Tesco Strike Threatens Food Supplies In Run-Up To Christmas

Strikes by warehouse workers and drivers are set to create chaos in the run-up to Christmas at Tesco. More than 1,000 workers are organising walkouts in a pay row, adding further stress on the supply chain where Tesco bosses had earlier warned of reduced choice on supermarket racks due to driver deficits. The Unite unionContinue reading “Tesco Strike Threatens Food Supplies In Run-Up To Christmas”

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Long Waits For Routine Treatment In The NHS

It was reported that follow up appointments are to be scrapped and patients moved around the country under extreme strategies to tackle the immense NHS waiting list overload. The Health Secretary Sajid Javid is understood to have ordered NHS health chiefs to come up with suggestions to alleviate the backlog. A review will recommend patientsContinue reading “Long Waits For Routine Treatment In The NHS”

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Circuit Breakers Are Imposed By Schools Themselves

Schools in England are beginning to close again as headteachers impose their own circuit breakers and are sending children home to study remotely in an attempt to tackle COVID before Christmas. Campaigners have warned that more schools could follow suit this winter and shut down after St Mary’s Church of England Primary in Hereford andContinue reading “Circuit Breakers Are Imposed By Schools Themselves”

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Before Christmas Shopping, Take The COVID Test

The Government has announced new guidance to take a lateral flow test before travelling to congested areas to avert a fourth wave this winter. It’s the first time Britons have been asked to take a test before going to high-risk settings, which could include busy stores and town centres. Before people in England were askedContinue reading “Before Christmas Shopping, Take The COVID Test”

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A Nurse Is Jailed For Using A Dying Patient’s Bank Card

A hospital nurse was imprisoned for 14 months after she went on a spending binge with a dying patient’s bank card. Leanne Wallace, 40, targeted weak and vulnerable Leslie Rushworth, 84, as he lay gravely ill with problems including pneumonia and anorexia. Teesside Crown Court was told that whilst he was under her care, sheContinue reading “A Nurse Is Jailed For Using A Dying Patient’s Bank Card”

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The Millennial Baby Boom Is On Its Way

Retailers were given the good news by a Bank of America analyst who predicted that a millennial baby boom could be on the way, leading to a boost in sales for stores. Millennials, those aged 25 to 40, now make up the biggest generation in the United States, having overtaken Baby Boomers. According to PewContinue reading “The Millennial Baby Boom Is On Its Way”

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Adding The Final Nail To The Coffin

The Chancellor will again delay plans to improve the business rates regime, pushing a nail in the coffin on the high street, and the Government will push back an announcement for improvement a second time. The commercial property tax has been condemned for high street woes – retail pays a quarter of rates despite makingContinue reading “Adding The Final Nail To The Coffin”

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In England, Almost One In Fifty People Had COVID Last Week

England’s COVID cases have reached their highest level since mid-January with approximately one in fifty infected with the virus last week, official data has revealed amid mounting concerns that the imminent fourth wave and slow booster vaccine roll out will force ministers into adopting its winter Plan B. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) figuresContinue reading “In England, Almost One In Fifty People Had COVID Last Week”

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Hunt Is On For Leaker Of Queen’s Funeral Arrangements

Enraged palace aides are seeking the source behind the genuinely disturbing leak of top-secret plans that are to be enacted when the Queen dies. The details of Operation London Bridge, including ministerial protocols and funeral arrangements, were published yesterday morning in a move described by Whitehall insiders as disturbing, unnecessary and upsetting. The plans forContinue reading “Hunt Is On For Leaker Of Queen’s Funeral Arrangements”

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Pfizer CEO Says A Vaccine-Resistant Strain Of COVID Is Likely To Emerge

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Tuesday that he believes it’s possible that a strain of COVID 19 could surface that’s resistant to vaccines. However, the pharmaceuticals boss maintained that the company would be able to develop a new shot to tackle a vaccine-resistant strain within 95 days of its appearance. Albert Bourla said thatContinue reading “Pfizer CEO Says A Vaccine-Resistant Strain Of COVID Is Likely To Emerge”

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