.... It was just that he did not want a Labour mayor getting his fingers anywhere near his train set. Andy McDonald, the shadow transport secretary, couldn’t believe what he was hearing. ...
McDonald's agrees China franchise sale image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 06:40:00 AM
. McDonald's has agreed to sell 80% of its business in China and Hong Kong, as part of plans to franchise more of its restaurants worldwide. ...
Holy Big Mac: Vatican's first McDonald's opens image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 05:52:37 PM
. McDonald’s has opened a franchise just steps away from the gleaming white marble dome of St Peter’s Basilica, giving indigestion to some cardinals and local business owners. ...
Train fares rise by an average of 2.3% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 2nd of January 2017 08:19:15 AM
....". But shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald said passengers are always told that higher fares are necessary to fund investment. ...
Rail fares: train operators accused of milking the system as rises kick in image
.... A comparison of costs on nearly 200 routes shows that the average commuter is now paying £2,788 for their season ticket, £594 more than in 2010. The shadow transport secretary, Andy McDonald, said: “Passengers have faced truly staggering fare rises of over £2,000 since 2010. ...
Jean-Claude Juncker blocked EU curbs on tax avoidance, cables show image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 1st of January 2017 01:14:31 PM
.... He recast the fading steel-based economy into a booming hub for international business, and when he departed in 2013 Luxembourg had been transformed into one of the richest countries in the world per capita. Hundreds of the multinational corporations rushed to channel international profits through subsidiaries in the country, among them McDonald’s, Fiat, Amazon, Shire Pharmaceuticals and Skype. ...
Gangmasters agree to pay more than £1m to settle modern slavery claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 10:00:00 AM
....”. The Lithuanians were sent to work in supply chains producing premium free range eggs for McDonald’s, Tesco, Asda, M&S and the Sainsbury’s Woodland brand. ...
Southern train strikes: MP calls for rail ombudsman image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 12:31:31 AM
.... . Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald said it was within the government's "gift" to bring about a suspension of the strikes. ...
Union leader says No 10 demonising working people in strikes row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 05:54:12 PM
....”. The shadow transport secretary, Andy McDonald, said the government had the power to end the dispute on the rail network and accused ministers of “promoting ever more draconian responses” to workers’ grievances. ...
Ireland may not get Apple's €13bn back taxes in full, EU says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 11:56:26 AM
.... It allows the commissioner to become Dane of the year for 2016,” he said, referring to the title accorded by Danish newspaper Berlingske last month. Under Vestager, the commission has also taken on McDonald’s, Starbucks and Italy’s Fiat over tax, and launched investigations into overcharging by Gazprom, one of Russia’s most powerful companies. ...
Chris Grayling: Tory in combative mood to deal with rail union bosses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 07:00:14 AM
....It has added up to a strategy that has infuriated commuter groups, the unions and a number of MPs, with Tory former minister Bob Neill even calling for his resignation over a separate row about south London train franchises. “The man has so far shown himself to be totally and utterly partial, ideologically driven and up to his neck in political chicanery,” said Andy McDonald, Labour’s shadow transport secretary. ...
Southern rail row: Train drivers' strike halts services for third day image
....Labour's transport spokesman has called on the government to intervene ahead of a further conductors' strike next week. Andy McDonald said: "What's needed is a pause. ...
The Filipinos making a new life as teachers in the US image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 02:28:04 AM
.... They are in demand because of the unexpected effects of a stronger US economy. Timothy McDonald reports from Casa Grande in Arizona. ...
Southern rail strike: 48-hour walkout causes chaos for commuters image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 07:27:44 AM
....The general secretary of the Aslef trade union, Mick Whelan, said the strike wasn't politically motivated - but a response to what he called "ill conceived" changes "fraught with danger". Shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald has accused the government of attempting to "pin the blame" for its own incompetence on trade unions. ...
Southern train drivers strike after court rejects appeal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 07:20:30 AM
....The home secretary, Amber Rudd, added to criticism of unions, branding the action “totally unacceptable”. Andy McDonald, the shadow transport secretary, said it was an insult to passengers to blame Southern’s failures on trade unions rather than the incompetence of management and government ministers. ...
'Please talk about it' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 12:02:19 AM
.... . They're part of a network called "Minds@Work" which has been set up by Geoff McDonald and colleagues Georgie Mack and Camilla Upson. ...
Capita to replace staff with robots to save money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 07:29:14 PM
.... The announcement will fuel growing fears that human workers will have to make way for robots, as companies turn to technology to boost profits. The Apple and Samsung supplier Foxconn was reported to have replaced 60,000 workers with robots earlier this year, while the former chief executive of McDonald’s suggested a similar tactic in response to low-paid workers’ demands for better pay and conditions. ...
McDonald's to scrap Luxembourg tax structure image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 05:11:31 PM
. McDonald’s is to scrap its controversial Luxembourg tax structure in a corporate shakeup that means $1bn (£800m) of income from fast-food restaurants across Europe will flow through the UK instead. ...

Page rendered in 1.9262 seconds.